As low-and-middle income countries become targets for an industry in search of new markets for their deadly products, the international community prepares to endorse a new Global Strategy for Tobacco Control to help lift the burden of noncommunicable diseases.


Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) and The African Capacity Building Foundation held an informal coordination workshop with FCTC focal points and stakeholders in Africa.


The international community is preparing to endorse a new Global Strategy for Tobacco Control to help governments battle the tobacco epidemic. We cannot afford to waste this unique opportunity to help save more lives.


Taking place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October, COP8 will bring together 181 Parties, including the European Union. For the first time ever, a high level segment will kick-off proceedings.

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