Tobacco control & development

Tobacco use contributes to poverty and is a major risk factor for the four main groups of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) - cancers, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. That's why tobacco control must be integrated into international development
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Tobacco control, specifically implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is included under Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 'health goal'.

Tobacco control, specifically implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is included under Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 'health goal'.

The Representative of Denmark touts tobacco taxation as a potential revenue source to fund the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). September, 2105.

The Representative of Denmark touts tobacco taxation as a potential revenue source to fund the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Tobacco control is included in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and tobacco taxation is recognised as a major tool for financing development - as well as the most effective way to reduce tobacco use.

Tobacco control is included in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and tobacco taxation is recognised as a major tool for financing development - as well as the most effective way to reduce tobacco use.

Shows where the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control fits into the new sustainable development goals, the SDGs.

Shows where the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control fits into the new sustainable development goals, the SDGs.

Why is the post-2015 agenda/ Sustainable Development Goals so important for tobacco control Here are the essential points

Why is the agenda/ Sustainable Development Goals so important for tobacco control Here are the essential points

The UN reviewed global progress on tackling non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on 11 July 2014. FCA argued that accelerating global tobacco control is key to winning the fight against the killer diseases.

The UN reviewed global progress on tackling non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on 11 July 2014. FCA argued that accelerating global tobacco control is key to winning the fight against the killer diseases.

In July 2014, UN Member States will review progress on putting in place the pledges made in the Political Declaration of the 2011 NCD Summit. Implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control must remain a priority!

In July 2014, UN Member States will review progress on putting in place the pledges made in the Political Declaration of the 2011 NCD Summit. Implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control must remain a priority!

FCA's Shana Narula was part of a United Nations panel discussing women and the post-2015 development goals. She urged that the goals address the devastating impact of tobacco on women.

FCA's Shana Narula was part of a United Nations panel discussing women and the development goals. She urged that the goals address the devastating impact of tobacco on women.

The Bellagio Statement, 1995, was one of the steps towards creating the global tobacco control treaty, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

The Bellagio Statement, was one of the steps towards creating the global tobacco control treaty, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan tells world leaders why tobacco control is essential to the fight against NCDs.

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan tells world leaders why tobacco control is essential to the fight against NCDs.


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