SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award given to Balanga City

Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines/27 August 2014 – The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance(SEATCA) presented the SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award to Balanga City Mayor Joet Garcia, for “Exemplary commitment to protecting the health of its people…

SEATCA receives WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award, World No Tobacco Day 2014

SEATCA Director Bungon Ritthiphakdee formally receives the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award, World No Tobacco Day 2014 ( only 2 in the  world) from Dr. Takeshi Kasai Director for Program Management/WHO – WPRO. Present were Dr.…

SIS FOCAL POINTS WORKSHOP ON POS and CSR

Bangkok, Thailand:  The SEATCA Industry Surveillance(SIS) program organized a 2-day workshop for the SIS focal points from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, thePhilippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The workshop presented progress and challenges in policies to…

14th INHPF Annual Meeting in Tonga

On Wednesday, 23rd July 2014, the 14th INHPF annual meeting was presided by the honorable Prime Minister of Tonga, Lord Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō.  The honorable Prime Minister welcomed the participants and mentioned that “we are delighted…

Workshop to Disseminate the MOH Circular #003 on Banning of Smoking and Blowing the Smoke of Tobacco Products at Public and Workplaces

Phnom Penh Capital City Hall 28 July 2014 The workshop hosted by the Phnom Penh Caapital City Hall on 28 July 2014 under financial and technical support from WHO-Cambodia and CMH aimed at disseminating the…

Regional Updates

Thailand: 13th National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Thailand: 13th National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Last July 28 – 30, the 13th National Conference on Tobacco or Health was held with the theme: “Raising Tobacco Taxes Reduces Smoker…

Health advocates laud Aquino for tobacco control milestone

Local and international health advocates congratulate President Benigno Aquino III…

International Updates

Luther L. Terry Awards

Luther L. Terry Awards

Dear Friend, The Luther L. Terry Awards are presented triennially and in conjunction with the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health. These awards…

Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Games

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the…

Help support Sunita: Join ‘#Sunita Against Smokeless Project’

Tobacco use doesn’t just kill, it ruins lives.  Consider Sunita’s…

REMINDER: Nominations for 2015 Luther Terry Awards are due August 28

Dear Friend, The Luther L. Terry Awards are presented triennially and…