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International Updates

APACT Registration now open; Provisional program now available!

 Welcome to the APACT 2010 conference website:   http://www.apact2010.org/ NEWS FLASH! Registration now open! Click here: http://www.apact2010.org/ for more information and for the latest provisional program. Onsite registration opens 6 – 9 October 2010 APACT […]

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WHO technical manual on tobacco tax administration

The World Health Organization has just published a “WHO technical manual on tobacco tax administration”. The new manual aims to help governments improve health and increase revenues by identifying a set of best practices for […]

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Global Health Promotion: Recent Papers

The Political Economy of Tobacco and Poverty Alleviation in Southeast Asia: contradictions in the role of the state Global Health, Equity and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

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Ferrari reveal new logo design, 08/07/10

Ferrari have changed their controversial racing team logo, with the new design to come into force from January 1 next year. The team were recently criticised regarding the barcode emblem that had previously adorned their […]

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Dr. Judith Mackay on CNN’s TalkAsia

Dr. Mackay joins CNN’s weekly chat program TALK ASIA, as she reveals her work in public health, particularly on tobacco control. She also talks about her battles with the tobacco industry in China, and her liftetime mission […]

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Global Industry Survey

Media release from the Australian Council on Smoking and Health. It details a survey indicating that the tobacco industry is the least reputable among industry sectors.  Click for more

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SEATCA letter: Restoring IDRC’s Integrity and Credibility

  07 June 2010 Dr. Ahmed Galal Board Member International Development Research Centre Canada RE: Restoring IDRC’s Integrity and Credibility: Mrs. Barbara McDougall’s Resignation Dear Dr. Galal, The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) is […]