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International Updates Archive

Fourth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC

DEATH CLOCK to start COP 4 http://www.fctc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=457:death-clock-to-start-cop-4&catid=222:meeting-resources&Itemid=230     From the WHO-FCTC website:  http://www.who.int/fctc/en/ The fourth session of the Conference of the Parties will be held from 15 to 20 November 2010 at the conference

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News update on FCTC Articles 9/10

Please see the news update on the FCA website – www.fctc.org.  FCA Tobacco flavours, Facts and Q&A FCA has just developed a media briefer on tobacco flavours facts and a Q and A, in response

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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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Making Progress, but Not there Yet, 21/03/10

 Geneva, Switzerland:  International talks in Geneva on a new treaty to fight the global problem of illicit trade in tobacco products have ended without a final agreement. But Parties did make some significant progress..  They

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APACT 2010 Reminder

  APACT 2010 Registration Opening Soon. Provisional Programe: The APACT 2010 Scientific Program Committee is putting together a world-class program featuring renowned speakers and addressing key issues in tobacco control and public health. The provisional

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World No Tobacco Day 2010

This year’s World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on 31 May 2010 focuses on the theme: Gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women The WHO is looking for nominees for this year’s WNTD,

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WORLD CANCER DAY

  World Cancer Day brings message of hope This year World Cancer Day (WCD) 2010 brings a positive message that some cancer can be prevented. Today is WCD (4 February 2010) and it aims to

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APACT 2010

     Application for funding assistance Submission deadline extended: 29 January 2010  Click for more information

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Global Smokefree Partnership Awards

Global Smokefree Partnership Awards for leadership and excellence in promoting effective smokefree policies Call for Nominations 2009 The Global Smokefree Partnership is organising the fourth edition of the awards aimed at: 1. recognising outstanding leadership

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Job Vacancy

  SEATCA is looking for an Accountant, for more information please contact Accharawan 02 241 0082, or accharawan@seatca.org or follow this link for more details.  CLICK

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Tabinfo Asia 2009: Congress Workshop

Schedule of Congress Workshop, there are workshops designed for smaller group of participants.  The focus of these workshops will be on strategies to improve tobacco products, circumvent the regulations and packaging.   DAY 1 –

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Tabinfo Asia 2009: The Congress Schedule

The organizer of the Tabinfo Asia 2009 has release the plan for The Congress Sessions.  The Schedule sill consist of fifteen forums sessions and 10 workshops over 3 days. Panels, roundtable discussions and audience participation.

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Laos to ban smoking in public places

Laos would soon make lighting up more difficult with a ban on smoking in restaurants and inside public buildings, Radio Laos said Thursday. No date was set for implementing the ban in nearly all public

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Laos to ban smoking in public places

Laos would soon make lighting up more difficult with a ban on smoking in restaurants and inside public buildings, Radio Laos said Thursday. No date was set for implementing the ban in nearly all public

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Alternative cigarette raises concerns

By The nationPublished on June 29, 2009   Authorities will have to watch out for nicotine gel, an alternative cigarette that looks set to attract smokers but may be harmful to health. By just rubbing

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No cigarettes in Sukhothai

No cigarettes in Sukhothai By Pichet NetbutraThe Nation In a move to mark the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Sukhothai was yesterday declared as the country’s first anti-smoking historic city. Provincial health official

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