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SEATCA: Break cycle of nicotine addiction, expedite Malaysia’s GEG bill

5 August 2022 By Audrey Dermawan, New Straits Times SEATCA senior policy adviser Dr Mary Assunta said the tobacco generational endgame (GEG) component of the bill was forward-looking and a long-term solution to better protect the youth due to the increasing smoking prevalence among teenagers. – NSTP/MIKAIL ONG   GEORGE TOWN: The Southeast Asia Tobacco […]

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Cambodia: Education ministry, NACD awarded for tobacco policy

By: Long Kimmarita, Source: The Phnom Penh Post The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) have received awards from the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) for their implementation of tobacco control in Cambodia. The Best Practices Awards ceremony was held virtually on February 23 by SEATCA

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PASS OR FAIL: Findings from Asian and ASEAN Tobacco Industry Interference Indexes

On 20 November 2020, SEATCA gathered public health experts, tobacco control advocates and government agencies to launch the 2020 Asian and ASEAN Tobacco Industry Interference Indexes covering 18 countries from the region. The webinar entitled ‘PASS OR FAIL: Findings from Asian and ASEAN Tobacco Industry Interference Indexes’ moderated by SEATCA Senior Policy Advisor, Dr. Mary Assunta, featured

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Resource center SEATCA’s programs have contributed to the advancement of the tobacco control movement in Southeast Asia, through its country partners: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. With these country partners, SEATCA works towards supporting progressive policy development, strengthening national tobacco control working groups, generating more local evidence for advancing tobacco

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SEATCA Publications

  Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit (2015) This toolkit presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that each country needs to take into account for purposes of developing country efforts for the implementation of Article 5.3 related to protection of tobacco control measures from interference by the tobacco industry of

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Multi-sectorial workshop for Parties to the WHO FCTC in Asia to promote ratification of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Summary Multi-sectorial workshop for Parties to the WHO FCTC in Asia to promote ratification of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products 9-11 December, 2014, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar  A Multi-sectorial workshop to promote ratification of the WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

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Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective

Last 26 June 2014, a workshop entitled ‘Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective’ was held in Lombok, Indonesia. The workshop was attended by city representatives from the Health District Office (Dinas Kesehatan), Local Planning & Development Board (Badan Perencanaan Daerah), and Economic

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