Key Word: “FCTC”

A Tobacco-Free World: a Call to Action to Phase out the Sale of Tobacco Products by 2040

By Prof Robert Beaglehole, DSc, Prof Ruth Bonita, PhD, Derek Yach, MBChB, Judith Mackay, FRCP, Prof K Srinath Reddy, DM Summary The time has come for the world to acknowledge the unacceptability of the damage being done by the tobacco industry and work towards a world essentially free from the sale (legal and illegal) of... More »

The Lancet | March 13, 2015

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Research to stop tobacco deaths

by Derek Yach, Angela Pratt, Thomas J Glynn and K Srinath Reddy Abstract In 2003, governments adopted the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the world’s first global health treaty. In the decade since the treaty was adopted by 178 member states of the World Health Organization, there have been substantial achievements in reducing tobacco use around... More »

Globalization and Health | May 21, 2014