Key Word: “tobacco control”

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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iPRI Statement for World Cancer Day 2015: Cancer Prevention Is Not Beyond Us!

The International Prevention Research Institute, today released its 2015 World Cancer Day Statement. In it, Professors Peter Boyle, Derek Yach and Twalib Ngoma, make the point that despite ongoing challenges, Cancer Prevention is not Beyond Us. Their statement reinforces the 2015 World Cancer Day theme that Cancer Control is not Beyond Us.

International Prevention Research Institute | Jan. 31, 2015

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The Economics Of Cancer Prevention & Control: Data Digest

Developed for the World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2014, with the input of the Vitality Institute   Introduction With the adoption of the UN Political Declaration on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in 2011, the world’s political leaders acknowledged the enormity of the NCD burden and the threats NCDs pose to human, economic and social development. Even so,... More »

Union for International Cancer Control | Dec. 3, 2014

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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