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Antitobacco programs underfunded, WHO says

Tobacco control programs remain “seriously underfunded” worldwide, despite increases in revenue-generating tobacco taxes, the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals in its third report on the global tobacco epidemic.

WHO welcomes Sochi 2014’s decision to make next Winter Olympic Games smoke-free

The World Health Organization has welcomed Sochi 2014’s decision to support the non-smoking policy during the next Winter Olympic Games. It will make the Sochi Olympics the twelfth Olympic Games to be free from tobacco smoke, with a blanket ban that will protect over 155,000 athletes, sports delegation representatives and volunteers from the harmful effects of smoking. The best lessons learned from other international events were recently discussed at a working meeting in the city of Sochi, attended by representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO), international non smoking foundations, the Administration of Sochi and Krasnodar region, and the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.

WHO warns tobacco firms targeting women and girls

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged Asia-Pacific countries to protect women and girls from aggressive efforts tobacco free worldby tobacco firms to induce them to start smoking.

Ghana to Host second WHO meeting on Tobacco

Ghana has been selected to host the second working group meeting on World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in April this year.

Lobby Against Loopholes In WHO Tobacco Treaty Intensifies