WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco Calls for Strengthening Tobacco Control and Prohibiting Spitting in Public Places

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken us to better understand the importance of public health for human development and prevent the spread of diseases. Countries worldwide marshaled their resources towards addressing this global crisis in a coordinated manner. Despite the existing barriers in public health services, governments have responded diligently to the unprecedented challenges that the […]

WHO FCTC head calls for multisectoral action on NCD-related SDGs through tobacco control

October 7, 2020 WHO FCTC During a week of high-level meetings at the General Assembly of the United Nations, the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) co-sponsored a virtual side event on 24 September 2020 entitled Working with Member States to deliver the non-communicable disease-related Sustainable Development Goal targets during and […]

Supporting National Action for WHO FCTC Implementation in sub-Saharan Africa

March 23, 2020 Authors: Norwegian Cancer SocietyFramework Convention Alliance A Collaborative Project with Framework Convention Alliance Many low- and middle-income countries are yet to include accelerated implementation of the global tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), in their overall national development agenda. Even when the FCTC has been […]