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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Communicable Diseases Control, Tobacco Free Initiative, No. 99.7: Report of the World Health Organization Meeting of Public Health Experts

By Gro Harlem Brundtland, Dr.

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Communicable Diseases Control, Tobacco Free Initiative, No. 99.7: Report of the World Health Organization Meeting of Public Health Experts  
Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland, Dr.
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Brundtland, Dr, G. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization, Communicable Diseases Control, Tobacco Free Initiative, No. 99.7. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Medical Reference Publication

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Tobacco control cannot succeed solely through the efforts of individual governments, national NGOs and media advocates. We need an international response to an international problem. I believe that response will be well encapsulated in the development of an International Framework Convention.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS Preface 7 Remarks by the Hon. Penny Priddy, Minister of Health and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Government of British Columbia Executive Summary 11 Introduction 13 Advancing the framework convention Session 1 : TFI overview and the FCTC accelerated work plan The Tobacco Free Initiative The FCTC: an accelerated work plan Session 2: Public health and international tobacco control Improving public health through the FCTC Session 3: WHO and the FCTC The development of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control: principles of law and process Session 4: The special circumstances of developing countries The FCTC from a developing country perspective Are low income countries targets of the tobacco industry ? Tobacco Free Initiative: the Bangladesh perspective Session 5: The role of NGOs in supporting the WHO FCTC Mobilizing NGOs behind the FCTC: Experiences from infant formula, landmine and environmental codes/conventions Session 6: Options for the development of the FCTC The framework convention/protocol approach: the experience of international environmental regimes The structure of framework treaties: considerations for an international FCTC Joint discussion Towards an integrated plan of action: Working Group outputs 25 Working Group 1: Accelerating the work of the FCTC and mobilizing support 2 5 Working Group 2: Addressing the needs of developing countries 2 7 Working Group 3: The public health context 29

 

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