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09/01-30/2018 - (TBD) Third UN High-level Meeting on NCDs
September ??, 2018 – Third UN High-level Meeting on NCDs, New York City, NY.&n ttp://www.who.int/nmh/events/2015/getting-to-2018/en/…
09/13-15/2018 - 2018 Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health
September 13-15, 2018 – 2018 Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT12th), Bali, Indonesia.&n ww.apact12th.org…
09/18/2018 - 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations
September 18, 2018 – 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations, New York City, NY.&n ttp://www.un.org/en/ga/meetings/…
Webinar - Physical Activity in the Americas



Webinar - "Physical Activity in the Americas:  conflict of interest, launching of GAPPA and next steps" Similarities exist between the strategies being developed by the industry of ultraprocessed food products and beverages (IPUCB) and those st [ ... ]

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Saving Lives, Spending Less

Saving lives, spending less: New WHO investment case for NCDs A new WHO report launched today shows that the world's poorest countries can gain US$350 billion by 2030 by scaling up investments in preventing and treating chronic diseases, like heart  [ ... ]

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Sweet Power: Politics of Sugar

Sweet power: the politics of sugar, sugary drinks and poor nutrition in Australia
Unhealthy diets and poor nutrition are leading contributors to Australia's burden of disease and burgeoning health-care costs. In 1980, just 10% of Australian adults wer [ ... ]

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Entry into Force - Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Entry into Force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Product On 27 June 2018, the conditions for the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products were met with the ratification of the Un [ ... ]

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World No Tobacco Day 2018

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco and heart disease Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to re [ ... ]

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#QuitBigTobacco

#QuitBigTobacco During the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, Vital Strategies launched a global campaign to separate the tobacco industry from its associates that make their work possible, especially advertising agencies. [ ... ]

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Hypertension in Chile

15 Thousand Chileans Die each Year due to Arterial Hypertension According to the ENS 2016-2017, 27.6% of Chilean adults are hypertensive, which in figures reaches 3.5 million people. The biggest problem is that, in the group between 35 and 75 years, [ ... ]

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Obesity and its consequences spreading rapidly around the world.
Clogged arteries and sedentary lifestyles have replaced germs as the world's leading killers. Read more in this article by By JIM LANDERS, The Dallas Morning News,Washington Burea [ ... ]

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More Attention to Blood Pressure Control

PAHO/WHO urges more attention to blood pressure control
In Latin America and the Caribbean, only 1 in 5 people with hypertension manage to keep their blood pressure below 140/90

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