High-level speakers open the conference – at a crossroads for tobacco control

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Commitments announced to make South Africa capital city smoke-free

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga today announced increased commitments to make South Africa’s capital city smoke-free.

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Doors open for the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

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Pre-conference workshops -- practical sessions for tobacco control progress led by world experts

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Secretariat of UN tobacco treaty launches Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Taxation and African Tobacco Industry Monitoring

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Increased security on Wednesday 7 March

Due to the number of high-level participants that are attending the conference, additional security screenings will be in place on Wednesday. Delegates are encouraged to pick up registration badges in advance on Tuesday between 7:00 and 17:00.

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Youth pre-conference delegates unite to build a tobacco free generation

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Dr Kelly Henning, Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Health Lead talks tobacco control on the eve of WCTOH

A Q&A with Kelly Henning

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Download the conference app now

The programme of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) will be exclusively available through a downloadable smartphone app, accessible to all before the conference.  

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Tobacco and social justice – an important new track for the World Conference on Tobacco or Health

For the first time this year the World Conference on Tobacco or Health has a dedicated track for social justice issues related to tobacco and the consequences of addiction.

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Opportunity for students to volunteer at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

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Brazil’s Supreme Court upholds landmark ban on flavours and additives in tobacco products

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