On January 29, HealthJustice Philippines together with the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), the World Health Organization, and the Department of Health will hold a forum on achieving inclusive growth in the Philippines through Health Promotion. The event is entitled “Healthy People, Wealthy Nation,” and will feature speakers from the government, the academe, civil society, and international representatives from neighboring countries.
Indonesia Will Sign the FCTC
ASH Thailand Encourages Thai People to Express Their Support for 85% Graphic Health Warning During Loi Krathong
On November 17, 2013, on the Thai holiday of Loi Krathong, ASH Thailand encourages the Thai people to make a wish for the passage of the 85% pictorial health warning and, ultimately, for the lives that will be saved by the regulation. To make this wish, supporters can visit http://ashthailand.or.th/~new-web/th/activity_page.php?id=246 and/or share photos on Facebook at facebook.com/ashthailand.
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Court asked to akay larger tobacco warnings-the nation
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Warning smokers is NOT UNCONSTITUTITION-the nation
Kuala Lumpur to help rural tobacco farmers-the nation
Plan to become an ex-smoker for good
SYDNEY: Australia will elevate its engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and seek to more closely align its foreign policy with that of the bloc, Foreign Minister Bob Carr said Friday.
The article ''Thailand's draft tobacco consumption control act: Plain packaging and beyond'' by Alan Adcock published on Oct 19, 2012, in the Business section presented several false claims about plain packaging. First, it claimed that graphic health warnings are not effective. This is not true based on many studies, like the findings from a 2012 study in Canada that graphic health warnings show ''a statistically significant effect on smoking prevalence and quit attempts''.
Bangkok-16 October 2012: The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), a regional tobacco control network, on Tuesday congratulated the people of the Philippines for "not backing down in a major battle against tobacco use", even as it stressed that "the war is far from over."
Sunday 30 September 2012 Members of the International Health Promotion Foundation Network organized a study visit to Jatujak market for representatives from Australia, Malaysia and advocates from the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).