- Created on 29 August 2013
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and other international health experts monitoring the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement negotiations taking place this week are urging governments to be mindful of the relationship between international trade agreements and national public health policies.
- Created on 28 August 2013
Members and staff from The Union joined tobacco control experts and advocates from throughout the Asia Pacific region to call on Indonesia, the fifth largest tobacco market in the world, to ratify the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and begin implementing key tobacco control policies.
- Created on 27 August 2013
The local government of the Mexican state Baja California passed legislation on 16 August to introduce 100% smokefree environments across the state. Since early 2011, The Union has been providing support to the Ministry of Health, the recipient of a tobacco control grant from the Bloomberg Initiative to reduce tobacco use. The goal has been to develop and implement this smokefree law, which was passed unanimously by the assembly.