Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

World No Tobacco Day 2019: tobacco and lung health

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on "tobacco and lung health." The campaign will increase awareness on: the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lung health, from cancer to chronic respiratory disease, the fundamental role lungs play for the health and well-being of all people. The campaign also serves as a call to action, advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption and engaging stakeholders across multiple sectors in the fight for tobacco control.

WHO urges governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, including in motor sport

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WHO

Geneva, 14 March 2019 -- WHO is urging governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, including when hosting or receiving broadcasts of Formula 1 and MotoGP events.

WHO also urges all sporting bodies, including Formula 1 and MotoGP, to adopt strong tobacco free policies that ensure their events are smoke-free and their activities and participants, including race teams, are not sponsored by tobacco companies.

World No Tobacco Day 2019 Awards - call for nominations

Geneva, 11 March 2019 - The World Health Organization is calling for nominations to the World No Tobacco Day 2019 Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control.

Call for nominations is now closed

Latest news

  • April 2019

    Request for proposals for the "Provision of statistics, reports and analysis through web access for selected consumer products"

    The purpose of this request for proposals is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out the following work: provision of statistics, reports and analysis through web access for selected consumer products (tobacco, alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages). If you are interested in applying to this tender please submit your proposal by Friday, 19 April 2019, 23:59 hs (GMT 2.00).