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HealthJustice and NYC forge partnership to find out youth opinion on rising cigarette prices

“The survey that we will jointly conduct aims to obtain information on the extent of youth support towards increased prices of tobacco products, the profiles of current youth smokers, and the levels of prices that will make them consider giving up smoking altogether.” -HealthJustice President Mary Ann Fernandez-Mendoza The National Youth Commission (NYC), the “policy-making…

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Anti-tobacco advocacy group lauds the signing of EO on smoking ban

“This latest issuance is a positive step in realizing a smoke-free Philippines. The success of it being implemented still depends on our law enforcers and the LGUs.”   HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and advocacy group with expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, congratulates President Rodrigo Duterte for signing the Executive Order…

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Public officials sign manifesto against tobacco industry interference

In a workshop organized by HealthJustice Philippines in partnership with the Civil Service Commission, tobacco control advocates working in local government units, national government agencies and public administrative bodies signed last April 28 a manifesto cementing their commitment to protect the bureaucracy against tobacco industry interference.  The manifesto read: “We reiterate our commitment to reject…

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Philippine NGO named NCD Alliance partner

NCD Alliance, an international network of civil society organizations, scientific and professional associations and academic and research institutions aiming to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, has identified HealthJustice Philippines as a Programme Partner under the NCD Advocacy Institute Seed Programme.   The NCD Advocacy Institute Seed Programme “promotes and supports national NCD…

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