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Tobacco companies still “vigorously circumventing health and tobacco control policies”

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, launched last September 29 at Seda Vertis North the Tobacco Industry Interference Index Philippine Report 2017, which revealed, among others, that “there has been no decrease in so-called CSR activities by the tobacco industry or its groups.” “Tobacco…


“Well-deserved” – health group on Ubial’s WHO award

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank and advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, congratulated Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, a known tobacco control advocate, for receiving one of World Health Organization’s (WHO) World No Tobacco Day 2017 awards. “We congratulate Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial for receiving a World No Tobacco Day 2017…


Health group: PH is first in the world to comply with international tobacco control agreement

“Compliance with international agreements concerning tobacco control was bolstered when the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines reiterated the CSC-DOH JMC 2010-01 in 2013 through a Memorandum to foreign service posts and regional consular offices instructing them to comply with the Circular.” -Mary Ann Mendoza, President…

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