Entities rejecting funds and partnership’s from Tobacco Industry’s related institutions and initiatives

About: The following list shows the entities that have written policies and/or have publicly announced their rejection to partnerships and funding support from the tobacco industry, coursed mainly through the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) and PMI IMPACT initiative.

 

Government-led

  • Ministry of Health – Poland1
  • Ministry of Health – Vietnam2
  • Ministry of Health – Thailand3
  • Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – India4

 

Public Health Network-led

  • American Cancer Society5

 

University-led

  • Tobacco Control Research Program & Wellbeing & Preventable Chronic Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory6
  • Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health Editorial Board
  • Faculty of Health & Medicine, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
  • University of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia
  • Perth Children’s Hospital, Western Australia
  • Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University, Victoria
  • School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Western Australia
  • Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
  • Faculty of Human Science, Macquarie University, New South Wales
  • Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria
  • School of Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan
  • School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado
  • Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, Florida International University
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University7
  • School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University
  • Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • College of Public Health, University of Kentucky
  • School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
  • School of Public Health, University of Maryland
  • School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • College of Public Health, Ohio State University
  • School of Public Health, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
  • School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University
  • School of Public Health, West Virginia University
  • Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Sources:

 

1Polish letter warning academe about Foundation for Smoke-Free World Funding. Available at https://ggtc.world/dmdocuments/Unofficial%20translation%20Poland%20considers%20PM%20part%20of%20TI%20English.pdf. Accessed on 12 December 2019.

2WHO Recommendation on non-cooperation with Smoke-Free World Foundation funded by PMI. Available at https://seatca.org/dmdocuments/Vietnam%20MOH%20letter%20on%20non-cooperation%20with%20Smoke-Free%20World%20Foundation%20Unofficial%20translation.pdf. Accessed on 12 December 2019.

3Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health letter to the Ministry of Education requesting cooperation of educational institutes to not accept any sponsorships or support from the tobacco industry. Available at https://ggtc.world/dmdocuments/Thailand%20MOPH%20letter%20to%20Ministry%20of%20Education2%2022%202019.pdf. Accessed on 12 December 2019.

4India heightens efforts to protect health policies against tobacco industry vested interests. Available at https://ggtc.world/dmdocuments/Letter%20National%20Health%20Mission%20to%20Ministry%20of%20Health%20and%20Family%20Welfare%20India%2024%2006%202019.pdf. Accessed on 12 December 2019.

5 American Cancer Society Statement on Philip Morris International Support of New Effort. Available at http://pressroom.cancer.org/releases?item=720. Accessed on 11 December 2019.

6 Australian researchers oppose funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329403994_Australian_researchers_oppose_funding_from_the_Foundation_for_a_Smoke-Free_World. Accessed on 11 December 2019.

7Harvard University – School of Public Health’s Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Available at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/deans-office/2018/01/26/smoke-free-world-letter/. Accessed on 11 December 2019.