WHO vows tighter, broader actions against tobacco, industry interference

Author: Xuequan, M. The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled a global strategy on Saturday to scale up the tobacco control agenda over the next few years and to prevent further interference by tobacco industry in public health policies. Read more: Xinhuanet 

Top Cancer Researcher Fails to Disclose Corporate Financial Ties in Major Research Journals

Author: Ornstein, C. and Thomas, K. One of the world’s top breast cancer doctors failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug and health care companies in recent years, omitting his financial ties from dozens of research articles in prestigious publications like The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. Read more: The […]

Tobacco Industry Interference

Tobacco Industry Interference Year Region/ Country Topic Headline News Souce 2017 Australia Tobacco executive (of ATA International) donations to Labor Party Bill Shorten seeks explanation for reported $400,000 donations from tobacco boss The Guardian 2017 Congo, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Somalia, Somaliland, South Sudan, Syria, and Uganda BAT targetting “fragile states” Revealed: how British American Tobacco […]