romita shah, Author at Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Nipping Tobacco in the Bud: Women and Tobacco Cessation in India Authors:Romita Shah (Research Senior Manager, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World)Nikhil Goveas (Head of Special Projects, Koan Advisory Group)Vivan Sharan (Partner, Koan Advisory Group) As India continues to grapple with COVID-19, other insidious pandemics ravage millions of lives. Chief among them is tobacco use, which accounts for approximately one out of every ten deaths—over a million […]

Read More

India and the pandemic

Three world famous economists — Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan, and Abhijit Banerjee — recently took to The Indian Express to push for aggressive government spending to curb the loss of lives and livelihoods to COVID-19. While their argument is certainly applicable in every country caught in the throes of this pandemic, their focus on India’s susceptibility […]

Read More

Agricultural Transformation Summit Offers Innovation and Inspiration

Many experts are quick to point out that the agriculture sector in Malawi faces challenges. At a time when global population is rising rapidly and the adoption of modern diets is increasing swiftly, experts project that the demand for food will double over the next three decades—and that food production is unlikely to keep pace. […]

Read More

global trends in tobacco production and trade

Over the past two decades, global patterns in tobacco production and trade have shifted dramatically. Considerable research has gone into detailing these shifts, elucidating their drivers, and understanding their implications for tobacco control. One area of research that remains relatively unexplored, however, is how these changes have altered the global flow of tobacco and the […]

Read More

Ending Adult Smoking is Key to the Attainment of Several Sustainable Development Goals

Progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to noncommunicable diseases requires concerted action to end adult smoking. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (hereafter, referred to as “the Foundation”) is ready to accelerate work to improve global health by ending smoking in this generation. The Foundation believes that the SDGs provide a thoughtful and […]

Read More
Skip to content
WordPress Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux