Best-Selling Author and Malawian William Kamkwamba to Give Keynote Address and Participate in Activities Based on Summit’s Theme: “The Role of Inclusive Science, Technology, and Innovation in Driving Agricultural Transformation” Lilongwe, Malawi (Nov. 13, 2019) – The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) will hold its Second Annual Agricultural Transformation Summit at the Bingu International Conference Center […]
Institute of International Education to Oversee Fellowship and Scholarship Fund to Send Malawian Students to the United States or South Africa for Graduate Study or Postdoctoral Research July 22, 2019 (NEW YORK, NY) – The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) has awarded a grant to the Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE) for the launch of the […]
NEW HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY GRANTS WILL ALLOW 100+ RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE SMOKING CESSATION AND HARM-REDUCTION INNOVATION NEW YORK, May 29, 2019 – More than 30 years after World No Tobacco Day was launched to raise awareness of the devasting health effects of tobacco use, there are still more than a billion smokers in the world. […]
CONTACT: Eileen Gianiodis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 517-884-7087 OR Thom Jayne, email@example.com, 517-432-9802 MSU Awarded $7.8 Million Grant to Promote Agricultural Transformation in Malawi The Agricultural Transformation Initiative has awarded MSU a $7.8 million grant toward bettering the lives of smallholder farmers and the country’s agricultural sector. EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University (MSU) researchers received a $7.8 million […]
For Immediate Release March 18, 2019 (New York, New York) – The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World today announced consultancy agreements with global market research company Euromonitor International and leading consulting firm and think tank SustainAbility for the creation of the Smoke-Free Index®, which will be published in June 2020. The Smoke-Free Index® will annually evaluate […]
Mission is to eliminate smoking worldwide by supporting cessation & harm reduction #research, and transitioning tobacco #farmers to alternative livelihoods.
How insurers can profit while helping people to quit smoking
The Foundation is collaborating with the insurance industry to raise awareness about how insurers can help end smoking. This could create shared value that will benefit smokers, insurers and society as a whole. #endsmoking, #insuranceindustry. http://bit.ly/2sZCifK
David Janazzo, CFO and VP of #IndustryTransformation examines how Tobacco Free Portfolios, Bloomberg STOP’s Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index, and FSFW’s Tobacco Transformation Index are complementary. http://bit.ly/2QTQfoI
New ASH & Cancer Research UK report:
"Local authorities which do not currently provide e-cigarette starter packs as part of their cessation offer should consider doing so to give local smokers the best possible chance to quit."
"Only" 11% do so now.
Greenland’s indigenous Kalaallit Nunaat people experience disproportionately greater harm from smoking. @MarewaGlover's paper concludes that supporting a #harmreduction approach to reduce tobacco smoking prevalence will benefit the population. Read more: http://bit.ly/3a9sC30
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