Progress & perseverance in the mission to end smoking. A message from Derek Yach for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s 2020 Annual Report.
October 11, 2018
Private-Sector Collaborations with Academic Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges
October 2, 2018
September 13, 2018
The Foundation will fund research and support collaborative initiatives to accelerate progress in reducing harm and deaths from smoking worldwide.
Foundation president Derek Yach reflects on 15 years of progress under the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, and looks ahead to what’s next.
Congratulations to Dr. Marewa Glover, one of New Zealand’s foremost tobacco control experts, on the launch of a new Centre of Research Excellence on Indigenous Sovereignty & Smoking.
My latest interview for @WhyIsThisAPod is with @swimdaily - we talk about his role in @SmokeFreeFdn, his career in #publichealth & the importance of #tobaccocontrol. Plus he gives me, a smoker, some reasons to kick the habit. Join us won't you?
@BusinessLiveSA The SA government also lost close to R6.5 billion of tax revenue during the ban. Now that illicit trade has expanded dramatically, the government stands to lose much more. @swimdaily and @TonyLeonSA discussed this topic at the end of the ban last year: https://twitter.com/SmokeFreeFdn/status/1305280575301922819
On the latest episode of the Global Health Perspectives podcast, @TonyLeonSA & Derek Yach (@swimdaily) discuss the tax revenue lost (close to R6.5 billion) due to the recently lifted South Africa #tobacco and #alcohol ban. Click here for the full episode: https://bit.ly/355rptJ
For a transcript of Derek Yach’s (@swimdaily) keynote from @GFNicotine 2021 #GFN21, click here: https://www.smokefreeworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Derek-Yachs-Speech-at-GFN2021-cover1.pdf
When addressing how the FCTC needs to be changed Derek Yach @swimdaily says "We must be thinking more clearly about what regulate relative to risk means." #GFN21 @GFNicotine
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