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WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2008 : the MPOWER package

Author: World Health Organization.; Research for International Tobacco Control.
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This landmark new report presents the first comprehensive worldwide analysis of tobacco use and control efforts. It provides countries with a roadmap to reverse the devastating global tobacco epidemic that could kill up to one billion people by the end of this century. The report outlines the MPOWER package, a set of six key tobacco control measures that reflect and build on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization.; Research for International Tobacco Control.
ISBN: 9789241596282 9241596287
OCLC Number: 232358592
Notes: Vols. for 2009- cataloged as a serial in LC.
Title from title screen (viewed on Feb 20, 2008).
Description: 329 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: We must act now to reverse the global tobacco epidemic and save millions of lives : a letter from WHO director-general --
Summary --
The global tobacco crisis --
MPOWER : six policies to reverse the tobacco epidemic --
The state of global tobacco control implementation of effective measures is just beginning --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2008
Responsibility: World Health Organization.

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This landmark new report presents the first comprehensive worldwide analysis of tobacco use and control efforts. It provides countries with a roadmap to reverse the devastating global tobacco epidemic that could kill up to one billion people by the end of this century. The report outlines the MPOWER package, a set of six key tobacco control measures that reflect and build on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

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