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WHO Press Conference
Date: 27 May 2014
11:30 - 12:15
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: For World No Tobacco Day 2014, on 31 May 2014, WHO is calling on countries to raise taxes on tobacco to save lives and boost economies. Press briefing about World No Tobacco Day 2014 - how countries can successfully increase taxes on tobacco, and what WHO is doing is to help them.



For World No Tobacco Day 2014, on 31 May 2014, WHO is calling on countries to raise taxes on tobacco to save lives and boost economies. Press briefing about World No Tobacco Day 2014 - how countries can successfully increase taxes on tobacco, and what WHO is doing is to help them.
  • Dr Armando Peruga, Programme Manager, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Dr Ayda Yurekli, Coordinator, Tobacco Control Economics Unit, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO


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