13 June 2018

World No Tobacco Day in Ukraine

May 31, 2018, NGO Advocacy Center “Life” is among the winners of the World No Tobacco Day award 2018 from the WHO European Region. On May 31 the WHO CO in Ukraine held the Award ceremony. Read all

Projects and Initiatives in Tobacco Control

Тhe smoking prevalence among children in Ukraine has decreased by 43% over the last 12 years

On November 15, on the International No Smoking Day, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the WHO Country Office in Ukraine, and NGO Advocacy Center "Life" presented the results of the latest Global Youth... Read all

Public health groups call on Knowledge-Action-Change to Drop Out of the 7th International City Health Conference in Odessa

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, NGO “Life,” the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Ukraine and the Ukrainian Center for Tobacco Control urge the organizers and the speakers of the 7 th International City... Read all

Smoking Prevalence and Cigarette Consumption in 187 Countries, 1980-2012

Importance  Tobacco is a leading global disease risk factor. Understanding national trends in prevalence and consumption is critical for prioritizing action and evaluating tobacco control progress. Objective  To... Read all

Council approves compromise on tobacco directive

The Permanent Representatives Committee1 today approved a compromise text for a revised EU tobacco directive. It herewith endorsed a proposal that has been presented at a trilogue meeting between the... Read all

WHO report - 2013: enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2013. The fourth in the series, this year’s report presents the status of the MPOWER... Read all

Inconvenient Truth Warning Labels

NON- photogenic truth: graphic pictures of the effects of smoking increase the power of text warnings on cigarette packs Package of cigarettes and its design - is an effective method of advertising a... Read all

Tobacco Advertisement – Free Country

In the 90's, together with the globalization of markets and privatization of tobacco factories by transnational tobacco corporations, Ukraine had been flooded with a massive advertising of tobacco products.... Read all

Ukraine Goes Smoke Free

The problem of passive smoking is getting more and more actual in the world. Governments of many countries, doctors and the civil society take more stringent measures to protect the rights of citizens... Read all