CCT News

  • World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is celebrated on the 31st of May every year since its initiation in 1987 by the World Health Organization (WHO). The purpose is to draw the attention of the world to the tobacco pandemic killing over 8 million people annually. This year, the WNTD theme focuses on “Protect... [read more]
  • Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) organised an informal virtual get-together (phase 2) on 8th December 2023 at 1730 SL/ India time (GMT +5.30). This event aimed to catch up with all the South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) members and to update each other on matte... [read more]
  • World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 31st of May as the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year the theme of the WNTD is “We need food, not tobacco”. The global campaign focuses on to raise awareness about alternative crop production and marketing opportunities for tobacco farmers and encoura... [read more]
  • Institute of Public Health Bengaluru, India offered the South Asia Public Health fellowship to investigate the activities of British American Tobacco (BAT) affiliated with Four countries in South Asia , namely India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Following a rigorous selection procedure, seven fe... [read more]