Letter

Open letter to health ministers at Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7398.1085 (Published 15 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1085
  1. Reiner Brettenthaler, president,
  2. Ren Salzberg, secretary general
  1. Standing Committee of European Doctors, Avenue de Cortenbergh, 66, Box 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, European Forum of Medical Associations and WHO, Oberer Batterieweg 8, CH 4059 Basle, Switzerland

    EDITOR—Tobacco exacts a devastating toll on health. To stem the epidemic, the World Health Organization proposes the first international treaty for public health—the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The convention, to be adopted by the World Health Assembly on 21 May, offers a golden opportunity to save lives. But …

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