Rich countries pledge to help poor nations fight tobaccoBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7387.468/a (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:468
- Fiona Fleck
The European Union and the World Bank have pledged to make development aid available on request to help the world's poorer countries to control tobacco, seen as a major killer.
Financing public health campaigns and other aspects of tobacco control in developing countries has been a major sticking point in a draft treaty aimed at cutting deaths from smoking.
Once the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is …