RESEARCHERS in developing countries are to be offered US$ 17 million in grants for work on tobacco control policies, via a new programme co-sponsored by the US National Institutes for Health and the World Health Organisation. Their International Tobacco Health Research and Capacity Building Programme will, over the next five years, support research on tobacco consumption and related health risks in developing countries and fund studies about how tobacco use impacts on low and middle-income countries.. Said a WHO statement: "Besides providing ...

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