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WHO/WRO/EGYPT

Year(s) :  2008, 2009, 2010
Grant Recipient Type :  Government
Budget :  $339,675
Contact Name :  Ehsan Latif, The Union
Grantor :  International Union Against Tobacco and Lung Disease (The Union)/WLF
Project goal :  To strengthen health warnings on tobacco products so that Egypt can bring its warnings in compliance with the recently passed legislation.
Direct Grant :  No

The Union

Key achievement to date: Pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs, covering 50 percent of space of principal surface area implemented.

Objective: This grant supports MPOWER letter goal W, to Warn about the dangers of tobacco. 
Major accomplishments to date:

  • Pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs, covering 50 percent of space of principal surface area implemented through support from WHO/WRO/Egypt.
  • A set of four health warnings designed in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, selected and printed on cigarette packs nationally.
  • Task force being formulated to strengthen the health warnings.



 

 

 
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