Year(s) : 2008, 2009, 2010
Grant Recipient Type : Government
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
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
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.