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Adoption of a Comprehensive Prevention Agreement in the Netherlands

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Adoption of a Comprehensive Prevention Agreement in the Netherlands

Brussels, 11 December 2018: the Smoke Free Partnership Coalition expresses its congratulations and support for the efforts taken by the Dutch Government towards a healthier life through the recent adoption of the National Prevention Agreement.

In addressing the main challenges to the health of its citizens, the Agreement adopted a prevention-oriented approach to reduce tobacco use, alcohol abuse and overweight as the main causes of disease and hence a tremendous financial burden on the public health system in the Netherlands.

The signatory organisations are members of the Smoke Free Partnership Coalition, a network of over 40 national and pan-European civil society organisations who work together on policy analysis and advocacy for the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Download the full congratulatory letter below.

download sfp coalition letter on the dutch national prevention agreement (152 Downloads)

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