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Healthy Caribbean Coalition - The Bloomberg Global Initiative - To Reduce Tobacco Use.

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The Bloomberg Global Initiative - To Reduce Tobacco Use.

The Caribbean Tobacco Control Project.

Overview of Project - Jamaica RI-02, April 2010-June 2011. The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) was established in 1971 and is a member of The InterAmerican Heart Foundation and The World Heart Federation. HFJ is involved in prevention programmes for cardiovascular disease. The establishment of The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) was spearheaded by HFJ and was launched on May 31, World No Tobacco Day, 2002.

The Project’s primary objective is to assist in achieving a strong CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Common Market) cigarette labelling standard, and to ensure implementation of the standard or equally strong requirements in four target countries: Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago.

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