For 5 consecutive years between 2015 and 2019, Indonesia has had the best stage of tobacco trade interference in its insurance policies amongst ASEAN international locations, a lately launched index frp, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Management Alliance (SEATCA) has discovered.
The Bangkok-based NGO assists ASEAN member international locations within the accelerated implementation of the provisions within the World Well being Group Framework Conference on Tobacco Management (WHO FCTC).
SEATCA on Nov. 20 launched two separate 2020 Tobacco Trade Interference Index studies, one for Asian international locations and the opposite for ASEAN international locations. The index gauges the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC in 9 Asian international locations and 9 Southeast Asian international locations, that are given annual scores based mostly publicly obtainable proof.
With a rating of 82 in tobacco trade interference, Indonesia scores the best after Japan (88) within the A…