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May 14th, 2010:

Launch of pictorial health warning database

pictorial2_engLast updated: May 14, 2010

Source: World Health Organization

WHO has announced the launch of the pictorial health warnings database at:

The database was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session. It is designed to facilitate the sharing of such pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Based on the COP3 decision, it is the Secretariat that is responsible for all aspects of the copyright and permissions.  Therefore, all requests from countries to use images contained in the database will be facilitated by the Secretariat, rather than TFI.