Tobacco Control

Most of the members of NVAP attribute the loss of their vocal cords and eventually their cancer to excessive smoking.

Cancer Awareness

NVAP addresses the need to raise the awareness that cancer is preventable through proper diet and nutrition as well as through a healthy lifestyle.

PWD Advocacies

NVAP have played an active role in the programs and activities of the PWD sector that are of national concern.

Activities

Check out our Facebook page for more up to date activities. www.facebook.com/nvapinc

Duterte urged to curb addiction to sm...

Duterte urged to curb addiction to smoking

Philippine StarJanuary 16, 2017 Six months since the administration launched its war against illegal drugs, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is now asking President Duterte to also start addressing the addiction caused by smoking. In a statement, NVAP president Emer Rojas said it is “imperative” for Duterte to also take strides in stopping […]

Advocacy group urges Duterte to sign ...

Advocacy group urges Duterte to sign anti-smoking EO soonest

Published  January 15, 2017 11:31am LBG, GMA News A cancer prevention advocacy group on Sunday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately sign the executive order against smoking in public places, said that there are nearly 17.3 Filipinos addicted to tobacco already. Six months after Duterte started a bloody anti-illegal drug campaign, the advocacy group […]

‘Other than drugs, gov’t must combat ...

‘Other than drugs, gov’t must combat smoking, too

Published January 15, 2017, 10:00 PM By Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce Six months after the Duterte administration launched its relentless war against illegal drugs, the anti-smoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) yesterday urged the President to show the same drive and zeal in curbing smoking  by signing the executive order (EO) that […]

Executive order sought vs smoking in ...

Executive order sought vs smoking in public

By MICAH YVANA M. VARDELEON on January 15, 2017 Nation Tobacco-control advocates are seeking the signing of an executive order (EO) that bans smoking in public places. Statistics show that 10 Filipinos die every hour because of tobacco-related diseases, including lung cancer, heart ailments, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and tuberculosis. “We really need to stop the […]

Smoke-free Christmas parties pushed

Smoke-free Christmas parties pushed

By: Tina G. Santos – Reporter / @santostinaINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:23 AM December 12, 2016 Antitobacco advocates are urging the public to keep their Christmas parties smoke-free by steering clear of cigarettes altogether. “As we go to our string of Christmas get-togethers and parties, let us keep them smoke-free. It will not only […]

NVAP hits move to delay unitary tobac...

NVAP hits move to delay unitary tobacco tax system

By: InterAksyon.com December 6, 2016 12:06 AM Dried tobacco leaves are sold in a market in Ilocos Norte. BERNARD TESTA/INTERAKSYON  MANILA, Philippines – A group of laryngeal cancer survivors has warned against moves by some tobacco companies to stop a unitary tax system on tobacco products that was scheduled to start January 2017. New Vois […]

Cancer survivors slam move to delay n...

Cancer survivors slam move to delay new tobacco tax system

Published December 6, 2016, 10:00 PM by Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce An anti-smoking group, composed of cancer survivors, yesterday slammed the move to delay the implementation of the unitary tax system on tobacco products that was scheduled to start this January. New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Rojas accused the tobacco industry […]

Sign no-smoking order ASAP, group tel...

Sign no-smoking order ASAP, group tells Duterte

Published December 3, 2016, 10:00 PM by Chito A. Chavez The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) urged President Duterte to sign the soonest time possible the anti-smoking Executive Order (EO) to protect the public from the ill -effects of cigarette smoking. “We appeal to our dear President, who we know is an ardent […]

Duterte pressed to sign smoke-free Ph...

Duterte pressed to sign smoke-free Philippines EO

Friday, December 02, 2016 THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) appealed Friday to President Rodrigo Duterte to finally fulfill his promise of outlawing smoking in all public places across the country. In a statement, NVAP President Emer Rojas said the promised Executive Order (EO) is bound by the urgent need to save Filipinos […]

Philippine civil society groups to Pr...

Philippine civil society groups to President Duterte: Sign smoke-free EO now

29 November 2016: Groups representing different sectors called on Philippine President Duterte to immediately sign the Executive Order (EO) enforcing a nationwide smoking ban during a Kapihan session held on 29 November 2016 in Quezon City, Philippines. SEATCA’s FCTC Program Director, Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo said that the Philippines, being a Party to the FCTC, is obligated to […]