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 empowers Persons with Disabilities through livelihood opportunities.

Road Safety

As road users and road crash survivors we felt that need to act on to provide safer roads to all.

Plain packaging of cigarettes eyed to...

Plain packaging of cigarettes eyed to further discourage smoking

Published November 6, 2016, 10:00 PM by Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce Amid the recent implementation of the graphic health warnings (GHW) law, the Department of Health (DOH) bared that it is inclined to likewise push for plain packaging of cigarettes. Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial cited studies which showed that plain packaging of tobacco products […]

Full compliance with cigarette law pr...

Full compliance with cigarette law pressed

4 November 2016: New Vios Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Rojas said while legitimate points of sale in Metro Manila have started complying with the law, ambulant vendors and many retailers in the provinces are still non-compliant. “We want to reiterate our call to distributors to recall non-compliant cigarette packs from retailers and […]

Advocacy group reiterates call for fu...

Advocacy group reiterates call for full compliance of GHW law

PIA – Friday 4th November, 2016 QUEZON CITY, Nov. 4 –Cancer survivor network New Vois Association of the Philippines(NVAP) has reiterated their call for manufacturers, distributors and retailers of tobacco products to comply with the graphic health warnings law as it begins full implementation today.NVAP President Emer Rojas said while legitimate points of sale in […]

PH gov’t to start full implementation...

PH gov’t to start full implementation of Graphic Health Warning Law

UNTV News November 3, 2016 image_03-nov-2016_untv-news_graphic-health-warning-on-cigarette  All cigarette packs should contain pictures showing its bad effects on our health, as the full implementation of Graphic Health Warning Law takes effect starting Nov. 4. This is in accordance with the implementing rules and regulation of Republic Act No. 10643 or Graphic Health Warning Law. In line […]

Smoke free Ph pushed

Smoke free Ph pushed

posted October 30, 2016 at 12:01 am by Joel E. Zurbano A NON-GOVERNMENT organization appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to make the Philippines smoke-free by enforcing a nationwide smoking ban in public places and government offices. “We are for a smoke-free Philippines, and we believe you are, too,” said Health Justice Philippines, which stated that aside from Republic […]

NVAP to cigar makers: Follow GHW law,...

NVAP to cigar makers: Follow GHW law, too

by Philippine News Agency October 24, 2016 MANILA — The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is reminding cigar makers that they are also covered by the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law, which is set to be fully implemented on Nov. 4, this year. image: http://2016.mb.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/cigarette.jpg Cigarette (By Paolo Neo via Wikimedia Commons) mb.com.ph […]

Laryngeal cancer survivors group urge...

Laryngeal cancer survivors group urges LGUs to prepare for nationwide smoking ban

October 17, 2016 MANILA, Oct. 17 – A group of Laryngeal cancer survivors New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is encouraging local government units to brace for a nationwide smoking ban in anticipation of an executive order to be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte this month. NVAP President Emer Rojas said LGUs should now start […]

Tobacco industry’s CSR activities sti...

Tobacco industry’s CSR activities still an issue in PH despite improvement in interference index

September 28, 2016 MANILA, Sept. 28 – While the Philippines has made significant improvement to control tobacco industry interference two years after it had ranked high among Southeast Asian countries that reported industry influence, much is still needed to be done to protect the government from unnecessary interaction with cigarette makers. Citing results of the third […]

Tobacco lobby scored again

Tobacco lobby scored again

posted September 28, 2016 at 12:01 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta TWO years after it was ranked high among Southeast Asian countries that reported tobacco industry influence, the Philippines has made significant gains in controlling tobacco industry interference but much still needs to be done to stop unnecessary interaction with cigarette makers. Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry […]

NVAP seeks revival of ban on POS adve...

NVAP seeks revival of ban on POS advertisements of tobacco products

By Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 THE antismoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (Nvap) on Wednesday called for the revival of the ban on point-of-sale (POS) advertisements of cigarette products. NVAP President Emer Rojas said the group hopes that the government will consider emulating the continued implementation of the ban on outdoor POS ads […]