wish to work together in the true spirit of cooperation and
mutual respect. (Dr.
ICAT is a worldwide,
unaided Voluntary Support Group for tobacco control. It is also
a sponsored member of INGCAT
(International Non-Governmental Coalition Against Tobacco)
France, and works in wholesome harmony to complement the common
cause of curbing the growing menace of tobacco hazards.
ICAT is a support group to any activity
for Tobacco Control, happening more specifically in the
developing world. Extending support to Public demonstrations,
advocacy, strengthening and collating regional anti-tobacco
campaigns, unifying isolated anti-tobacco activities in a region,
are some of the highlight-aims ICAT is working on.
Involving Children and Youth in this movement is one of the
chief aims of ICAT. For seeking their participation in the
campaign, ICAT conceives student-interest activities on
anti-tobacco theme and simultaneously disseminate information
about tobacco hazards.
To lobby for legislations, public opinion and forming a
political consensus to ban tobacco sponsored events, misleading
tobacco promotion campaigns, sale or free distribution of
tobacco products to minors.
PREVENTION: this is an important area where ICAT wants to
promote international, national and regional initiatives
involving non-smokers movements. The principal initiative on
this front is the "NON SMOKERS RIGHTS DAY".
Progetto Salute (Italy)
Foundation of India
Society Against Smoking
New Features (India)
Society for Cancer Prevention
Kills Baseball League (USA)
Gramya Vikas Samiti (India)
Anti Smoking Society
Control Policy Research Network (Thailand)