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around 200 million people have died because of tobacco since the first WNTD. It is a day that should not exist. Despite these depressing statistics, and the tragic stories behind each and every tobacco-caused death, progress is being made. WNTD is an imp
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cause-oriented groups urge youth to avoid smoking, adopt healthy lifestyle

The HealthJustice and Millenials PH groups recently conducted a conference at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City and discussed the dangers of tobacco consumption. According to the 2015 Global Youth and Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of 13 to 1
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG calls for ban of Shisha

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products, including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 201
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[UK] NHS STAFF MAKE PLEDGE ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Senior staff at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW), a provider of mental health and disability services have made a public commitment to reduce smoking rates among both their patients and staff. NTW Chair, Ken Jarrold, Chief Exe
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:13
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VIDEO: This is the devastating toll smoking takes on your heart

This grim video from the World Health Organisation reveals the devastating toll smoking takes on your HEART.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 20:44
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[Asia, China] World No Tobacco Day events held in Zhangjiagang

As part of the events on the day, Zhangjiagang residents took photos with "No Smoking" logos or slogans at booths and sent the photos to the internet by WeChat to call for the public to care about their health and to quit smoking if they do so. World No
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[Asia] Sharp drop in smoking tobacco in India, says WHO report

“The prevalence of tobacco use has decreased more slowly in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, because the introduction of strong tobacco control policies by low and middle-income countries is impeded by relentless lobbying fr
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Brunei] Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

This year, 65 patients sought treatement up to April this year, said Minister of Health Dato Paduka Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar, in his message for World No Tobacco Day, which falls annually on May 31. “We often hear that ‘Smoking is a health hazard’,
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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