Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with UAE: Abu Dhabi 145 headlines found

2 Views

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 27 people die from tobacco-relates diseases in UAE each week

Abu Dhabi: Every six out of ten Emiratis are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, and this increases their risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer by 30 per cent, a top doctor said in the capital on Monday. In fact, an average o
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:12
2 Views

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
2 Views

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Experts Defend E-Cigarettes Amidst Concerns

Health experts at an Abu Dhabi anti-tobacco conference defended e-cigarettes, in spite of the increasing concerns that the devices are not safe and could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction. However, while experts have come to the defense of e-cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:16
2 Views

[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco, argileh to kill 1 billion people in 21st century — Princess Dina

Dina Mired has underlined that tobacco and argileh will be responsible for the death of 1 billion people in the 21st century if no radical action is taken in this regard. The princess, who is director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF),
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 21, 2015 19:52
2 Views

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tasmania may ban tobacco sale from 2018

Under the legislative proposals, Tasmania would then lift the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes – currently 18 – a year at a time to achieve a “tobacco-free generation”. “Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Ta
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:30
2 Views

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets. According to the Dubai-based daily Khaleej Times, despite various official and private measures agains
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 18, 2015 16:33
2 Views

[Asia, China, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
2 Views

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New global fund to help countries defend tobacco control

The $4m (£2.7m) fund is a joint effort by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They say tobacco control gains are being put at risk by the industry's use of trade agreements and litigation.
BBC Online
added Mar 18, 2015 14:22
2 Views

[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Editorial: What will it take to create a tobacco-free world?

This week, The Lancet launches a campaign for a tobacco-free world by 2040. A three-paper Series marks the 10-year anniversary of the coming into force of the FCTC, and is published to coincide with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health taking p
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 10:58
2 Views

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] SKMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic Treating Record Numbers of Tobacco Users

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) has treated a record number of tobacco addicts at its Smoking Cessation Clinic since the initiative began in late 2010. Dr. Abdul Razzak Alkaddour, a consultant cardiologist at SKMC is running the Smoking Cessation Cli
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:33
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines