Headlines Tagged with WHO — 2,219 headlines found
As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Mar 4, 2017 Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
Feb 28, 2017 China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19
The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
Feb 17, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
In its Smoking Cessation Program rationale, the Department of Health (DOH), citing another WHO study, says tobacco-related deaths will not decrease in the next 30 to 50 years “unless adult smokers are encouraged to quit.” Despite the health risks, the
Feb 11, 2017 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:27
that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Feb 12, 2017 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51
during a meeting held in Makeni, on Friday February 3rd 2017. Health Education Manager, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Lansana Conteh described tobacco epidemic as devastating but preventable. The CDC said, “Cigarette smoking is responsible for more t
Feb 10, 2017 Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds
Jan 31, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 31, 2017 17:15
"Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced," said the study, published in the journal Tobacco Control. "These findings highlight the urgent need fo
Jan 31, 2017 IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:05
The Institute of Public Health has worked closely with the federal and Karnataka state government on several health-related and anti-tobacco campaigns. It will have to halt its programs without donations from foreign groups like the World Health Organiza
Jan 26, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2017 18:34
Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton says he along with stakeholders will be evaluating the call by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for heavy taxation on the tobacco industry.
Jan 24, 2017 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:01