Health effects of tobacco Current Affairs, GK & News
World Health Organisation (WHO) published the 4th edition of Global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025. Highlights As per the report, South-East Asia Region achieved the fastest rate of decline in use of tobacco. Average prevalence of smoking among men decreased to 25% in 2020, as against 50% in 2000. In South-East ..
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The World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed every year on May 31 to create awareness about the negative impacts of tobacco consumption on human health. The focus theme of 2019 edition of WNTD is on “tobacco and lung health”. The campaign will increase awareness on: the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lung ..
Topics: Carcinogens • Health • Health effects of tobacco • Passive smoking • Respiratory disease • Tobacco • Tobacco control • Tobacco packaging warning messages • World Health Organization • World No Tobacco Day
India will host the 50th edition of Union World Conference on Lung Health 2019 in Hyderabad from October 30 to November 2. The conference theme ‘Ending the Emergency: Science, Leadership, Action’ resonates with TB, but it will also raises awareness on all threats to lung health, including air pollution and tobacco abuse. It is expected ..
The World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed every year on May 31 to highlight health and other risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The 2018 focus is “Tobacco and Heart Disease” to emphasize impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people across the globe. The ..
Topics: Cardiovascular disease • Habits • Health • Health effects of tobacco • Human behavior • Passive smoking • Smoking • Tobacco • Tobacco control • World Health Organization • World No Tobacco Day