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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is being observed on May 31, 2021 under the theme “Commit to Quit”.  It is observed since 1987 after member states of  World Health Organisation created “World No Tobacco Day”  to bring global attention towards  tobacco epidemic and associated preventable death. Why this day is significant? As per lancet study, in ..

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September 29: World Heart Day

Every year, the World Heart Day is observed on September 29. The day is observed to create awareness about cardio vascular diseases. It was initiated by World Heart Foundation. Highlights The day is important as cardio vascular diseases are the leading cause of death that claims 17.9 million lives a year. Also, the day is ..

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WHO: “Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco” to help people quit smoking launched

On July 11, 2020, the World Health Organization launched “Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco”. The initiative is to help 1.3 billion global tobacco users to quit the habit of smoking. Highlights The initiative is to provide free access to people that need resources to quit tobacco such as nicotine replacement therapy. It will also provide ..

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May 31: World No Tobacco Day

Every year, on May 31, World No Tobacco Day is being marked by the World Health Organization Highlights The day creates awareness about the dangers of using tobacco. The World No Tobacco Day initiative was adopted in 1987 by the WHO. The day also draws attention to more than 8 million deaths that occurs due ..

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World Vape Day to be observed on May 30

The World Vape Day is to be observed on May 30 all over the world. It aims to increase awareness on e-cigarettes and help smokers that are unable to quit smoking. India will also observe World Vape Day on May 30 Significance Vaping reduces smoking related sickness. The number of vapers in the world has ..

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