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Tag Archives: tobacco

  1. Saint Lucia’s health ministry wins World No-Tobacco Day Award from the World Health Organization

    Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness has won a 2021 World No-Tobacco Day Award in the Americas from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Ministry of Health, one of six winners of the award in the Americas, received the recognition for achieving key advances in tobacco control efforts. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) […]

    June 1, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. National Council on Substance Abuse: World No Tobacco Day 2021

    The tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people each year. More than 5 million are users and ex-users and more than 600 000 are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke according to the World Health Organization (WHO). After high blood pressure, tobacco use is the biggest contributor to the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases — such as […]

    May 31, 2021EducationNo comments