World No Tobacco Day 2018

05/2018

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is "Tobacco and heart disease." The campaign will increase awareness on the: link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death; and the feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including governments and the public, can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/2018/world-no-tobacco-day/en/

Resource Language: 
English
Topics: 
General Tobacco Control
Dangers of Tobacco