Tag - Global health

Opinion: Public health can’t pay for the tobacco industry’s actions

With an ever more complex landscape of tobacco products, we face a daunting moment in tobacco control. The tobacco industry has made a resurgence, taking advantage of youth across media platforms that are rife with disinformation, and causing uptakes in smoking in surprising demographic categories. All of this is happening while gains in life...

Commit to Quit smoking this World No Tobacco Day

Today on May 31, WHO/Europe celebrates World No Tobacco Day. Under the tagline “Commit to Quit”, the aim of this year’s campaign is to support 100 million people worldwide in their attempt to give up tobacco through a range of initiatives and digital solutions. This includes Florence – WHO’s digital health worker – who helps...