Tag - Tobacco Use

MWANGI: Stem rising tobacco use among women

In Summary Tobacco causes similar health problems and threats for men and women. But women have unique and higher risks of cervical cancer, breast cancer and coronary artery disease. African countries are experiencing a rise in tobacco use. The rapid growth of the sub-Saharan Africa population and increase in consumer purchasing power are leading to...

Health Parliament Committee Visiting New Zealand On Generational Tobacco Ban

Malaysia’s health, science & innovation parliament committee will be meeting New Zealand’s health minister, parliament health committee, as well as an anti-tobacco group and a vaping trade group end September to share best practices on the tobacco GEG. Dr Kelvin Yii, chairman of the Parliament special select committee on health, science and innovation, at the...

What we know about the worldwide decline in tobacco use

Almost every country on the planet has reduced its tobacco intake in 2020, according to the WHO’s latest findings. Tobacco usage is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death, accounting for more than 8 million fatalities and costing the global economy $1.4 trillion annually. Cigarette smoking in particular is the leading cause of preventable...

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