Tag - World Health Organisation

Angola drives innovation in communicating tobacco control

The smoking epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats the world has ever faced. Tobacco kills an estimated 8 million people yearly, with 1.2 million of those deaths being non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. The World Health Organization (WHO) works with Member States to assist them in fulfilling their obligations under the terms...

Stakeholders seek enforcement of public smoke-free campaign

As the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) holds, today, World Health Organisation (WHO), stop smoking and no tobacco advocates and civil society organisations (CSOs) have urged the government at all levels to enforce a smoke-free public place policy in Nigeria. WNTD is a day set aside by WHO and its partners to draw attention to...