Six million people die from smoking globally every year
Six million people die from smoking globally every year
Richard B. Levine Sipa USA TNS
03 June, 2018, 03:51
Jan Odhano said that the government is responsible for protecting people's health from tobacco exposure and for this objective it has to strictly enforce the tobacco control laws in Pakistan to restrict access to tobacco.
'Tobacco and Cardiovascular Diseases, ' which is the theme of the 2018 World No Tobacco Day, highlights the link between cardiovascular diseases and unhealthy diet, obesity, smoking and lack of exercise.
"Exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by 20-30 per cent. Many people are unaware that tobacco is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke".
WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan says tobacco threatens the world.
As we celebrate the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, and cigarettes and other tobacco products keep getting produced and sold, experts say 2,739 people lose their lives everyday in India due to tobacco, as the quit rate is only about three per cent.
Despite a steady reduction in smoking globally, the report said tobacco still kills over 7 million people each year and also raised concern over the high number of youth smokers.
Although concrete actions and measures exist to stem the tide of tobacco related diseases, the World Health Organization said more needed to be done to further raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use.
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There are 1.1 billion adult smokers in the world today, and at least 367 million smokeless tobacco users. In 2000, the percentage of male smokersworldwide stood at 43% before falling to 34% in 2015, while over the same period the percentage of women smokers fell from 11% to 6%.Scroll over the chart for details.
That's a drop from 13.2 million daily smokers to 12.2 million, which health officials attribute to the anti-smoking measures of their National Tobacco Reduction Plan in 2016. Currently, one in four countries have insufficient data to monitor their tobacco epidemic.
Smoking uses up almost six percent of world spending on healthcare as well as nearly two percent of global GDP, according to a January 2017 study in the scientific journal Tobacco Control. Over 80 per cent of tobacco smokers live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICS).
"In Myanmar, smoking and betel chewing have increased nationwide".
This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health campaigns and health and family planning administrations of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province. We must overcome obstacles to implementing measures like taxation, marketing bans and implementing plain packaging. He felt the tobacco industry - Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International all have headquarters in Switzerland - had a "very strong" impact on Swiss policy.
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