WHO FCTC

Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020

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Monshi, S.S., Ibrahim, J. Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 16, 57 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-021-00393-8
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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist nations in reducing the demand and supply of tobacco. In 2020, 182 nations joined the FCTC, approving to implement the recommended tobacco control measures.

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco and Heart Disease

Worldwide,

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and Heart Disease 

Date: 31 May 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:

World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

Día Mundial,

World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

May 31, 2018

On 31 May of each year, the who and its partners celebrated the world no tobacco day in order to highlight the risks associated with smoking, both for health and other areas, and advocate for effective policies to reduce their consumption.

WHO's 2017 Global Tobacco Epidemic Report

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The latest report on the global tobacco epidemic from the World Health Organization (WHO) is now available to download.

Among its key findings is that around 4.7 billion people (63% of the world’s population) are now covered by at least one ‘best practice’ tobacco control measure from the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).