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WHO to scale up programmes to help people quit tobacco use

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Mulombo, says the world body is set to scale-up programmes in 22 countries to help people to quit tobacco use. According to scientists, tobacco smoking is dangerous to health He made this known on Monday, May 31, 2021 in Abuja at a news conference to mark the 2021 World No Tobacco ...

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Second-hand smoke responsible for non-communicable diseases – Minister

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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco is a leading preventable risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire (second left), with other delegates during the event to observe the World No Tobacco Day in Abuja Ehanire said this on Monday, May 31, 2021 in Abuja during ...

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Nigeria, 21 others in WHO campaign to help 100m people quit tobacco

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WHO has launched a year-long global campaign for World No Tobacco Day 2021 – “Commit to Quit.”  The new WHO Quit Challenge on WhatsApp and publication “More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco” were released on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 to mark the start of the campaign. According to scientists, tobacco smoking is dangerous to health The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of ...

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