NEW DELHI, March 2 At least 39 per cent of the adult population in Assam uses tobacco, according to a Global Adult Tobacco Survey.The survey says that about 14 per cent of adults are smokers, and 33 per cent use smokeless tobacco. What is alarming is that 51 ... The Assam Tribune, 8 hours ago
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Karnataka and Rajasthan will emerge as priority states in the nationwide WHO-approved Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) that the Union government will conduct in 2015-16.These two states have emerged as front runners in officially supporting the ...24Dunia, 1 month ago State education department moves to curb use of tobacco among schoolchildren Indian Express, 4 weeks ago
Karnataka and Rajasthan will emerge as priority states in nationwide World Health Organisation approved Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) that the union government will conduct in 2015-16. These two states have emerged as front runners in ...24Dunia, 1 month ago
WHO | WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic [ http://www.who.int/tobacco/global_report/en/index.html ] Filozof C, Fernández Pinilla MC, Fernández-Cruz A: Smoking cessation and weight gain. Obes Rev Off J Int Assoc Study Obes 2004, 5:95103. ...Medscape, 1 month ago Global report 2014: smokeless tobacco being widely consumed in Pakistan Business Recorder, 2 months ago
Development and Implementation of the National Cancer Institute's Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey to Assess Correlates of Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Adults
Abstract Background Low fruit and vegetable (FV) intake is a leading risk factor for chronic disease globally as well as in the United States. Much of the population does not consume the recommended servings of FV daily. This paper describes the ...Plosone.org, 1 week ago
THE World Health Organisation has put cigarette makers on the spot for flouting anti-tobacco laws like the ban on advertising. Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO's framework convention on tobacco ...The Star (Kenya), 20 hours ago
Health Correspondent The World Health Organisation yesterday celebrated 10 years of implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in the African region. Tobacco kills an estimated 6 million people every year but due to ...Zimbabwe Herald, 3 days ago WHO Marks 10 Years of Tobacco Control Individual.com, 3 days ago Zimbabwe: WHO Marks 10 Years of Tobacco Control AllAfrica.com, 3 days ago
Guwahati, Feb. 27: Sunita Tomar, 27, is urging people all over the country to quit smoking and other tobacco products. Taking her cue, Voluntary Health Association, an organisation fighting against consumption of tobacco, is urging people in ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 days ago
Tobacco is the primary cause of preventable deaths. In India, the smokeless tobacco epidemic is acute and rising, killing hundreds of thousands. According to the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey, there are almost 275 million tobacco users (age 15+) ...Hindustan Times, 3 weeks ago Smoke signals: Can Tokyo ever go smoke-free? Japan Times, 1 month ago Polling booths to be made smoke-free Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Mumbai , Feb 5: Maharashtra may soon become the first state in the country to ban tobacco chewing in public places, just six years after smoking was banned and made an offence. CM Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said that he will personally explore ...Oneindia, 3 weeks ago
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