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Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 29 (ANI): Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit has complemented the efforts of PGIMER in maintaining the momentum of tobacco control in the country in the challenging times of the COVID19 pandemic.
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Chandigarh [India], September 23 (ANI): The Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will be organising a 3 days virtual fifth National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH), a scientific
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], May 31 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan with 'WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award' for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Tobacco use is the leading preventable killer in the world, and in India, it is responsible for around 1 million deaths annually. To reduce the burden of tobacco use, today the state health department of Karnataka launched a s
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], February 11 (ANI): Over 80 per cent of Indians believe that use of cigarettes, bidis and smokeless tobacco is a very serious problem and 88 per cent strongly support the strengthening of the current tobacco control law to address this menace, while 72 per cent believe seco
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India] March 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): An Asian alliance of tobacco harm reduction advocacy organizations has urged India' Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to bring up the rights of smokers who want to switch to safer alternatives during the Ninth Session of Parties (COP9) of the Wo
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Feb 7 (ANI): Acting on the directions of Health and Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, 'State Tobacco Control Cell' in collaboration with the Punjab Police has initiated a state-level drive to curb tobacco use to save children and youth across the State.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 4 (ANI): Vaping is common for those who left smoking tobacco within the past 5 years rather than for those who left a decade or more ago.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication India (NOTE) welcomed the instructions issued by the Union Health Ministry directing educational institutes to designate "Tobacco Monitors" from among students and staff in a bid to boost the implementation of to
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that Asia will face an increasing number of deaths from smoking-related diseases if tobacco control policies are not implemented immediately.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA] Mar 20 (ANI): Increasing taxes on tobacco and smoke-free policies have resulted in the reduction of smoking among older adults, according to a recent study.
Updated : 4 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India, has launched the world's first national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people of the increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) and dying from TB associated with smoking cigare