Tuesday, May 10, 2011

World No Tobacco Day 2011 by WHO

Word No Tobacco Day is Initiative of WHO World Health Organization.

"The World Health Organization (WHO) selects "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" as the theme of the next World No Tobacco Day, which will take place on Tuesday, 31 May 2011." 

63%of all deaths are caused by NCDs, for which tobacco use is the greatest risk factor, after high blood pressure
(NCD stands for noncommunicable diseases)

Proudly, State of Kuwait is one of 172 countries who are parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, signing the treaty June 16th, 2003 and ratifiing  May 12th, 2006


Moms, remember that second hand smoke (passive smoke) also effect your health and health of your baby. Stay away from places where people smoke.

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