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Original story at WHO Western Pacific Region• 13 mentions • 6 months ago

WHO Western Pacific Region 6 months ago

WHO Representative Office in China
Beijing, 14 April, 2017 – Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of these deaths will occur in China’s poorest and most vulnerable communities unless critical steps are taken to reduce China’s dependency on tobacco. The Bill China Cannot Afford: Health Economic and Social Costs of China’s Tobacco Epidemic is a groundbreaking report co-authored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report, launched today, explores the current health, social and economic costs of tobacco on China’s development,
 
 
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10 May
NCD Alliance @ncdalliance
RT @WHO: Cigarettes are toxic. Tobacco smoke can lead to cancer, stroke, heart disease and other health harms https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTo…
23 Apr
Ilona Kickbusch @IlonaKickbusch
RT @WHO: #China is the world’s largest producer & consumer of tobacco https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/KwO1fA3FgM
20 Apr
I Love Public Health @PublicHealthRTs
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
DiversifiedRadiology @DivRadiology
RT @WHO: Cigarettes are toxic. Tobacco smoke can lead to cancer, stroke, heart disease and other health harms https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTo…
20 Apr
Albert Wu @withyouDrWu
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
Fatima Umar @Fatumoriginal
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
Global Health (GHC) @GlobalHealthOrg
RT @WHO: A staggering 44% of the world’s cigarettes are smoked in #China https://t.co/BwyjH90Yqi #NoTobacco https://t.co/8YN1anlXqm
20 Apr
Weather =/= Climate @JanelleJeanne
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
Olga Georgina @OlgaGeorgina
RT @WHO: #China is the world’s largest producer & consumer of tobacco https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/KwO1fA3FgM
20 Apr
United Nations @UN
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
GRAY @oceanshaman
RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ
20 Apr
WHO @WHO
Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ