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Original story at WHO Western Pacific Region• 2 mentions • 7 days ago

WHO Western Pacific Region 7 days 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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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
WHO @WHO
Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #China https://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ