It is observed around the World on 31 May every year celebrate as World no tobacco day to spread awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco. World health organization plays an essential role in this fight.
It declared smoke as an epidemic that can be prevented without any problem. People just have to choose life over death.
The member state of WHO created World tobacco day in 1987 to draw global attention to this humanmade epidemic.
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This day is observed to spread awareness about the negative effect of tobacco and the prevalence of its use which causes eight million deaths every year.
1.2 million dead are those who don’t are exposed to passive smoking, and this figure is alarming.
World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World Malaria Day, and World AIDS Day, and World Hepatitis Day out this day WNTD is one of the eight official campaigns that WHO runs every year to spread awareness among the general public.
Why WHO made World NO tobacco day
WHO serves as the central coordination authority fostering communication between the countries around the World. Each year which selects a theme for the day every year to create a consistent message around the World to celebrate World no tobacco day
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The WHO handles the brochures, flyers, posters, websites, and press releases, etc. used for publicity. This year which is following a #TobaccoExposed campaign. The secret is out, and people know about the more than 8 million deaths every year.
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The tobacco industry has managed to create a myth of being calm and high status if you consume.#TobaccoExposed like campaigns of the World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to expose the ugly truth.
It will provide the knowledge to the young to counter the industry manipulation and stand up against them. WHO is aiming at a taboo-free generation for the greater good of society.