World No Tobacco Day 2011 celebrates WHO Framework Convention On Tobacco Control
WHO lauds inroads against tobacco, urges full treaty compliance
"World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31 May as a mandate of the World Health Assembly, the supreme decision-making body of WHO, which is comprised of the organization's Member States. World No Tobacco Day informs the public about the dangers of tobacco use, the business practices of tobacco companies, what WHO is doing to fight the tobacco epidemic and what people can do to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations."
Last Updated on Friday, 14 October 2011 12:49