May. 30, 2019
DR TEDROS , WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL IS CLEAR ABOUT THE LUNG HEALTH EFFEC TS OF TOBACCO AND SAYS NO.
The world health organization in it,s WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 2019 DIRECTOR MESSAGE has stressed with data the mortality effects of tobacco use . He said each year Tobacco usage contribute to the death of 8 million people world wide .
He said "if Tobacco was a Virus , it would have long ago been declared a public health emergency" .
His global health coordinating body , WHO, has the Tobacco control mechanisms and tools in place .
The different regional director generals have given their messages for action to control and stop Tobacco usage .
The global people are called upon to take actions , use WHO tools and resources with theirs or adapt the WHO resources for their constituents and communities .
Tobacco contributes in causing[COPD] Chronic Obstructive lung diseases [ Emphesyma , Chronic bronchitis ] , Lung caner , Tb , Pneumonias and Apnea .
WHO has called the world,s people to global actions .
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba