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Thursday, 3 May 2018

WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY

WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY
WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY

   According to the WHO statistics, tobacco kills more than 7 million people every year. The smoking actually slowing down the development of  lower and middle economic countries.

WHEN IS WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY
        May 31st  is  observed as WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY all around the world.

WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY HISTORY | ORIGIN OF WORLD TOBACCO DAY
  In 1987 the world health assembly passed resolution to observe 7 April 1988 as “world no-smoking Day” celebrate  in order to assist those who is trying to quit. And discourage the use of tobacco in 24 hrs..
 Later in 1988 World health assembly is decided to celebrate World No-Tobacco day on May 31 st every year.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON WOLD NO-TOBACCO DAY
The WHO does the communication and coordinating WOLD NO-TOBACCO DAY events around the world. The WHO website provides a place to share news of their activities for different groups, and the organization publishes this information online by different country.
    From 1988 the WHO has presented awards to organizations or individuals who have made remarkable contributions to reducing tobacco consumption.
    Conduct different seminars and educational programs in Colleges and schools .
The anti-tobacco campaigners arrange a place to meet and analyze their work for previous year and plan the activities in the present year.
   People often clean their ash trays and place flower in the ash tray, This is considered as the common symbol for world No-Tobacco day.
   They conduct public marches; they carry vivid banners regarding the after effects of tobacco.
   People goes to public places and talk directly to discourage the use of tobacco products.

 IS WOLD NO-TOBACCO DAY IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY
 No, The WOLD NO-TOBACCO DAY is a observatory day which is organized by WHO.

THEME FOR WOLD NO-TOBACCO DAY
 The WHO announces a theme to promote every year. The classes conducted based on this theme. See below for different theme which is celebrated in the past years.
2018 - Tobacco and heart disease
2017 - Tobacco – a threat to development
2016 - Get ready for plain packaging
2015 - Stop illicit trade of tobacco products
2014 - Raise taxes on tobacco
2013 - Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship
2012 - Tobacco industry interference
2011 - The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
2010 - Gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women
2009 - Tobacco health warnings
2008 - Tobacco-free youth
2007 - Smoke free inside
2006 - Tobacco: deadly in any form or disguise
2005 - Health professionals against tobacco
2004 - Tobacco and poverty, a vicious circle
2003 - Tobacco free film, tobacco free fashion
2002 - Tobacco free sports
2001 - Second-hand smoke kills
2000 - Tobacco kills, don't be duped
1999 - Leave the pack behind
1998 -Growing up without tobacco
1997 -United for a tobacco free world
1996 -Sport and art without tobacco: play it tobacco free
1995 -Tobacco costs more than you think
1994 -Media and tobacco: get the message across
1993- Health services: our windows to a tobacco free world
1992- Tobacco free workplaces: safer and healthier
1991 -Public places and transport: better be tobacco free
1990 -Childhood and youth without tobacco: growing up without tobacco
1989- Women and tobacco: the female smoker: at added risk
1988 -Tobacco or Health: choose health
WORLD NO-TOBACCO DAY

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