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Voice Against Tobacco
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Voice Against Tobacco

*Our duty and responsibility to provide a safer future for our youth, DR. Nausheen* Islamabad, (VOM) : Voices Against Tobacco (VAT), an initiative of Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN), announced the results of a community research survey that showcases the dire need for change in tobacco control policies in Pakistan. The results were presented...

Govt should ensure transparency of Tobacco Industry’s Activities: Report
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Govt should ensure transparency of Tobacco Industry’s Activities: Report

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) The Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index has called upon governments to ensure transparency while interacting with the tobacco industry as it will reduce instances of interference to manipulate tobacco control policies and their implementation processes. The index stressed that the tobacco industry should be required to provide information in a transparent and accurate...

Tobacco Control
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Tobacco Control

Experts call for ensuring health warnings on tobacco products   ISLAMABAD (VOM ): The implementation of laws pertaining to health warnings on tobacco products in letter and spirit is need of the hour besides translating these messages in the local languages for the consumption of common people. The experts from health and social sector stated...

Tobacco Control Pakistan
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Tobacco Control Pakistan

Civil society urges the government to adopt an independent National Tobacco Control Policy (NTCP) to minimize reliance on international institutions. Islamabad : Tobacco use is one of the major causes of death in the world. In Pakistan, tobacco kills more than 160,100 persons yearly. FCTC emphasizes on member countries to take a step forward and...

President House
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President House

*Students with Disabilities to get free education in universities* Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi has underlined the need for making the higher educational institutions of the country free from drug and tobacco abuse so as to save the young generation from the menace of drugs. He urged the management of universities to focus on drug...