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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008 : the MPOWER Package.

Author: WHO.
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2008.
Series: Documents for Sale.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. The report confirms that the global tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats of modern times, that, left unchecked, could result in one billion deaths in the 21st century. The epidemic is shifting towards the developing world, where 80% of tobacco-related deaths  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: WHO.
ISBN: 9789240683112 9240683119 128174414X 9781281744142
OCLC Number: 476167599
Description: 1 online resource (342 pages)
Series Title: Documents for Sale.

Abstract:

WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. The report confirms that the global tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats of modern times, that, left unchecked, could result in one billion deaths in the 21st century. The epidemic is shifting towards the developing world, where 80% of tobacco-related deaths will occur within a few decades. The shift is caused by a global tobacco industry strategy to target young people and adults in the developing world. The report concludes that alth.

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