Panama City, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Panama praised on Friday Uruguay’s regional role in cracking down on smoking as that nation has been pursuing early policies to control tobacco use to thwart addiction.
Panama, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Panama is a regional leader in tobacco control, the representative of the Ministry of Health, Reina Roa, said at the COP10, which is on its second day of sessions on Tuesday. During the 10th Conference of the Parties hosted by Panama to evaluate the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on these issues, the coordinator of the National Tobacco Control Commission highlighted the effectiveness of this tool with Law 13, approved in 2008.
Panama, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities confirmed that Panama will host the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (COP10) in February.
Geneva, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Young people continue to be “relentlessly” targeted with tobacco and nicotine products, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday, in a call to ban smoking and vaping “whether sitting in class, playing games outside or waiting at the school bus stop”.
Geneva, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) A study showed that quitting smoking after being diagnosed with kidney cancer may significantly improve survival and treatment efficacy, a peer-reviewed medical journal reported.
London, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) A new study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has revealed that male smokers –who, demographically, are more likely than women to light up- are also placing themselves at a significantly increased risk exposed to a higher risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures, and early death.
Geneva, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Some 50% of smokers are more at risk of contracting Covid-19 than non-smokers, the World Health Organization (WHO) recalled today on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.