VOV.VN - A meeting took place in Hanoi on May 29 to mark World No Tobacco Day (May 31), in addition to National No Tobacco Week which will run from May 25 to May 31, with the main aim of protecting younger generations from the impact of tobacco advertisements and cigarette use.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese performer Quang Dang released a fresh dance on May 25 in response to a global campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) for World No Tobacco Day 2020.
Smoking can increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission within the community as it weakens lung function and immune response to infections, an official said.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of HCM city along with the Fund for the Prevention of Tobacco Harms under the Ministry of Health held a meeting in Hanoi on May 31 in response to World No Tobacco Day and the National No Tobacco Week from May 25-31.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health heldp a meeting in Ly Thai To Statue Square on May 26 to launch a series of events for the upcoming World No Tobacco Day 2019, which will take place on May 31.
A meting was held in Hanoi on May 26 in response to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31) following the theme “tobacco and lung diseases”.
Smoking has created an economic burden to not only smokers and their families but also society, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting held in response to the World No Tobacco Day in Hanoi on May 31.
The World Health Organization has revealed that tobacco kills more than seven million people each year, and 80% of them live in low-and middle-income countries.
The enforcement of the law on tobacco harm reduction should be promoted in ministries, branches and local authorities to reduce dangers from smoking and lower the death rate caused by smoking, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The Ministry of Information and Communications together with the Health Ministry launched a writing competition to combat smoking on May 31.
A campaign was launched in Hanoi on May 29 to promote the role of women in creating a smoke-free home.
A number of Vietnamese celebrities took part on May 28 in an event in Ho Chi Minh City, calling people to say no to tobacco.
Vietnamese consumers must become more aware of the health dangers of illicit tobacco products, including smuggled cigarettes, experts urged at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2.
(VOV) - World No Tobacco Day – observed each May 31st – is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption.
A meeting was held at the Hanoi National University of Education on May 29 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week.
A modern physical drama will be held in Hanoi on May 25 to mobilize people to comply with the "Law on prevention and control of tobacco harms".
Smoking is one of the primary causes of death and poverty in many countries around the globe, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Tobacco kills 40,000 people per year in Vietnam and that fatal figure is expected to reach 70,000 by 2030.
The theme “Tobacco Health Warnings” is launched on World No Tobacco Day 2009 on May 31 and also a slogan for national “no smoking” week May 24-31 in Vietnam, announced by the Ministry of Health.