31 May is World No Tobacco Day
Every year World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31st May. Yearly celebrations of No tobacco day informs the public of the dangers of using tobacco, the business practices of tobacco companies, and What WHO is doing to fight the tobacco epidemic, and what people around the world can do to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations.
The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2021 is : Commit To Quit .The WHO said quit tobacco to be a winner
Campaign : Commit to Quit
There are certain campaign materials published by WHO on their website, which can be widely used to tell people the dangers of using tobacco, pictures and ideas of what can be done in our neighbourhoods to help people quit tobacco using #CommitToQuit
Over 70 percent of the 1.3 billion tobacco users worldwide lack access to the tools they need to quit successfully.This gap in access to cessation services is only further exacerbated in the last year as the health workforce has been mobilized to handle the pandemic, the WHO said.
Adhikari is a founder of publichealthglobe.com and a public health enthusiast aiming to create an impact on the community all across the globe. A true believer of Prevention is better than cure.