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Lung Cancer Prevention

Why the Lung Cancer is Important? Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, with 2.1 million new cases being diagnosed yearly. In Serbia, it is the most common cancer site among men (19.3%) and second among women (8.3%). Moreover, it is the leading cause of cancer deaths ...

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World No Tobacco Day „Tobacco and heart disease“

This year, World Health Organization (WHO) chose that „Tobacco and Heart Diseases“ would be in the focus of the World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2018. The campaign will highlight the risks of tobacco use on cardiovascular disease of people worldwide as well as the measures that countries should undertake ...

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January 31 – National No Tobacco Day in Serbia

This year the focus of the National No Tobacco Day is exposure to tobacco smoke „Adult smokers make me breathe heavily“. Environmental tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, among them 70 are carcinogens. There is no safe level of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS), and each year more ...

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World No Tobacco Day, 31 May, 2017

Tobacco kills almost 7 million people every year, 6 million because of direct tobacco use, and around 890 000 nonsmokers exposed to second hand smoke. Today, according to the World Health organization more than a billion people worldwide smoke, among them 80% are from low- and middle-income countries. It is ...

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Extraordinary “Smoke Free Partnership” (SFP) meeting

Being a member of the Coalition Smoke Free Partnership, representative of the Association „Health Mission“ Srmena Krstev participated at its extraordinary meeting, on 28 and 29 November 2017, devoted to the priorities in 2018-2021. The meeting took place at the SFP premises in Brussels. Florance Bertteletti, the President of the ...

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