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World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2020

„ Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use „If your product killed 8 million people each year, you’d also target a new generation“ This year the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2020 is protection of younger generations, protecting them from the campaigns of ...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 April 28 2020.

„Stop the pandemic – Safety and health at work can save lives“ This year World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on infection diseases at work, particularly COVID-19 pandemic, that poses a great challenge for governments, employers, workers and the whole society. Due to the special circumstance related ...

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New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) was Approved

In August 2019, Pretomanid, drug developed by the non-profit organization, TB Alliance, has received U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approval for treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is caused by an organism that is resistant to at ...

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World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2019 „Tobacco and Lung Health“

„Don’t let tobacco take your breath away“ The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that the focus of this year World No Tobacco Day is tobacco and its influence on lung health. Although the adverse effects on lung due to tobacco are well known, these diseases are still the leading ...

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Association “Health Mission” participated in TB Europe Coalition/European Respiratory Society (TBEC/ERS) Workshop

Association “Health Mission” participated in the Capacity building and advocacy workshop related to people centered TB care jointly organized by the TB Europe Coalition and European Respiratory Society in Zagreb, Croatia, 16-17 April 2019. The workshop gathered civil society organizations and health care professionals from across the Balkan region. The two-day ...

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World TB Day ’’It’s time for action!“

Each year, we remember World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to the society towards end TB as the global public health problem. TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each ...

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Smoke Free Partnership Coalition Annual Meeting

The Smoke Free Partnership (SFP) organized the Coalition Annual Meeting on December 12, 2018 in the premises of the Coalition in Brussels. The meeting was attended by representatives of organizations that are Coalition members from 20 European countries and the USA. The representative of the Health Mission, the only participant ...

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Juul – electronic cigarettes particularly attractive to the youth

Sharp increase in tobacco use among high school students caused a great concern in the United States threatening to erase decades of progress in tobacco control. For this increase in tobacco use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) vaping has been blamed, particularly Juul, a commercial product that is mostly sold in the ...

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Association Health Mission participated in the workshop “MISSION: OXYGEN”

AstraZeneke along with the Propulsion, social impact communication agency, launched the three-year campaign in smoking prevention among youth “MISSION: OXYGEN” through the series of workshops. First workshop – open discussion intended for health expert in smoking prevention was organized on February 7, 2019 in Belgrade. Representatives of the Association Health ...

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