Who: world no tobacco day will be devoted to heart disease
MOSCOW, may 31. /TASS/. World no tobacco day, which is celebrated annually on may 31, 2018, will be devoted to the problem of cardiovascular diseases and ways of their prevention. This is stated in a message posted Thursday on the website of the world health organization (who).
“On world no tobacco day in 2018, will focus on the impact that tobacco has on the health of the heart and blood vessels of people around the world. Tobacco use is one of the most important risk factors of coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease,” — said on the who website.
Information campaigns by the who and partners on this day will be focused on raising awareness regarding the relationship between tobacco and heart disease, strokes, infarcts and other cardiovascular diseases.
You will also learn about how to prevent heart disease and reduce risks of vascular accidents around the world are on the first place among causes of mortality.