The Delhi high court on Wednesday sought to know from the government why chewing of tobacco shouldn't be banned, as such a step would end the problem posed by gutka and pan masala.

In line with the 2030 Agenda and the HHD strategy 2016-21: Connecting the Dots, UNDP and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat have produced this Discussion Paper to support Parties to the Convention, development partners, civil society, academia and other stakeholders to accelerate tobacco control and sustainabl

In line with the 2030 Agenda and the HHD strategy 2016-21: Connecting the Dots, UNDP and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat have produced this Discussion Paper to support Parties to the Convention, development partners, civil society, academia and other stakeholders to accelerate tobacco control and sustainabl

he 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by countries at the United Nations in 2015 sets forth a comprehensive vision of development with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets across all aspects of society [1]. The 2030 Agenda document is ambitious and explicit about the need for integrated and sustained action across society to address complex challenges such as ending extreme poverty, reducing widening economic inequality, tackling climate change, and reducing and preventing conflict.

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researche

One in four children in the age group of 13-15 years in India suffer from depression, which affects 86 million people in South-East Asia region, the WHO said.

Long term cigarette smoking is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Smoking influences the tone of the autonomic nervous system as reflected by Heart Rate Variability. The present study aimed at studying the effect of cigarette smoking and its cessation for 1 week on HRV.

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Aurangabad: The number of tuberculosis patients in the district has been increasing steadily, though marginally, every year, raising a question mark over the administration's approach towards deali

A landmark court ruling tightening control of tobacco in Kenya is being seen as a model to how the rest of Africa can fight the tobacco industry.

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives.

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