Tobacco (101) World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2023

31 May, 2023

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2023 is 'we need food, not tobacco'

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From the WHO fact sheet:

'Tobacco kills up to half of its users.' [and the true figure may be as high as two-thirds]

'Tobacco kills more than 8 million people each year.

'Over 80% of the world's 1.3 billion tobacco users live in low- and middle-income countries.'


HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of HIFA (Healthcare Information For All), a global health community that brings all stakeholders together around the shared goal of universal access to reliable healthcare information. HIFA has 20,000 members in 180 countries, interacting in four languages and representing all parts of the global evidence ecosystem. HIFA is administered by Global Healthcare Information Network, a UK-based nonprofit in official relations with the World Health Organization. Email: