• Over 5m people die annually due to tobacco intake, says WHO

    Over 5m people die annually due to tobacco intake, says WHO

    As the world celebrate the Family Doctors’ Day today, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report indicates that over five million people die worldwide as a result of tobacco intake annually as many are affected by lung cancer, heart diseases including heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, erectile dysfunction, birth defects and other ailments.

    The report also revealed that about one billion people worldwide practice tobacco smoking with reasons given as recreational and fulfilment of some religious rituals, among several others.

    The President […]