The millennium development goals and tobacco control Esson, Katharine M.

By: Esson, Katharine M
Contributor(s): Leeder, Stephen R
Material type: TextTextPublisher: World Health Organization Geneva 2004Description: xviii, 101 p.ISBN: 9789241562874Subject(s): Development | Goals | Smoking - prevention and control | Tobacco - adverse effects | Tobacco industry - legislation | Socioeconomic factors | International cooperationDDC classification: 362.296 Summary: This study demonstrates the relevance of tobacco control in achieving each of the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals. It outlines the occurrence of the high yet increasing prevalence of tobacco use in the developing world, and documents the negative impact that tobacco cultivation and tobacco use have on poverty and development. Global partnership is deemed to be important in strengthening tobacco control, which all nations and their development agencies are urged to address as an aspect of policy. The study recommends that tobacco control should be included as a vital ingredient contributing towards the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.
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This study demonstrates the relevance of tobacco control in achieving each of the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals. It outlines the occurrence of the high yet increasing prevalence of tobacco use in the developing world, and documents the negative impact that tobacco cultivation and tobacco use have on poverty and development. Global partnership is deemed to be important in strengthening tobacco control, which all nations and their development agencies are urged to address as an aspect of policy. The study recommends that tobacco control should be included as a vital ingredient contributing towards the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.

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