World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World No Tobacco Day every year on 31st May. The day is being celebrated to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic including the preventable death and disease it causes. The World No Tobacco Day 2020 provides a counter-marketing campaign and also empower young people to engage in the fight against Big Tobacco by dismissing its lies and rejecting the use of tobacco products.
The World Health Organization is celebrating the World No Tobacco Day every year since 1987 on 31st May. The World No Tobacco Day 2020 aware the public on the risks of using tobacco, the business practices used by the tobacco companies to attract youth, the efforts made by WHO to fight the tobacco epidemic, and how people around the world can claim their right to health and healthy living in order to protect future generations.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Director General of WHO: Tedros Adhanom; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.