Health professionals key in tobacco control
This year's World No Tobacco Day on 31 May highlights the importance of health professionals in the fight against tobacco, which is responsible for nearly five million deaths each year. WHO is urging health professionals to help people stop smoking through better advice, and by setting a good example and not smoking themselves.
This device will soon permit smokers to indulge in their habit without having to go outdoors.
The mechanism confines the smoke to the immediate region of the smoker's head.