Tag: Tobacco Control

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  • ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

    ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

    Dr Rana J Singh, Deputy Regional Director, South East Asia, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (a voluntary scientific organisation) has played a significant role in influencing tobacco control laws and policies in India. A pulmonologist, Dr Rana has consistently supported the Centre and state governments in advancing their tobacco control agenda with technical …

    September 30, 2017
  • Godly envoys of tobacco control

    Godly envoys of tobacco control

    They may not agree to shun tobacco if the doctors tell them. But they have no choice, if it is deity’s writ. In over a dozen villages in remote Lug valley in Kullu and adjoining Chuhar area of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, the local Gods have made people stay away from tobacco use since …

    April 12, 2017