Important Days

Anti-tobacco Day

Anti tobacco Day 2020

The Day of 31st May is considered as World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) by World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners every year. it is known as Anti-Tobacco Day. this day creates awareness about harmful and dangerous effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure. along with it, it pays attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco usages and to negative health effects.

Anti tobacco Day 2020 Theme –

Year Theme
2020 “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use”.
2019“Tobacco and Lung Health”
2018 “Tobacco and heart disease”

Anti tobacco Day History –

  • In the year 1987, World Health Organisation (WHO) members made World No Tobacco Day to mark global attention about the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and disease it causes.
  • On 15th May 1987, WHA cleared a resolution on Tobacco it aimed to call for 7 April 1988 “a World No-Smoking Day”.
  • In Next year, a another resolution was presented to observe World No Tobacco Day every year on 31st May.

Q.1 What is Anti tobacco Day Theme 2020?

Anti tobacco Day Theme 2020 is “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use”.

Q.2 What is the objective of Anti tobacco Day ?

The objective of Anti tobacco Day is to create awareness about harmful and dangerous effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure.

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