Saturday, June 2, 2012

10 percent of Kenyan children Tobacco Addicts

A survey revealed  shocking statistics that 10 per cent of our children and 20 percent of the adult population are addicted to tobacco use.
Public Health Minister Beth Mugo, speaking at the ‘No Tobacco Day’ said that 40000 lives are lost annually due to heart related diseases; of which 12000 are because of diabetes and 20000 cancer related.
With this year’s theme, ‘Tobacco Industry Interference’ the minister is emphasizing that they will expose the tactics used by the Tobacco Industry in interfering with the implementation of tobacco control policy. 

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