Pakistan wins “World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award”
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has won the “World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award”.
The World Health Organization’s regional office has announced the “World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award” for Pakistan for taking effective anti-smoking measures on the occasion of Tobacco Free Day.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently solicited individual and institutional nominations for the World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award from six regions created by the World Health Organization (WHO) on anti-smoking. has been given.
This success is due to the hard work and efforts of Dr. Zia-ud-Din Islam, the former head of the Tobacco Control Cell, who was recently fired by the Ministry of Health.
Dr. Zia-ud-Din Islam says that he and his team worked tirelessly day and night for ten years to achieve this. The government should take health levy to increase the tax on tobacco industry. Implement immediately.
The World Health Organization says the award is given to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, which will be celebrated around the world on May 31.