Although the health hazards of smoking are now generally accepted in most Western countries, the arguments have not had much impact on poorrer nations.
A conference on tobacco control held in Harare, Zimbabwe, in November last year was the largest to tackle this problem.
The conference heard how threats of epidemics of tobacco related disease in the distant future held little weight with governments of countries that often already had massive public health problems.
More immediate effects needed to be emphasised.
Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Tabagisme, Homme, Afrique, Congrès, Tabac, Gestion production
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Tobacco smoking, Human, Africa, Congress, Tobacco, Production control
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0198720
Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 199406.