The rise in narghile (shisha, hookah) waterpipe tobacco smoking: A qualitative study of perceptions of smokers and non smokers
- WHO Adopts Tobacco Control Convention. // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association;Jun2003, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p355
The article reports on the adoption by the Geneva, Switzerland-based World Health Organization (WHO) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, geared toward preventing tobacco-related deaths and disease, in 2003.
- Europe's bad habits. // Eastern Eye;10/2/2015, Issue 1322, p29
This article presents information on a report on health in Europe released by the World Health Organization, which reveals Europe as the region with the highest rates of drinking and smoking in the world.
- Breastfeeding in infancy: identifying the program-relevant issues in Bangladesh. Haider, Rukhsana; Rasheed, Sabrina; Sanghvi, Tina G.; Hassan, Nazmul; Pachon, Helena; Islam, Sanjeeda; Jalal, Chowdhury S. B. // International Breastfeeding Journal;2010, Vol. 5, p21
Background: In Bangladesh, many programs and projects have been promoting breastfeeding since the late 1980 s. Breastfeeding practices, however, have not improved accordingly. Methods: For identifying program-relevant issues to improve breastfeeding in infancy, quantitative data were collected...
- Testing the WHO responsiveness concept in the Iranian mental healthcare system: a qualitative study of service users. // BMC Health Services Research;2011 Supplement 1, Vol. 11 Issue Suppl 1, p325
The article presents a study that evaluated the concept of World Health Organization (WHO) responsiveness in the Iranian mental healthcare system. For his focus group discussion were formed that comprised 53 mental health service users in Tehran, Iran. Responses showed that quality domains of...
- WHO urges health-care workers to quit smoking. // Addiction Letter;Jul93, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p6
Cites an Associated Press report on World Health Organization's (WHO) urging of all health workers to quit smoking and spread the message to their patients. WHO report stating that only half of the physicians who believe helping patients quit was an important part of their job offer such advice.
- WHO makes recommendations. E.B. // Medical Update;Sep95, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p2
Presents non-smoking guidelines from the World Health Organization. Effect of smoking on adolescents who started young.
- WHO urges more countries to adopt graphic warnings. Zarocostas, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/9/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7814, p64
The article reports on the move of the World Health Organization (WHO) to urge more countries to introduce large graphic health warnings on packages of tobacco and launch hard hitting media campaigns, that proved highly effective at reducing tobacco use.
- Anti-Smoking Effort Seeks Global Implementation. McCann, Jean // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;04/05/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p523
Announces that May 31, 2000 is World No Tobacco Day, an event spearheaded by the World Health Organization's (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative, a global effort to reduce smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption. Organizations that have partnered with the initiative of the WHO; Information on the...
- WHO calls for ban on e-cigarette use indoors. Iacobucci, Gareth // BMJ: British Medical Journal;9/6/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7973, pg5335
The article reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has encouraged nations to unveil tighter rules on the use of electronic cigarettes such as banning the indoor use of the devices as well as prohibiting their sale to minors.