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28 May 2018 12:30 - 13:15The deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic Ms. Najat Rochdi, Humanitarian Coordinator in CAR
WHO Press Conference
29 May 2018 09:30 - 10:15On the World No Tobacco Day 2018 (31 May), WHO is focusing on the strong connection between tobacco use as a major cause of cardiovascular diseases, like stroke and heart attack.
Release of a new publication, entitled the WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000–2025, which demonstrates progress in tobacco control efforts. (Report under embargo until 31 May at 00:01 a.m. Geneva time) Dr Douglas Bettcher, Director, Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO Dr Kerstin Schotte, Medical officer, Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, WHO Dr Vinayak Prasad, Project Manager, Tobacco Control, WHO.
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