World No Tobacco Day (WNTD): is celebrated around the globe every year on 31 May. Yearly celebration in schools, colleges and other public areas informs on the dangers of using tobacco, the business tactics of tobacco companies, what the World Health Organisation (WHO) is doing to fight against the tobacco users and companies. Tobacco causes cancer to the user and its family emotionally, stop using tobacco and let all aware about this dangerous situation.
World No Tobacco Day Creation, Importance & Significance
World Health Organisation (WHO) member states created World No Tobacco Day in 1987 to get world attention to the tobacco topic and to prevent disease & death in causes. According to the world reports more than 8 million deaths happens each year due to tobacco. The day is celebrated by different health organisation to show the government real effect of tobacco industry.
Date 2020: 31 May 2020
Date 2021: 31 May 2021
Date 2022: 31 May 2022
World No Tobacco Day 2021 Theme
Every year, the WHO selects a theme for the day in order to create a more accurate message for WNTD. As year pass this theme now become the central component agenda of WHO’s. As per the theme WHO publish and spread information in public from different sources include press releases, websites, posters, fliers, brochures and videos also.
From past years WNTD themes are becoming effective as they clearly say “truth”. Theme titles such as “Tobacco kills, don’s be duped” (2000) and “Tobacco: deadly in any form or disguise” (2006). From these two theme you will get an idea WHO belief that hitting direct message will definitely aware tobacco users.
Event & Places
WHO work as a central hub for forecasting event around the globe. You can simply visit WHO official website where you can see different groups from different places to share news of their activities and the organization publishes this information directly on website by country.
Organization or Individual Awards
WHO has presented one or more awards to individuals or organization since 1988 for whose who make great contributions and efforts to reducing tobacco consumption. World No Tobacco Day Awards are given to individuals from six different world regions (Africa, Americas, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, South-East Asia, and Western Pacific), nd Director-General Special Awards and Recognition Certificates are given to individuals from any region.
As per the above information you will get an idea, how important “World No Tobacco Day“. Personally try to spread information in your locality by spreading flyers, messages or making posters. We all need to make people aware about this disease. Lastly, thanks for visiting and if you have any query then feel free to let us know via comment box below.