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Million people die from smoking every year in China expert accused of smoking long way to go
Date:2011-05-31 00:00 

According to China's public Health capacity-building for tobacco control head, Zhejiang University, Professor Yang Tingzhong introduced millions of people every year in China die of smoking related diseases, tobacco control of the road long way to go. (The picture shows the data plan)
China news agency, Hangzhou, May 31 (Reporter Jiang Yun) - In the 24th World No Tobacco Day, a reporter visited several restaurants in Hangzhou, there are many 'puff' are. According to the Chinese public health capacity-building for tobacco control Leader, Zhejiang University professor Yang Tingzhong introduced millions of people every year in China die of smoking related diseases, tobacco control of the road long way to go.

In order to curb the tobacco in the world of high-speed transmission, the World Health Organization was established in 1999, the Tobacco Control Framework Agreement, and in May 21, 2003 has been through all the members, the Chinese National People's Congress on August 27, 2005 approved the implementation of this protocol in China.

At present, Hangzhou, Yinchuan and other cities of the tobacco control legislation, recently the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education also released advice to strengthen school tobacco control efforts. However, the whole society in tobacco control work is still difficult to fulfill <<convention>> in progress is not satisfactory.

In 2007, Yang Tingzhong successful tobacco control team spinning Tuberculosis and Lung Disease International Association of Tobacco Control in China's public health capacity-building projects. Five years, Yang Tingzhong has been committed in the context of smoke-free college campus. So far, there are already 31 University public health students understand the promise of signature <<Framework Convention on Tobacco Control> '(referred to as <<Covenant>>) spirit, refused to tobacco, and actively carry out tobacco control obligations.
Yangting Zhong told reporters that at present there are 76 universities in China, with public health departments, and each year about 5,000 or so graduates of public health professionals, most of them future employment in the national disease prevention and control institutions at all levels.
'China Tobacco Control under the Chinese cultural background should be selected tobacco control methods, not only to have government support, the pilot universities, but also the need to strengthen grass-roots community building, through a wide range of channels is the best way to tobacco control.' Yang Tingzhong said. (End)

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