6 months Iloilo City recipient of World No Tobacco Day award MB
By Analou De Vera The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized Iloilo City as one of the recipients of the World No Tobacco Day Awards 2019 for its contribution to tobacco control. World Health Organization (MANILA BULLETIN) The WHO-Western Pacific Region lauded the Iloilo City local government’s cessation services and its efforts in protecting minors on the ill-effects of tobacco. The WHO recognized the local government’s “intensive campaign” that encourages smokers to quit with the “help of the city’s Quitline and cessation services at health centers.” “The government prohibits the sale of tobacco products to minors as well as near ... more