Winter Olympic Games in Russian Federation to be smoke-free
The World Health Organization Special Representative to the Russian Federation, Dr Luigi Migliorini, putting a no-smoking sign on the constructions site of the Olympic site in Sochi. The figure skating pala-sport is behind.
Sochi is the city in the South of Russia which will host the Winter Olympic games in 2014. WHO has a strong commitment with the Olympic Organizing Committee and the local Government authorities to make Sochi a smoke-free city by 2014. During the visit of the WHO Representative office in Russia it was also proposed a road map of collaboration with WHO in the field of tobacco control, healthy life style initiative and road safety.