Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

World No Tobacco Day 2017 theme: Tobacco – a threat to development

The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is "Tobacco – a threat to development." The campaign will: demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens; and propose measures that governments and the public should take to promote health and development by confronting the global tobacco crisis.

World No Tobacco Day awards

WHO/J. Holmes

Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. This recognition takes the form of WHO Director-General Special Recognition Awards and World No Tobacco Day Awards.

World No Tobacco Day 2016 campaing materials

World No Tobacco Day 2016
Poster based on image from the © Commonwealth of Australia

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