90% of lung cancers avoided by eliminating tobacco use

04 June 2019

Article: 53/2206

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO Europe), shows that tobacco use remains a significant public health issue with an estimated 209 million people, or 29% of the European region population, smoking. Launched on World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), 31 May 2019, the report examines health impacts, prevalence of tobacco use and health systems’ response.

Source: WHO Europe, 31 May 2019