Health leaders, policymakers, cardiologists and tobacco activists from around the world have convened at the World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC 2016) in Mexico City to call for stronger tobacco control laws
Smoking is estimated to cause nearly 10 per cent of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and is the second leading cause of CVD after high blood pressure
Experts from around the world have come together at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC 2016) to call for more to be done to fight tobacco industry interference and strengthen tobacco control laws.
Tobacco is one of the world’s most prolific killers, responsible for six million deaths globally each year, and is the second leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD). If current trends continue, by 2030 tobacco will be responsible for more than 8 million deaths each year.