The health effects of tobacco

2023-05-24 08:00:02
According to the WHO, tobacco causes more than 8 million deaths each year, that is to say half of those who consume it, and tobacco is the cause of one in three cancers. What impact does tobacco use have on the body? What diseases are caused or aggravated by tobacco? How does addiction develop? How to quit smoking ? Dr Marion Adler, tobacco specialist at the Antoine Béclère Hospital in Clamart, in the Hauts-de-Seine, member of the Scientific Committee and of the Board of Directors of the Société Francophone de Tabacologie Pr Séraphin Komi Adjoh, head of the Pneumology department of the CHU Sylvanus Olympio from Lome in Togo. ► At the end of the program, we talk about the Regional Conference on access to oxygen in medical settings in Africa, which takes place on May 24 and 25, 2023 in Dakar, with Marine Vignon, head of the respiratory diseases program at Alima , a medical humanitarian NGO based in Dakar, Senegal.
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