Women and the tobacco epidemic: challenges for the 21st century

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jonathan M. Samet
Soon-Young Yoon
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Canada

Contributes to the global effort to confront and control the tobacco epidemic. Reviews the most current data and provides overviews concerning the global situation. Examines topics which range from prevalence of tobacco use among women and girls to addiction and treatment. Also deals with the critical issues of national economic policy, international treaties and strategies for mobilization at regional and international levels. Addresses concerns of tobacco control policymakers, public health advocates, economic planners, as well as women leaders.

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