• Key Fact

    Tobacco kills up to half of its users.

  • In World

    Globally, tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year.

  • In Pakistan

    About 108,800 people die annually due to tobacco use.

  • Health Cost

    Tobacco users who die prematurely deprive their families of income, raise healthcare cost & hinder development.

Human Resources at Tobacco Control Cell

Muhammad Waqas Tarar
Director / Focal Person for Tobacco Control
Ministry of NHSRC


Dr. Ziauddin Islam
(Health Economist)
Technical Head
Email: ziauddin@tcc.gov.pk

Muhammad Javed
Project Manager
Email: javed@tcc.gov.pk

Gul Bibi
Finance Manager
Email: gul@tcc.gov.pk