• Factsheet

    In 2007 ,Five million people died in the world as a direct result of tobacco.

  • In World

    In 20th Century, tobacco epidemic killed 100 million people world-wide.

  • In Pakistan

    About 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use.

  • Health effects

    Tobacco use is a risk factor for six out of eight leading causes of death in the world.

Human Resources at Tobacco Control Cell

Muhammad Waqas Tarar
Director / Focal Person for Tobacco Control
Ministry of NHSRC
mwaqastarar@hotmail.com