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Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco use can lead to tobacco/nicotine dependence and serious health problems. Cessation can considerably reduce the risk of suffering from smoking-related diseases. Tobacco/nicotine dependence is a chronic condition that often requires repeated interventions, but effective treatments and helpful resources do exist. In particular smoking has significant detrimental effects on society. Every year hundreds of thousands of people around the world die from diseases caused by smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products.This comprehensive project has several objectives which range from conducting research on the economic burden of smoking in Qatar, reducing mortality attributed to tobacco, education programs and ensuring adaptation and adherence to the tobacco law.

As the National Health Strategy Program 2011-2016 draws to a close, project information is currently being updated and will be available in the coming weeks.

For enquiries please contact the Program Management Office at the Ministry of Public Health.

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Key Partners

  • The Ministry of Public Health [MoPH]
  • Hamad Medical Corporation [HMC]
  • Primary Health Care Corporation [PHCC]

Press Releases

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Quit Smoking Clinics help 30% give up habit

23/10/16

More than 30 percent of visitors at various Quit Smoking Clinics in health centres have given up the habit this year. Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has helped 195 out of 604 people who ...

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200 visited HMC’s Smoking Cessation Clinic during Ramadan

01/08/16

Some 200 people visited the Smoking Cessation Clinic at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) during Ramadan to quit the habit. “We have received around 200 new patients seeking to quit their habits of ...

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