Tobacco

Health Effects of Tobacco Secondhand Smoke


Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the world and causes several million deaths each year worldwide. Tobacco consumption affects every organ in the body and is a risk factor for six of the eight leading causes of deaths in the world.

ѻýoffers a self-study course and reading material on the Health Effects of Tobacco Secondhand Smoke focusing on Children, which was published by the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs George Mason University Arlington, Virginia, USA – a ѻýCooperating Center.

This course can help to:

  1. Understand the robustness of the evidence supporting the health effects of tobacco second hand smoke (TSHS) in adults and children, and
  2. Explore intervention measures and legislation to minimize TSHS exposures of infants and children.

Click here to access the self-paced study materials (updated version on 20 July 2016) and associated presentation file.

Please access MedEDirect, Inc.  to register for CME credits, respond to self-assessment questions and fill out a survey. CME is offered free of charge.