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.
WMA offers 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 WMA Cooperating Center.
This course can help to:
- Understand the robustness of the evidence supporting the health effects of tobacco second hand smoke (TSHS) in adults and children, and
- Explore intervention measures and legislation to minimize TSHS exposures of infants and children.
Please access MedEDirect, Inc. here to register for CME credits, respond to self-assessment questions and fill out a survey. CME is offered free of charge.