14 Oct '11, 10am

Asean recommends smoke-free workplace

Asean recommends smoke-free workplace

A smoke-free Asean - that's the vision put forward at a seminar in Jarkata on Friday aimed at curbing tobacco use in South-east Asia. -- PHOTO: NP By Sharon Lee A smoke-free Asean - that's the vision put forward at a seminar in Jarkata on Friday aimed at curbing tobacco use in South-east Asia. In his keynote address, Asean Secretary-General Dr Surin Pitsuwan said that 'tobacco use has become a health crisis but it is a crisis that is preventable', and called for greater attention and cooperation between member states and partners. 'This man-made epidemic causes tremendous economic losses,' said Dr Pitsuwan, who noted that the resources and costs needed to treat tobacco-related diseases far outstrips the revenue governments earned from tobacco tax revenue. The seminar was attended by 60 Asean Secretariat officials, including officials from WHO Indonesia, Indonesia's Ministr...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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