for your information now more than 10,000 Malaysians die from smoking-related illnesses every year. this statistic was general by Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng. He said that 30% of those above the age of 30 suffer from up to 40 kinds of illnesses which include heart problems and 57 types of cancer. from the statistics we can know that every day about 50 teenagers below the age of 18 start smoking and most of them become hardcore smokers and according to a recent World Health Organisation report, more than 100,000 youths started smoking daily.
now, in Malaysia have 44 hospitals and 111 health centres provide this treatment for smoker.In 1999, about 1,000 smokers were able to kick the habit. the ministry had compounded 11,211 people for smoking in public places that year.from the number 1,366 were youths.
POST BY : NOOR MAS ALWANI MOHKTAR