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Say No to Tobacco Support Organ Donation
Smoking is hazardous to health. Six of the world’s eight leading causes of death are caused by tobacco use, which include heart diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, lower respiratory infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, tuberculosis and cancers of trachea, bronchus and lung. Tobacco contains more than 7,000 chemicals, in which over 70 are carcinogens. Seondhand and third-smoke exposure is also harmful to health of other people especially infant and children. According to the US Surgeon General report on smoking and passive smoking, tobacco is harmful to most of the organs of human body.

To encourage the public to adopt a smoke-free healthy life, Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health supported Department of Health’s Organ Donation promotional activities on 11 November 2017. Organ donation and smoke-free information will be disseminated. Details of the promotional activities are as follows:

Date: 11 November 2017
Time: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: MTR Tuen Mun (Near Exit B)

Please click here to view the promotion clip of Organ Donation.  For more details of Organ Donation, please visit website of Department of Health.
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