Seven Arab international locations win the McCain Anti-Smoking Award

Tomorrow night, Friday December 29, 2023, occasions will happen on the Tulip Al Forsan Resort in Ismailia, honoring the individuals within the “Makeen” anti-tobacco initiative. The initiative’s prizes are additionally anticipated to be distributed to winners from Arab international locations taking part within the initiative.

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The Secretary Normal of the “MAKEEN” initiative, Professor Dr. Jamila Nasr, signifies that the international locations which received the Arab anti-tobacco prize are “Egypt, the Emirates, Jordan, Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Plenty of official representatives from taking part international locations are anticipated, in addition to a lot of public figures.

The initiative goals to fight smoking in all Arab international locations. As a result of smoking presents a well being, materials and social hazard; And counting Smoking is the primary gateway into the world of drug dependancy, which threatens the safety and security of society, along with the lack of one of many essential and efficient parts of society to construct it, specifically youth.

Dr. Jamila Nasr confirms that the mechanism for acquiring the prize was primarily based on a number of axes, that are as follows:

Laws and legal guidelines geared toward combating smoking, area and scientific analysis, the usage of clever purposes within the initiative, journalistic work, literary therapy of the difficulty of smoking via completely different literary genres, provision of mechanisms and strategies for give up smoking via unconventional mechanisms, use of visible arts within the initiative, whether or not in cinema, tv or… within the theater, the initiative’s awareness-raising exercise inside faculties and universities, along with the actions of non-governmental organizations within the combat towards tobacco.

The initiative is a part of the joint cooperation between Forsmamea, the Arab Union for the Struggle towards Human Sciences and Improvement and the Arab Anti-Tobacco League. That is a part of cooperation with the Financial Unity Council, the coaching sector, the Arab League Affiliation of Medical Oncologists, the Worldwide Society for the Management of Tobacco, the Arab Anti-Tobacco League and the Kuwaiti Society of combat towards smoking and most cancers.