Smokers: 1 Million Under 10 Years, Majority Of 4.7 Million Start Before 18

CAP Fully supports the ban on cigarette sale and smoking in eaterie More than one million of the smokers in Malaysia are under the age of 10, and they emit about 4,000 noxious and cancerous chemicals present in tobacco. Most of the 4.7 million smokers in the country start smoking before the age of 18, …

CAP: Promote Healthy Eating to Combat Diabetes 

Diabetes has become a condition of epidemic proportion worldwide prompting the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to declare November 14 as World Diabetes Day.   The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes.   Diabetes spares no group — attacking men, women, children, the elderly …

CAP calls for laws to eliminate lead in paints

 The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized October 21-27 2018 as International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW)  and its main concern is the role of lead exposure in the development of intellectual disability in children. This year WHO is calling on governments,  academia, industry and civil society to come out with  specific  laws to eliminate lead in paint.  According …