Friday, November 23, 2018 – 3:58 p.m.
However, current prevalence of tobacco among young people (between 13 and 15 years old) fell by 18.3% in 2002 and 7.8% in 2017.
It compromises non-communicable diseases to achieve sustainable development goals (SDG), that is, early deaths reduce the NCD 33% by 2030.
In the Public Health Prevention Census, around 600 thousand people have been registered, with impressive results: 36% have high blood pressure, 14% diabetes mellitus; 38% of dyslipidemia and 40% of obesity and overweight.
This disease is causing a great deal of expense for the Panamanian State and for families, increasing the financial losses associated with ordinary expenses and productivity.
The use of tobacco to promote our population's prevention and continuous training for our professionals, II. The International Congress on Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation and Non-Communicable Diseases is currently underway. Our staff is aiming to train 1000 (1000), technicians, and 300 (300) administrative teams to improve the knowledge and skills of health personnel, comprehensive smoking, prevention and control.
During this scientific agreement, actions will be carried out in parallel to encourage the use of tobacco.
Improve the use of cigarettes in human beings, photography competition, painting competition, clinical case competition, research work competition, troubadour competition, competition Region All Stand under the slogan of the conference "Tobacco steps hearts, health chooses."
The Ministry of Health has attempted to reduce the burden of non-transmissible diseases, where salt consumption, sugar and foodborne food risk control is a national priority.
In this struggle, sugar beverages and junk food regulation have been carried out in school kiosks.
In addition, labeling for food and tax regulations has to be applied, progressively progressing to the National Plan against our Social Transmission Diseases. Every year, 4.1 million deaths cause salt / sodium in excess of intake
With regard to alcohol consumption, the NCD is more than 3.3 million deaths, including cancer. About 1.6 million deaths can be physically enough every year.
Today Panaman, today's tobacco prevalence among young people (13 to 15 years old), was reduced by 18.3% in 2002 and 7.8% in 2017. In 2017, the prevalence of tobacco was calculated at 3.9%, without statistical differences between boys and girls.
The risk of second-hand tobacco smoke has dropped significantly, both at home and in public places.