Integrated healthcare services are vital to #endtobacco, #beatNCDs, #endTB

This Podcast features Dr Paula I Fujiwara, Scientific Director of International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), who was in conversation with CNS Managing Editor Shobha Shukla, at the 4th Summit of APCAT (Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control and NCDs Prevention) in Bogor City of Indonesia.

Tobacco is not only a major common risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) but also communicable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB). TB is also linked to diabetes. In parts of the world where we have high rates of tobacco use, we also see high rates of TB and diabetes. We are adding fuel to the fire if we do not respond in an integrated manner.

And a lot more insights from Dr Paula I Fujiwara! Listen to this interview!


CNS eLearning Programme Team