Webinar on lung cancer held at MAJU.

KARACHI -- Young people should not be fooled by the use of cigarettes, marijuana, heroin, shisha, betel leaf, gutka, mawa and sweet fennel betel nuts because things leads to lung cancer, heart disease, tuberculosis and other chest diseases are spreading which causes deaths and Pakistan has the highest death rate from these diseases in the world. It is easy to start smoking and using drugs, but it is very difficult to get rid of them. In Pakistan, 21% of men and 2% of women smoke, it is very sad that even 23% of our doctors are not ashamed to smoke. It is also true that cigarettes are still the cheapest in the world in Pakistan, New York and Karachi are the most smoked cities globally.

This was stated by Prof. and chest Consultant Chest Physician, Agha Khan University Hospital, Dr.

Javaid Ahmed Khan while addressing to Webinar, organized by Biosciences department, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi (MAJU) last evening.

Those who also addressed to the Webinar were included Associate Professor of Microbiology, Dow University of Health Sciences, Dr. Muhammad...

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