Smoke-free legislation and active smoking, second hand smoke exposure and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries

@inproceedings{Nazar2017SmokefreeLA,
  title={Smoke-free legislation and active smoking, second hand smoke exposure and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries},
  author={Gaurang P Nazar},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Exposure to tobacco smoke imposes a heavy morbidity and mortality burden and exacerbates health inequalities. Whilst the health and economic benefits of smoke-free legislation (SFL) are evident in high income countries (HICs), there is a lack of evidence from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where implementation and monitoring mechanisms are generally weak. Objectives: To examine whether the health benefits of SFL identified in HICs are likely to accrue in LMICs and… CONTINUE READING

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