Project :
Tobacco Smoking among Jordanian Teenagers
Year
1999
Partner(s) :
University of Belmond - Lebanon, Arab Meeting for Social and Health Sciences (AFFSH)
Program(s) :
Research, Education and Awareness
Pillar(s) :
Civil Society Empowerment

Tobacco Smoking among Jordanian Teenagers

1999

In an effort to raise awareness on the numerous health, social and economic harms of smoking and to urge decision makers to draw up policies directed to curb it, the Information and Research Center - King Hussein Foundation with contribution from the Arab Meeting for Social and Health Sciences (AFFSH) and the University of Belmond in Lebanon, conducted a research study the phenomenon of smoking tobacco and nargile among adolescents aged (15-18) in Jordan. The study looked into the causes, the prevalence as well as the effects.

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