Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The whole health system of the country is under a serious threat as the use of e-cigarette among young people is on the rise, said the director of the National Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM) Professor Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora.

She made the remarks at a seminar titled "Tobacco and Non-Communicable Diseases: Importance of Tobacco Control Act" in line with World Health Organisation's "FCTC" in protecting public health at CIRDAP on Thursday.

National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh and Public Health Association of Bangladesh organised the seminar.

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She also said that currently the level of smoking is increasing among women as well. They are also...