Smoking in Pregnancy


Smoking in pregnancy is a public health issue of significant magnitude in Lebanon.   A considerable number of pregnant women in Lebanon smoke during pregnancy, both cigarettes and waterpipe and have limited knowledge about tobacco harm effects and many mimore

Maternal Smoking


Maternal Smoking: Determinants and Associated Morbidity in Two Areas in Lebanon.

by: Rana Bachir and Monique Chaaya

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Waterpipe Smoking


Waterpipe smoking: Construction and validation of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale (LWDS-11)
by: Pascale Salameh, Mirna Waked, Zeina Aoun

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Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) - Lebanon


The GYTS is a school-based survey which focuses on adolscents students aged 13 to 15 years and is designed to gather information abotu smoking prevalence; knowledge adn attitudes; media and advertising; young people's access to tobacco products; tobacco umore

GHPS Lebanon


Health Professionals Survey on Tobacco Use and Cessation Counseling - Lebanon 2005. by: Georges Saade, Charles W Warren, Nathan R Jones, Ali Modad, Samira Asma. For the full report: GHPS Lebanon.pdf GHPSQuestions.pdfmore

Lebanon air monitoring


Assessment of indoor secondhand tobacco smoke emission levels in six Lebanese cities. by: Georges Saade, MD. Andrew B. Seidenber, MPH. Vaughan W. Rees, PhD. Zaher Otrock, MD. Gregory N. Connolly, DMD, MPH. For the full reports: Lebanan Air monitoring.pmore

Smoking among pregnant women in Lebanon


Demographic and psychosocial profile of smoking among pregnant women in Lebanon: Public Health Implications.

by: Monique Chaaya, DrPH, Johnny Awwad, MD, Oona M.R. campbell, PhD, Abla Sibai, PhD, and Afamia Kaddour, MPH.

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Tobacco Fact in Lebanon 2001


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Globacl Tobacco Control Report 2008-Lebanon


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Non-Communicable Diseases and Behavioral Risk Factor Survey


Developing countries have been experiencing a shift in disease type and prevalence, generally referred to as the epidemiologic transition. Infectious diseases, once dominant in low-income countries, are now being replaced by non-communicable diseases (NCDmore
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