2005 Tobacco control Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for China, par. 67 (2005)

Text of the recommendation

67. The Committee recommends that in all areas under its jurisdiction, the State party expand preventive and therapeutic mental health services for adolescents and develop programmes to decrease tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and drug abuse among adolescents, in particular through the development of campaigns specifically designed for adolescents on health behavioural choices and life skills. It further recommends that in the Hong Kong SAR, the State party continue to strengthen its efforts to prevent suicide among the youth.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations: China (including Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions), CRC/C/CHN/CO/2 (2005). Par. 67. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2FC%2FCHN%2FCO%2F2&Lang=en