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L’agenda 2022 de l’ACTA

En sa qualité d'organisation régionale coordonnant les initiatives de la société civile en matière de lutte antitabac sur le continent, ACTA s'efforce de promouvoir la synergie avec d'autres organisations régionales de lutte antitabac et d'assurer la mobilisation, le renforcement des capacités et la coordination pour une lutte antitabac efficace en Afrique. L'alliance a acquis des...

ATCA in 2022

As a regional organisation coordinating tobacco control civil society initiatives in the continent, ATCA works to foster synergy with other tobacco control stakeholders, and ensure mobilisation, capacity building and coordination for effective tobacco control in Africa. The alliance has acquired skills, knowledge and expertise in various tobacco control domains and support parties, leading to major tobacco...

Opportunities

TERMS OF REFERENCE REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR A CONSULTANT TO DEVELOP PROJECT PROPOSAL   Contract Type: Consultancy (1 consultant) Duration: 4 months Closing Date: March 2022   1. BACKGROUND ATCA is a non-profit, non-political and continent-wide tobacco control alliance of civil society organizations (CSOs) with a vision to promote health by building a tobacco-free Africa. Established in 2008, the alliance...

World No Tobacco Day 2022 awards

Theme: Tobacco – Threat to our environment The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for nominations to the World No Tobacco Day Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Guidelines for nominations The objective of these criteria is to facilitate nominations, bearing in...

Journée mondiale sans tabac 2022

L’OMS annonce aujourd’hui la campagne 2022 pour la Journée mondiale sans tabac, qui aura pour thème : « Le tabac : une menace pour notre environnement ». La campagne vise à sensibiliser le grand public à l’impact du tabac sur l’environnement – culture, production, distribution et déchets. Elle donnera aux consommateurs de tabac une...

Protect the environment, World No Tobacco Day 2022 will give you one more reason to quit

WHO today announces the 2022 global campaign for World No Tobacco Day - “Tobacco: Threat to our environment."  . The campaign is aimed to raise awareness among the public on the environmental impact of tobacco – from cultivation, production, distribution and waste. It will give tobacco users one extra reason to quit. The campaign will...

Africa must strive to keep low its rate of current and projected sales of new technology tobacco products

Statement of Leonce SESSOU, Executive Secretary of the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) on the Release of the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2021. Africa must strive to keep low its rate of current and projected sales of new technology tobacco products FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lomé, 11 August 2021 Published on 27 July 2021, the...

L’Afrique doit se mobiliser pour arrêter l’industrie du tabac qui exploite le COVID 19 pour développer ses affaires

Déclaration de Sessou Léonce, Secrétaire Exécutif, Alliance pour le Contrôle du Tabac en Afrique (ACTA) Lomé, 20 avril 2020 En cette période difficile où le monde lutte pour faire face à la pandémie de la maladie à corona virus (COVID-19), la communauté africaine de lutte antitabac a constaté avec consternation que les multinationales du tabac profitent...

Kenya: Authorities should take measures to protect the young generation from online marketing of tobacco products.

Statement of Leonce SESSOU, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Lomé, 25 February 2021 An investigative report published by The Guardian reveals that British American Tobacco (BAT) is using influencers to promote its products online. The report exposes BAT's efforts to market its next generation products in Kenya, citing the East African country as one...