The Central African Republic has a population of 4,659,080 according to 2017 statistics from the World Bank
Central African Republic and the WHO FCTC
Date of FCTC signature: 29 December 2003
Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 07 November 2005
Date of FCTC entry into force: 05 February 2006
Specific national government objectives in tobacco control: Yes
National agency or technical unit for tobacco control: Yes
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Prevalence of tobacco use
|Youth tobacco use||Adult tobacco smoking||Adult cigarette smoking|
|Prevalence (%)||Current tobacco use||Current cigarette smoking||Current smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers|
Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017
Central African Republic’s tobacco tax policy is not aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).
Central African Republic has no legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free environments. Consequently, smoking is not restricted in the country.
Central African Republic does not have a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in some facilities.
Central African Republic requires textual health warning on cigarette packs but these do not describe the harmful effects of tobacco use on health.
Central African Republic has specific government objectives for tobacco control and a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Central African Republic has no legislation or regulation banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
ATCA CSO PARTNERS
- Unité de Recherche en Sciences Appliquées au Développement (U.R.S.A.D.)