Namibia has a population of 2,448,225 according to 2018 statistics from the World Bank
Mozambique and the WHO FCTC
Date of FCTC signature: 29 January 2004
Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 07 November 2005
Date of FCTC entry into force: 05 February 2006
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
Namibia does not have a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in medical facilities.
Namibia has a legislation requiring pictorial warnings covering 65% of the front and back (combined) of packs of cigarettes and other smoked tobacco products.
Namibia has neither a specific government objectives for tobacco control nor a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Namibia has a legislation or regulation banning most forms of tobacco advertising. A few forms of promotion and sponsorship are also banned.
No publication available
ATCA CSO PARTNERS
- The Namibia Consumer Trust (NCT)