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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. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lomé, 11 August 2021 Published on 27 July 2021, the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2021 makes a firm reminder that Electronic Nicotine Delivery […]

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 2021: ATCA, CTCA, FCA AFRO AND ATIM JOINT REGIONAL PRESS RELEASE

We must provide tobacco users the help they need to quit. The 2021 edition of World No Tobacco Day makes a special request to smokers; “Commit to Quit”. This message is particularly timely, especially at a time when the world continues to struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) notes that [...]

We can build a fairer, healthier Africa when we effectively tackle the maneuvers of the tobacco industry.

Statement of Leonce SESSOU, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) on the occasion of World Health Day 2021 Lomé, 07 April 2021 This year, World Health Day mandates us to reflect on measures to make the world fairer and healthier. TheWorld Health Organization notes that the world is currently an unequal one because “as […]