Tag - Africa

CTCA launches first ever Africa tobacco control conference

Tobacco control policies used in African countries have mostly been informed by research designed and conducted to answer questions to provide solutions for developed settings. Very few policies are is based on tobacco control research generated by researchers on the continent to influence policy discussions in African countries. This is why, as one of the agencies...

Area under tobacco cultivation in Africa rose over 3% in 6 yrs: WHO report

The number of tobacco users in the WHO African Region increased to 73 million in 2018 from 64 million adult users in 2000. Production of tobacco leaves shifted to developing countries from high-income countries, especially in Africa, in the last decade. The size of area under tobacco cultivation and the amount of tobacco leaf produced...