Tag - Namibia

Africa’s slow tobacco decline

RUNDU – There has been a concerning gradual decline in the use of tobacco products in Africa between 2010 and 2020, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). However, the greatest decline in tobacco use has been recorded in the Western world, while the same cannot be said about Africa, “Because it is in Africa...

Smoking declines in Namibia

Research carried out by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention indicated a 0.5% decline in smoking habits in Namibia. The statistics report provided to the Ministry of Health and Social Services indicated that 15.10% of the Namibian population are smokers with the highest being active men. A 0.5% decline in smoking was detected from...