Tag - Tobacco diseases

146 million Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases: WHO

The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer than 146 million Africans die annually from tobacco-related diseases. Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa said this on Thursday during a virtual press conference. Moeti said tobacco was the leading cause of preventable deaths in the world, emphasized that “smoking damages nearly every organ...