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ATCA urges African governments to uphold tobacco control at WHO Regional Committee Meeting

Participating in the 72nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa in Lome, the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) has called on governments to put more efforts to protect future generations and guarantee a healthy and tobacco-free Africa. Leonce Dieudonne Sessou, Executive Secretary of the pan African alliance made the...

WHO Raises the Alarm over Dangers of Environmental Impact of Tobacco Industry

*Says vaccinations, natural immunity to slash Africa’s COVID deaths by 94% in 2022 Ndubuisi Francis and Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja with agency report The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm on the extent to which tobacco damages both the environment and human health, calling for steps to make the industry more accountable for the...

Large Portion Of Youths Addicted To Tobacco, Study Shows

Preliminary findings have shown that tobacco use the usage of tobacco has remained prevalent despite the efforts done to avert the devastating health and environmental impacts of the drug. In a study conducted in Nakuru, Kisumu, Mombasa and Nairobi Counties since March this year, 3 out of 10 youths use tobacco showing with a majority of...

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