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5, 000 + children (10- 14 years) & 707,000 + adults are struggling with the habit of smoking in Malawi.

 

We believe that all citizens of Malawi should be informed of the health consequences, addictive nature and mortal threat posed by tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke in order for them to be able to make more informed public and personal health choices.

ISSUES

SECONDHAND SMOKE
HARM REDUCTION
HARM CAUSED
QUITTING SMOKING

 

Resources

Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. Approximately 15 percent of children in the study tested positive for cotinine, … Continue reading Resources