Safer Nicotine Products

“Vaping is a fraction of the risk of smoking, at least 95% less harmful, and of negligible risk to bystanders”. (Public Health England, 2018). This innovation has the potential to substantially reduce the health risk of exposure to various toxic elements in combustible tobacco.

THE ROLE OF MALAWIANS AS SOCIAL ADVOCATES ON NICOTINE ADDICTION

By Lonjezo Idrissa (Volunteer Ambassador)

Malawi, one of the countries in the Southern Region of Africa, has for a long time being affected with the problem of tobacco smoking. It has been noted that every year, more than 5700 of its people are killed by tobacco-caused disease. Still, more than 5000 children (10 -14 years old) and 707000 adults (15+ years old) continue to use tobacco each day. Despite Malawi making progress on tobacco control in recent years with the help from its government and other health non-governmental organisations like World Health organisation (WHO), Continue reading THE ROLE OF MALAWIANS AS SOCIAL ADVOCATES ON NICOTINE ADDICTION