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Category: Harm caused

Fast facts from the 2018 GSTHR report

Every six seconds a person dies from a smoking-related disease. More people die from smoking cigarettes than malaria, HIV and tuberculosis combined. Over 6 million…

Tobacco harm reduction and the right to health

By Vita Mithi and Chimwemwe Ngoma Combustible tobacco products inhaled into the lungs are the ultimate cause of health-related harms resulting from use of 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…

Sweet deadly sensation

By Sahani Lungu (Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocate)  There is compounding scientific evidence that smokers enjoy their habit because it stimulates the flow of feel good…

Let’s deal with cigarette addiction

By Dumase Gzambo Mapemba. He is a lung cancer patient under chemotherapy, bedridden in the medical ward at Kamuzu Central Hospital where he is battling…

Mkamanga’s testimony on tobacco harms

On 5 September, 2018, Tobacco Harm Reduction team had an opportunity to converse with Mr. Kumbukani Mkamanga, a Nursing Officer, medical ward at Kamuzu Central…