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Category: Smoke-free Malawi

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…

Tobacco Harm Reduction: One of the Alternatives towards Achieving SDG 3.

By Vita Mithi (THR-Malawi Volunteer Ambassador)  Harm reduction refers to policies, regulations and activities that are put forward to reduce health risks or encourage less…

Politics as Usual: Tobacco Economics

By Sahani Lungu (Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocate) Fact, in Malawi, agriculture contributes to 1/3rd of the country’s GDP and up to 80% of the total…

Protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke

Although some research studies have established a strong relationship between smoking and alcohol consumption, it is also important to pin point that not all alcohol…

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…

MUSICIAN’S ROLE ON TOBACCO SMOKING

By Lonjezo Idrissa When different song artists started writing and producing their own songs for their societies, the music industry used to be one of…

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…

NCDI’s and programmatic funding.

“The disease burden caused by Non Communicable Diseases and Injuries (NCDI) is more than 30% but the programmatic funding allocated for the NCDI’s is less…

Introducing our Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI)

By Jim Lutzweiler (re-post from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free  World Website). As part of Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s mission of ending smoking in this generation, the…

Celebrating Creativity and Innovation in a Smoke-Free Zone at the Ufulu Festival

  This year’s independence celebrations brought with it a number of attractive and well organized events, one of which is the Ufulu Festival which took…