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The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction Report- Africa Launch

No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction report, which maps for the first time the accessibility and consumption of safer nicotine products at the global, regional and national level will be launched in Africa- Malawi. 

Event Details

Venue: Golden Peacock Hotel- Huangshan Hall

Date: 13 March, 2019.

Time: 8:30 to 13:00

Theme: Safeguarding Public Health; The Role of Harm Reduction

The GSTHR report launch will be followed by a dialogue session on Tobacco Harm Reduction.

Event Details

Venue: Golden Peacock Hotel- Huangshan Hall

Date: 14 March, 2019.

Time: 9:00 to 12:00

Theme: Dialogue Session on Public Health and Tobacco Harm Reduction

Link to the report:

Link to summaries:


All presentations made at the events will be available on this page.

Tentative Programme

8:30 AM          Registration of Participants and distribution of IEC materials and GSTHR report copies

9:00 AM          Opening

9:05 AM          Official Key Note Address-Opening Remarks

9:20 AM          Presentation of study findings- “Establishing health and socioeconomic impact of tobacco smoking”

9:40 AM          Presentation on nicotine science and perspectives

10:00 AM        Screening of a TV Documentary “The true cost of a cigarette”

10:15 AM        Refreshments, Networking & Group Photograph

10:45 AM        Setting the scene

10:55 AM        Sharing vaping and transitioning experience

11:05 AM         Official Unveiling of the Global State Tobacco Harm Reduction report by the Knowledge Action Change-UK

11: 50 AM       Question and Answer Plenary Session for the Report Findings and Stakeholder Engagement

12:30 PM         Reflections, way forward and Next Steps

1:00 PM          Lunch and networking- End of session

2:10 PM           Press Conference for sharing findings of the Global State Tobacco Report by the Knowledge Action Change-UK with                                         Malawi’s local media


9:00AM           Registration of Participants

9:30 AM          Opening

9:35 AM          A presentation on tobacco use in Malawi drawing lessons from the Sixth Global Atlas Report

9:50AM           A presentation on the policy work on Tobacco Harm Reduction/ Nicotine science

10:30 AM        Refreshments, networking & Group Photograph

10:45 AM        Dialogue/ Plenary Session

11:00 AM        A Stock take into the way forward for multi-stakeholder engagement and approach

12:00 AM        Lunch and networking- End of Programme