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    Ratify and implement the F.C.T.C treaty and make it a reality on the ground

  • 4

    Tobacco farming health impact & child labor in Africa

  • 5

    Tobacco companies targeting youth in Africa

  • Enforce Bans on tobacco advertising promotion   sponsorship in Africa

    Enforce Bans on tobacco advertising,promotion and sponsorship in Africa

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    More than 1,200 women die every week in Africa due to Tobacco related diseases
  • Increased Taxes lead to reduced death  diseases from  tobacco

    Increased Taxes lead to reduced death  diseases from  tobacco

  • 7

    Over 3 Million children in Africa continue to use tobacco each day

  • Cessation Quit programs in Africa to assist the smoker in  quittingCessation Quit programs in Africa to assist the smoker in  quitting

    Reduction of exposure to secondhand smoke

WELCOME TO AFRICA TOBACCO-FREE INITIATIVE

We’re a regional non-governmental organization committed to fighting the tobacco epidemic in Africa. We strive to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions across the continent. To achieve our vision of a society free from the harm caused by tobacco, Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative is involved in the development and advocacy for tobacco control measures regionally . Our activities involve;

  • Tobacco Industry Monitoring
  • Promoting & advocating for regional and national legislative and regulatory frameworks 
  • Conducting research on tobacco control policies in Africa
  • Protecting people from tobacco smoke & Second-hand Smoke
  • Digital Advocacy
  • Sustainable sessation programs development

 

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AFRICA’S DEATH CLOCK

 

People have died from tobacco-related diseases in Africa since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.

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