Tobacco use is one of the main risk factors for the rapidly growing non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in low- and middle-income countries.
The African Tobacco Situational Analysis (ATSA) supported by IDRC and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation investigated the critical determinants of success for tobacco control in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Journal articlesTOBACCO CONTROL SMOKING ADOLESCENTS YOUTH CHILD HEALTH HEALTH POLICY GOVERNMENT ROLE LEGISLATION
Prevalence and predictors of cigarette smoking among adolescents of Ethiopia : school based cross sectional survey
A disproportionate share of the global tobacco burden falls on developing countries, where 84% of the 1.3 billion people current smokers reside.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00