Category Archives: Knowledge Action Change

As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking LONDON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smoking tobacco results in the world’s deadliest preventable diseases, ending the lives of half of all smokers prematurely. By the end of the century, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one […]

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Des spécialistes de la santé publique se rendent au Malawi et au Kenya, et demandent que les Africains aient accès à des solutions moins risquées pour remplacer le tabac LONDRES, 18 de marzo de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Le tabagisme entraîne les maladies évitables les plus mortelles au monde, qui mettent fin prématurément à la vie […]

Report by Public Health Experts Laments “Missed Opportunity” as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

Knowledge Action Change  criticizes the World Health Organization for endorsing countries that ban e-cigarettes; says organization is ignoring international treaty that approves these lower- harm alternatives to smoking GENEVA, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As delegates gather for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) biennial conference on tobacco, the authors of a new report, “No Fire, No […]