Experts: Harm reduction policies could cut tobacco related deaths

On October 27, 2023

African governments could see a significant reduction in tobacco related deaths through the adoption of harm reduction policies as opposed to complete prohibitions.

Speaking at the third annual Harm Reduction Exchange (HRE) in Nairobi, African Medical Association and the Association of Medical Councils of Africa president Dr. Kgosi Letlape said harm reduction in the continent is a more transformative strategy than prohibition-based policies.