The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

FCA’s AFRO coordinator working with university to monitor tobacco industry

 

FCA Coordinator for AFRO, Tih NtiabangImplementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in most sub-Saharan Africa countries has been slow, largely due to tobacco industry interference. That was the finding of a survey of FCTC Parties included in the 2012 WHO progress report on FCTC implementation.

 

Now the Tobacco Control Research Group based at the University of Bath (UK), has launched a monitoring and accountability project that aims to change that trend.

FCA’s Regional Coordinator, Tih Ntiabang, will be devoting a large portion of his time to the initiative.

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