May 6, 2024

Strengthening Nigeria’s Fight Against Tobacco: Key Insights from a Multistate Initiative

In 2023, a formidable coalition comprising the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA), Cancer Research UK, Development Gateway, and the Federal Ministry of Health embarked on a groundbreaking multistate capacity development workshop on tobacco control to combat the global public health challenge posed by tobacco use. This programme took place in five Nigerian states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT): Oyo, Rivers, Enugu, Gombe, and Kano, bringing together stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. Their shared mission? To address the critical issue of tobacco consumption head on. This article delves into the crucial insights and solutions developed as a result of this collaborative endeavour, shining light on its potential to shape Nigeria’s overall tobacco control landscape.

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