Covid-19 & Tobacco Control Resource Center


Regional Interventions


On 5 May 2020, we organized a webinar that exposed and denounced tobacco industry interference during the COVID-19 period. Participants included journalists, government and CSO representatives and others stakeholders.

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On 20 April 2020, we issued an alert informing stakeholders and the entire tobacco control community of the various tactics and strategies used by the tobacco industry to boost its business during this COVID-19 period. 

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On 20 April 2020, we issued a statement denouncing tobacco industry interference initiatives during the COVID-19 period and highlighting the need for CSO engagement to arouse public condemnation of tobacco industry maneuvers.

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Support Letter

For standing firm to protect the health of South Africans by temporally banning the sale of tobacco products despite several lawsuits initiated by the tobacco industry, we sent a letter of support to the government of South Africa on 2 June 2020 commending its efforts to keep the population safe during the pandemic.

In-Country Campaigns

We support our members to undertake campaigns to denounce tobacco industry interference, and sensitize the population and authorities on industry maneuvers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Social Media

We have produced social media infographics which our members and other stakeholders can exploit to undertake awareness raising campaigns on the harms of tobacco, and to denounce tobacco industry COVID-19 actions.

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Join Our Campaign!

We are committed to protecting the health of Africans by sensitizing authorities and the public on the various tobacco industry interference tactics and strategies aimed at maximizing the tobacco business at the detriment of public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

You can join the campaign and create an impact by downloading our sensitization infographics and disseminating them in your social media platforms.

Your voice matters!!!

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Covid-19 And Tobacco Industry Interference

Covid-19 And Tobacco Control

In-Country Interventions

We are supporting our members to undertake campaigns to denounce tobacco industry interference, as well as sensitize the population and authorities on industry maneuvers to grow its business during the COVID-19 pandemic, even at the detriment of the health of the population.

Contact Us

Address: Quartier Adido-Adin, 08 BP 81586 Lomé-Togo
Phone: (00228) 22 25 15 83
Fax : (00228) 22 25 15 83

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