VIDEO - VOA: Smoking in Africa; The Busines, The Culture, The Risks..

February 22, 2010 - VIDEO - Voice of America News (VOANews).. In this special VOA series, they interview tobacco company executives, health professionals, government officials and ordinary Africans to hear what they say about Africa's new culture..

VIDEO: Smoking in Africa..

Recently, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given a grant of $7 million over five years to the American Cancer Society to lead and coordinate the African Tobacco Control Consortium, a global coalition of public health-oriented organizations focusing on using evidence-based approaches to stem the tobacco epidemic in Africa. (American Cancer Society to Manage New Effort Against Tobacco in Africa African Nations Face the Highest Increase in Tobacco Use Among Developing Countries, 2/4/2010.)

A few related news briefs:
Africa - the increase in tobacco use must be prevented..;
Africa - can a tobacco-related cancer epidemic be prevented..;
Africa - conference on the burden of cancer..;