Malawi Government Approves WHO's Tobacco Control Framework Convention
According to the official website of the World Health Organization (WHO) on November 16, the Malawian government has approved the formal implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This decision has placed Malawi among the ranks of the other 182 signatories of the convention, showcasing the country's high-level political commitment to the global tobacco epidemic and prioritizing public health and well-being.
The convention aims to address the grave public health risks associated with tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke. Malawi's approval of the convention in August 2023 demonstrates the country's commitment to protecting present and future generations from the harms of tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke.
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