Somali man smokes a cigarette. UN Photo/Tobin Jones
The increased use of tobacco in Africa could lead to a “time bomb” of health- related problems according to the World Health Organization.
The World Health Organisation has recently published The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control report, which shows that while the global consumption of tobacco is declining, in Africa the reverse is happening.
Daniel Dickinson speaks to Dr Evan Blecher, an economist with WHO in Geneva. Listen to the interview here.