Increase in Tobacco Use Among Youths Worrying


The increase in the consumption of tobacco by the youth continues to concern different stakeholders, triggering start of social marketing activities such as music, dance and drama to engage the young people so that this vice can be mitigated.
Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, the National Focal Person in the tobacco control department at the ministry of health, says the new approach will specifically identify the positive energies in the youth and help them concentrate on such energies to fulfill their potential. The new approach will be spearheaded by Fly, a new movement that recognizes the brilliance and talents of teens.