A roundtable discussion via Zoom took place on Thursday, 11 November 2021, with a cancer patient; Dr Poovan Govender, oncologist, and a palliative care nurse, Zodwa Sithole (CANSA Head of Advocacy), and caregiver, Christa Matthee – survey now available …

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Published: 9 Nov 2021 | Last updated: 16 Nov 2021
Categories: A Loved One Has Cancer, CANSA Webinars, Care and Cancer, I Have Cancer, No Tobacco Campaign, Types of Cancer

View survey: Dr Sithembile Ngidi, oncologist concludes Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lorraine Govender from CANSA shared information on where to go for help and support, and discussed how the new Tobacco Control Bill would better protect our health …

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Published: 29 Oct 2021 | Last updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No Tobacco Campaign, Women’s Health

Tobacco use is the most preventable cause of cancer in the world. Estimates indicate that about one third of all cancers are caused by tobacco use. In South Africa, lung cancer is among the top 5 cancers in the country among men and women. Why is tobacco a problem? Tobacco is widely and legally available […]

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Published: July 29, 2021 | Last updated: July 30, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, no tobacco campaign

No more ‘nicotine’! The truth about smoking, vaping and nicotine and our youth. We discuss the health impacts of e-cigarettes and new research in South Africa that are causing cause for concern. Young voices share their perspectives on the e-cigarette lures and pressures they experience. Will the new Tobacco Control Bill be timely to stem the damage?

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Published: 11 June 2021 | Last updated: June 21, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tabacco Campaign

As we celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2021, which is observed every year on 31 May, the National Department of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), civic organizations, medical and nursing associations in South Africa talked about what needs to be done to turn. the tide of tobacco damage in South Africa. Deputy Minister of Health, […]

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Published: June 4, 2021

Categories: Advocacy, no tobacco campaign

The International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) Research Associations (ICARA) in collaboration with the Department of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg and the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council invites you to a webinar titled: COVID-19 and the tobacco policy and health economics. Experts present local and international knowledge during COVID-19 and look at changes in smoking behavior, as well as the impact of the pandemic on the sale and consumption of tobacco products. We are investigating the marketing of the tobacco industry and policy interference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can strong tobacco legislation make a difference?

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Published: May 25, 2021 | Last updated: June 4, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tabacco Campaign

CANSA fully supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) year-long global campaign for World No Tobacco Day 2021 – ‘Commit to Quit’. The WHO calls on all governments to ensure that their citizens have access to advice, toll-free smoking cessation services, mobile and digital smoking cessation services, nicotine replacement therapies and other aids proven to help people quit smoking. Image credit: Freepik

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Published: May 24, 2021 | Last updated: June 24, 2021
Categories: Media releases and news, no tobacco campaign

As we celebrate this annual milestone day, we hear from the National Department of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), civil society organizations, medical and nursing associations about what is being done to stem the tide of tobacco damage in South Africa.

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Published: May 20, 2021 | Last updated: June 11, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tabacco Campaign

We examine the real cost of tobacco for South Africa’s economy, and our nation’s health. How do we reverse the tide of tobacco damage and combat the interference of the tobacco industry with policy and society at large? This webinar is part of a series of tobacco control discussions on key issues during May and June. Follow @protectournext on social channels, or go to www.protectournext.co.za for more …

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Published: May 13, 2021 | Last updated: May 21, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tabacco Campaign

As part of CANSA’s advocacy efforts related to the Tobacco Control Bill and to protect South Africans from tobacco damage, you can join a webinar hosted by #Protector next Tuesday, 11 May at 15:00. After that, CANSA is a big partner. CANSA’s National Manager: Health Promotion, Lorraine Govender is part of the presentation panel.

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Published: May 7, 2021 | Last updated: May 21, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Webinars, No-Tabacco Campaign

Water pipes are water pipes that are used to smoke specially manufactured tobacco that occurs in different flavors, such as apple, mint, cherry, chocolate, coconut, licorice, cappuccino and watermelon.1,2 Although many users think it is less harmful, water pipe can smoke carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking.1,2 Water pipe is also called narghile, argileh, shisha, […]

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Published: 11 Jan 2021 | Last updated: March 9, 2021
Categories: CANSA on the move for youth, no tobacco campaign

It is the fear of quitting that prevents smokers from achieving success. Give us a proper opportunity to remove that fear and you will stop. If you do not do so, we will refund your fee. Visit www.allencarr.co.za or call 0861 100 200 and watch our webinar for World No Tobacco Day …

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Published: 31 May 2020 | Last updated: March 9, 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, Men’s Health, No Tobacco Campaign, Women’s Health

The COVID-19 pandemic, the subsequent national restriction and ban on the sale of tobacco products may have forced many smokers to quit smoking. Having to quit this way can be challenging on so many levels. It can cause intense withdrawal and cravings, which can lead to widespread anxiety. As part of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), CANSA is offering support to these smokers and also to others who have seized the opportunity to quit smoking and are looking for tips to deal with.

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Published: 25 Apr 2020 | Last updated: April 30, 2021
Categories: Media releases and news, no tobacco campaign

Now that the country is closed, and cigarettes, water pipes and other electronic vapors are no longer sold, many people have the opportunity to seize the opportunity to quit smoking when their cigarettes and other related products run out. This is the perfect time to stop. You have the limitation period to regain your strength, your money and your health.

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Published: 14 Apr 2020 | Last updated: March 9, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, no tobacco campaign

The increasingly popular fad of using a water pipe, also known as a hubbly bubbly or shisha, can now be fatal, as it is a potential spread of the coronavirus, health experts warn …

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Published: 3 Apr 2020 | Last updated: March 9, 2021
Categories: Advocacy, no tobacco campaign

MAY Challenge: Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of unhealthy lungs, lung cancer and more than 20 other cancers. The Cancer Society of South Africa (CANSA) is appealing to the public to consider stopping the use of tobacco in any form, to help reduce cancer risk, as part of its # 365DayHealthChallenge, and in the run-up to #WorldNoTobaccoDay ( 31 May).

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Published: May 29, 2019 | Last updated: April 30, 2021
Categories: Media releases and news, no tobacco campaign

English Media Release 26 April 2019 – Smoking tobacco products is the leading cause of unhealthy lungs, lung cancer and more than 20 different types of cancers. CANSA is appealing to the public to consider stopping the use of tobacco products in any form. This will help reduce the risk of cancer […]

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Published: 26 Apr 2019 | Last updated: April 30, 2021
Categories: No-tobacco campaign

Afrikaans version here … PDF Inquiries CANSA For more information on Tobacco and health benefits of quitting click here …

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Published: 2 Apr 2018 | Last updated: April 30, 2019
Categories: No-tobacco campaign

English version here… PDF Inquiries CANSA Click here for more information on tobacco and the benefits if you quit smoking…

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Published: 2 Apr 2018 | Last updated: April 30, 2019
Categories: No-tobacco campaign