Ranked 67 out of 80


Overall Score: 73

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Indicators of Influence

These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in Tanzania.

No. 1

Industry participation in policy development

Indicator Score:

14 / 20

No. 2

Tobacco industry-related CSR activities

Indicator Score:

4 / 20

No. 3

Benefits given to the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

10 / 20

No. 4

Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry

Indicator Score:

5 / 20

No. 5

Procedure for transparency measures

Indicator Score:

6 / 20

No. 6

Avoiding conflicts of interest

Indicator Score:

9 / 20

No. 7

Preventive measures

Indicator Score:

25 / 30


These are ways Tanzania can deter interference from the tobacco industry:

  • Develop an FCTC-compliant tobacco control law to protect the public, particularly children and vulnerable sectors of society, from the damages of tobacco use.
  • Ban all tobacco-related CSR activities.
  • Ensure transparency by recording all interactions with the tobacco industry which should be only when strictly necessary.
  • Implement the guiding principles of FCTC Article 5.3.
  • Develop a code of conduct for government officials to provide guidance when interacting with the tobacco industry.

Learn more about tobacco industry interference in this country.

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