Paucity of literatures on e-cigarette use (vaping) in sub-Saharan Africa: A wake-up call

Kehinde Kazeem Kanmodi1,2,3*, Precious Ayomide Kanmodi1,2,4
1Tobacco Research and Advocacy Group, Cephas Health Research Initiative Inc, Ibadan, Nigeria.
2Mental and Oral Health Development Organization, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria.
3Department of Community Health, Aminu Musa Habib College of Health Science and Technology, Yauri, Nigeria.
4Department of Statistics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
*Correspondence: Dr. Kehinde Kazeem Kanmodi; kanmodikehinde@yahoo.com

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Keywords: E-cigarette, Vaping, Tobacco, Research, Multidisciplinary, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Yen Med J. 2020;2(3):1–2.

Cite this article: Kanmodi KK, Kanmodi PA. Paucity of literatures on e-cigarette use (vaping) in Sub-Saharan Africa: A wake-up call. Yen Med J. 2020;2(3):1–2.

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