The University of Zambia is committed and joins the comprehensive public health efforts being made by WHO and the international community to non-engagement with tobacco. The University is committed to WHO’s policies and norms and to the framework convention of tobacco control and confirms that it does not receive support from tobacco industry nor engages in activities that are aimed to further the interest of the tobacco industry.

The University also disassociates itself from any previous or present statements made by any individual member of staff in regard to supporting the tobacco industry.