Seven million people around the world die annually as a result of tobacco use.  Some 2000 delegates and representatives from over 100 countries are attending the conference.

The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health currently underway in Cape Town. It’s the first time the conference is held on African soil.  And South Africa is ready to forge ahead.

World Health Global Ambassador for Non- communicable Diseases Michael Bloomberg has called on counties to amend certain policies in an effort to stop the use of tobacco.

SABC’s Manelisi Dubase caught up with American businessman, author, politician and philanthropist, Michael Bloomberg.