Dr. Lawrence Agyeman Sirebuor, the Director of the National Cardiothoracic Center stated that the rising rate of shisha smoking is an alarming situation. According to him, Ghanaian youth is involving in shisha smoking because they consider it cool.
He was addressing the World Heart Day 2019 conference. He added it is a common impression that this type of goes underwater and bad effects in water. While seeing reality it is contributing abuse in youth.
“The rampant abuse of shisha smoking among the youth could be attributed to the erroneous myth that it is safe for their health. They have the impression that because it is something that goes underwater, the bad things that cause problems will be removed; it is not so.”
Dr. Lawrence Agyeman Sirebuor said it is really important to educate regarding shisha smoking side effects.
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