Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,931 headlines found
Speaking at the Ghana 2015 International No Tobacco Day event in Accra, Dr Faried called for effective measures for facilitating or obtaining technical assistance and financial support, capacity building and international cooperation in order to achieve
Jun 4, 2015 Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:30
The Ghana Country Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Magda Robalo, Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to ratify the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. tobacco She also asked the government to take concrete steps
Jun 2, 2015 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:19
we should be using the breathing spell we now have to do the necessary research so that when tobacco goes we can still make money, both as farmers and as a country.
Apr 21, 2015 Zimbabwe Daily
added Apr 22, 2015 09:11
Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO’s framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC). WHO’s regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a speech read on her behalf by WHO’s country director, Dr Cus
Mar 2, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:32
City of Cape Town warnings that it will seek to clarify legislation around e-cigarettes and hookah pipes is a responsible move, writes Dr Dominique Stott, executive for medical standards at the Professional Provident Society financial services company.
Mar 20, 2015 Health-E (za)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:49
THOUSANDS of pupils are getting exposed to dangerous diseases by using tobacco barns and other inhuman facilities as classrooms, Education Minister Lazarus Dokora said Monday. Addressing journalists in Harare, Dokora said the country needed more than 2,
Dec 29, 2014 NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:30
Officials said the four-month campaign aims to encourage the general public to quit tobacco use that is responsible for rising cases of lung cancer in the East African nation. "The government is committed to enforce punitive measures in order to minimiz
Dec 5, 2014 Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 5, 2014 16:57
Over 60 percent of financing from banks will be dedicated for tobacco financing as banks believe that tobacco repayment arrangements are markedly more efficient and effective
Nov 3, 2014 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:07
There is as yet no known safe way to suck a non-medicinal drug into your lungs. While the much lower levels of nicotine in e-cigarette vapour don't cause acute poisoning, doctors are concerned about possible effects over the long term.
Oct 13, 2014 News24 (za)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:02
Herbivory in some Nicotiana species is known to induce alkaloid production. This study examined herbivore-induced defenses in the nornicotine-rich African tobacco N. africana, the only Nicotiana species indigenous to Africa.
Jul 15, 2014 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:58