Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,812 headlines found
According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
Dec 28, 2014 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
Zimbabwe and other Sadc tobacco producing countries plan to lobby for the scrapping of plain cigarette tobacco packaging at the forthcoming World Health Organisation (WHO) convention.
Dec 14, 2014 Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 23, 2014 02:42
a request has been submitted to the Ministry of General Affairs by the Moroccan company of tobacco (SMT), a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco, in order to increase the prices of cigarette brands most consumed by Moroccan smokers.... The increase is due to
Dec 6, 2014 Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:43
“Oh well, you see, I was just showing off. The cigarette was not lit,” Mandela told Schadeberg, and laughed. Schadeberg, refusing to back down from this clear attempt to rewrite history, remembers saying to the former president: “But there were ashes on
Dec 5, 2014 Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:03
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
Employees in our Bristol Head Office raised nearly £1,300 in cash donations for the appeal, a total which the company matched whilst a further £5,000 was also donated by our non-profit organisation the Altadis Foundation. ...sent ... Action Against Hunge
Dec 4, 2014 Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:22
In the “Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!” campaign, the public will be treated to images of dying babies... Funded by the World Lung Foundation, it will will combine public service announcements on TV and radio and community posters in both Kiswahili and English
Dec 3, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Lung Foundation and Tobacco Control Civil Society Organizations in Kenya, today (Dec 02, 2014) marked a significant milestone in the fight against Tobacco with the launch of a Mass Media campaign.
Dec 2, 2014 Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) (ke)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:47
11.6 per cent of the adult population either smokes or uses smokeless ... The findings were released yesterday at Laico Regency by the ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. While majority of males prefer smoked t
Nov 29, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
If the health minister has his way, vaping will soon be regulated like regular smoking because, he says, Big Tobacco is complicit in its rise.
Nov 20, 2014 Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Nov 24, 2014 15:21