Headlines Tagged with Ethiopia — 50 headlines found
In the wake of international tobacco companies’ vying to gain a foothold in the Ethiopian tobacco market, a new survey released on Wednesday revealed that there are around 3.7 million tobacco users...millions of Ethiopians are exposed to secondhand smoke
Nov 4, 2017 The Reporter (et)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
shows that millions of Ethiopians are using tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke – an alarming trend that requires swift action. According to the survey, 3.2 million Ethiopians currently use tobacco. The new survey demonstrates the need for Ethiopia
Oct 31, 2017 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:02
The Directive takes a crucial step by including hookah tobacco in the definition of tobacco products to avoid the usual misunderstanding that mistakes hookah tobacco as categorically different from tobacco products.
Aug 12, 2017 Addis Fortune (et)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:46
He has also served as chair of the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; as chair of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership Board; and as co-chair of the Board of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. As Min
May 23, 2017 World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2017 01:17
The physician who leads the Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative has spoken out against candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Dr. Frank Ashall, in an open letter...The Lancet, raised questions about the Ethiopian government’s deal-making role in a tobacco indu
May 20, 2017 Africa Times
added May 25, 2017 00:56
In 2016, the Ethiopian Government sold 40% of the shares in its tobacco monopoly...deal with JTI seems to have contravened Article 5·3 of [FCTC]...Tedros...was Health Minister from 2005 to 2012, and aims to be DG of WHO, I believe that he should have s
May 19, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added May 25, 2017 01:03
[Ethiopia, New Zealand] Does hiking tobacco prices make people quit - or just punish their families?
But despite the ever-increasing expense designed to curb the addictive and dangerous habit, some of us are still smoking one or two packs of cigarettes every day. In 2011, the Government announced that it wants New Zealand to become the world's second s
Apr 4, 2017 Newshub (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:04
[Africa] Prevalence and factors that influence smokeless tobacco use among adults in pastoralist communities of Borena Zone, Ethiopia: mixed method study [FREE FULL TEXT]
This study concludes that smokeless tobacco use is very common in the selected districts of the Borena zone. The practice is strong linked to the lifestyle of the community.
Feb 5, 2017 BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:19
The results indicate that smoking and exposure to cigarette smoke is a serious problem to be taken into account when carrying out epidemiological studies on human exposure to trace metals.
Jan 10, 2017 Research Gate
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) has sealed the purchase of a substantial share in Ethiopia's National Tobacco Enterprise – a state-owned tobacco monopoly. Officials announced in May that the Japanese company, also seller of Camel and Winston cigarettes outside t
Jul 18, 2016 The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:40