Headlines Tagged with Fiji — 112 headlines found
A rural community based in Levuka, Ovalau has been commended for its efforts to create a tobacco-free environment. Naviteitei Village in the tikina of Bureta became the first community in Levuka to declare Bureta community hall as the tobacco-free zone.
May 3, 2017 Fiji Sun (fj)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
The delegates agreed on a Regional Strategic Plan and discussed several topics including the measures to counter tobacco smuggling, private sector involvement, including the possibility of back-to-back engagement with them at next year's regional meeting
Mar 15, 2017 World Customs Organization (be)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:26
Today the OCO and WHO signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Mar 28, 2017 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:24
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Suva, yesterday. The MoU was signed between the OCO and WHO to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Mar 29, 2017 Fiji Sun (fj)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:09
TOBACCO and suki product vendors have been reminded by the Health Ministry to start registering their businesses now. With the registration having begun on December 1, Health Minister Jone Usamate warned that failure to register would invite a cost. He
Dec 23, 2016 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:29
For example, FCA coordinator for the Pacific Islands, Annabel Lyman, was in Fiji recently to participate in a multisectoral workshop for Pacific Island countries to promote entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.
Oct 8, 2016 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:32
Ministry of Health spokesperson Sunil Chandra reiterated the reminder to members of the public who are fond of smoking in public places. "People should refrain from smoking in public places or they will have to pay the fine," he said.
Jul 13, 2016 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
The Consumer Council of Fiji says there will be no further reduction in the price of cigarettes as the current retail price is inclusive of the revised VAT rate. The advice comes as the Council is receiving calls from consumers who feel the current cigar
Jan 10, 2016 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:11
A THREE-DAY workshop focussing on tobacco control strategies in Pacific Island Countries will begin in Nadi tomorrow. Stakeholders from 20 regional countries will attend the meeting. National NCD adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana said while Fiji had been a lead
Nov 16, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:53
THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services tobacco control unit will keep a close watch in areas which have been declared smoke free zones to ensure that people obey the law. Tobacco Control Unit acting manager, Afiz Ali said the ministry remained comm
Aug 2, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:34