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Prevalence and Determinants of Susceptibility to Tobacco Smoking among Students in The Gambia

these findings suggest that raising students’ awareness of the harmful effects of smoking and reducing the prevalence of adult smoking, extending tobacco advertising restrictions to include point-of-sale, are all important to preventing the uptake of smok
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2018 18:40
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[Africa] Gambia Contribute to the International World No Tobacco Day

The federal government’s Million Hearts® initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. It’s important to know your risk for heart disease and stroke and to take action to reduce that risk. A good place to start is with the ABCS
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added May 28, 2018 02:44
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[Africa, Gambia] RAID sensitises youth Tobacco

RAID-The Gambia, an organization advocating against Tobacco use in collaboration with partners last Tuesday organised a daylong awareness creation for fifty youth leaders from groups in the Kanifing Municipality, Banjul and West Coast Region on the 2016
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:45
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[Africa, Gambia] Tobacco Control Act 2016 launched

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul. In her launching statement, Saffie Lowe-Ceesa
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:25
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[Africa] Gambia: Govt to Launch Tobacco Control Act 2016

The Gambia will, on the 18 July 2017, launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016(TCA), at the Arch 22 in Banjul and also present 'World No Tobacco Day awards' to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the National Assembly of the Gambia respectively.
All-Africa.com
added Jul 12, 2017 03:09
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[Africa] 600 Died Of Tobacco-Smoking In Gambia In 2014 – WHO

health authorities in The Gambia have issued a grim warning about the devastating consequences of tobacco smoking. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, the press and information officer of the World Health Organization’s Banjul office, Alhaji Momodou Gass
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added May 31, 2017 00:41
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[Africa] How dangerous is smoking and how much affect smokers in The Gambia?

we do not have reports about the death rate of dying of smoking here in the Gambia but according to the facts of biological and long term harming of smoking and the long term illnesses caused death of many, many Gambian every year too. Sadly the fact is
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:48
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WHO: Gambia 1st in Africa to develop Clinical Guidelines on Tobacco Cessation

The National Tobacco Cessation Clinical Guidelines for The Gambia was recently launched in the country at a ceremony held at NaNA...WHO supported the development of the clinical guidelines as well as capacity building for senior policymakers on implement
The Daily Observer (gm)
added May 9, 2016 23:48
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Gambia Leads Africa Region in Tobacco Control, Prevention

The Daily Observer (gm)
added Apr 11, 2016 14:00
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Gambia Among Champions of Tobacco Control in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Executive Director of Raid-The Gambia has stated that The Gambia is among the champions of tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa, after the country has attained much success in the past few years.
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Dec 29, 2015 22:20
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