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[Africa, Gambia] Health Minister raises concern over tobacco associated diseases

A well-documented evidence on health risks associated with cigarette smoking in The Gambia has become a concern to the minister of Health and Socials Welfare. Dr. Omar Sey, who noted that tobacco use is shown to be responsible for 5% of deaths, caused b
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Mar 22, 2014 11:32

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

[Gambia] National report on Tobacco Taxation validated

The Ministry of Trade, Employment and Regional Integration in collaboration with the Research Centre for International Development (IDRC) and the West African regional bloc, Ecowas, Tuesday validated The Gambia National Report on Tobacco Taxation.
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Jun 25, 2012 15:24

[Africa, Gambia] WHO official highlights risks of tobacco use

Students participate in a march to mark the World No Tobacco Day, in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras, May 31, 2013. Dr Thomas Sukwue, a WHO representative in Gambia, also said 600,000 people killed by tobacco are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smo
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:18

[Gambia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco Control essential

In our view, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control must be implemented to the fullest.
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Mar 14, 2013 15:46

Gambia Leads Africa Region in Tobacco Control, Prevention

The Daily Observer (gm)
added Apr 11, 2016 14:00

[Africa] Media campaign on ‘A Smoke Free the Gambia’ launched

The Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Hon. Omar Sey, Wednesday presided over the launching of “A Smoke Free the Gambia” Campaign on tobacco control, held at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:33

[Africa] Gambia Launches Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policy Formulation

the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Raid-The Gambia and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday launched a Comprehensive Tobacco Control formulation at the conference hall of the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in Bakau. The one day multi
added May 16, 2013 14:25

EDITORIAL: Tobacco control mechanisms in Gambia

There must be more concerted efforts in implementing the anti-tobacco bill, to protect innocent people from harm as a result of smoking. We urge the enforcement of the Prohibition of Smoking (Public Places) Act 1998.
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:09

NGOs, government want to ensure free tobacco state for Gambia

Africa Network for information and action against drugs and the Gambia ministry of Health and social Welfare in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders on Thursday ended a two forum on tobacco control and use that would ensure the West African Nati
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 13, 2012 06:19
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