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[Africa] Media campaign launched to halt use of tobacco in Gambia

by the Health and Social Welfare minister, designed to discourage and halt the use of tobacco in The Gambia. The initiative dubbed “National Mass Media Campaign on Tobacco Control” formed part of efforts by the government through the Health Ministry and o
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Feb 21, 2014 13:19
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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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[UK] Gambian diplomats jailed for tobacco scam

A group of Gambian diplomats who turned an embassy into a "warehouse" selling tax-free tobacco have been jailed... It should only have been for personal use or for the Gambian High Commission but the seven staff, who did not smoke, sold much of it - chea
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 13:11
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[Gambia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco control

The DPS at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare was indeed right when he told the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) needs assessment mission to The Gambia that the country has taken giant steps, and registered success, in the fight
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Sep 15, 2012 04:05
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[Gambia] RAID Workshop Validates Tobacco Control Action-Plan

Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added May 3, 2012 20:06
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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] 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: 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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Gambia enforces anti-tobacco law from 1 Oct

Afriquenligne (fr)
added Oct 26, 2010 00:00
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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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