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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: 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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[Gambia] Rate of cigarette abuse alarming-WHO REP

TODAY Newspaper (gm)
added Jun 6, 2011 00:00
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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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