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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

[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.
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

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 Leads Africa Region in Tobacco Control, Prevention

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

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

[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

[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

[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
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