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[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of tobacco farmers.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57
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[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09
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[Ghana] Tobacco control in Africa to get urgent attention

A new report by the Network of African Science Academies has called for an immediate action to prevent the growing threat of tobacco use in Africa. The report, “Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa: A Call for Effective Action to Support Health, Soc
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies turn to GMOs

they have turned to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to get the toxins out of their raw material, tobacco, to make it less harmful for people who patronise their product. The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Ag
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36
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[Africa, Ghana, UK] Tobacco companies are trying to win fight against their products

The Operations and Marketing Manager of the National Institute of Agricultural (NIAB) Innovation Farm in North Cambridge, UK, Ms Claire Pumfrey, told media fellows of the Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) on April 10 that studies were currently in
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:53
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[Africa] Committee formed to formulate laws to control tobacco smoking in Ghana

A Tobacco Control Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (TC-IACC) has been inaugurated to contribute to policy and formulation of laws and legislative instruments for the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act.
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Dec 20, 2013 12:46
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[Ghana] Stakeholders Meet On Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jul 30, 2013 19:09
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[Africa, Ghana] Ban on public smoking to protect non-smokers – FDA

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 20:12
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[Ghana] Stakeholders meet on Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 15:45
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