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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

[Ghana] Deputy Health Minister calls for resolute efforts against tobacco smoking

Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, a Deputy Minister of Health has called on all stakeholders in the health sector to support government to fight the menace of tobacco smoking in all the communities of the country. He said the growing rate of tobacco smoking was not
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 20, 2013 19:08

[Ghana] Cigarettes Should Attract More Taxes

Yeboah, the Publican of the Brotherman Pub in Kumasi... it would rather be better if cigarettes are highly taxed, because they are injurious to health, and that high taxes on cigarettes would also go a long way to discourage people who indulge in the prac
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43

[Africa] Ghanaian Media sensitized to support fight against Tobacco

A day’s sensitization workshop has been held for some selected Ghanaian journalists in Accra. It was part of activities lined up by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other stakeholders to mark this year’s World No Tobacco D (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:13

[Ghana] FDA to enforce ban on smoking at public places in V/R

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region, will soon start enforcing the regulations under the Public Health (Tobacco Control Measures) Act 2012, Act 851, which principally bans smoking in public places. (gh)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:25

[Africa, Ghana] Food and Drugs Authority to arrest public smokers

FDA, has given indications that it would arrest and prosecute persons who smoke publicly. According to a statement signed by the Chief Executive of the FDA, Dr Stephen Opuni, the move is to ensure that non-smokers are protected from smokers considering
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:40

[Ghana] Observe Ban On Smoking In Public

(FDA) yesterday reminded the general public on the need to observe the ban on smoking in all public places. This, the FDA said, was to ensure that non-smokers were protected from the adverse effects of tobacco smoke considering the overwhelming evidence
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:21


There must be a comprehensive law on tobacco across the member states of the UN. It should be in full force if the UN is really committed to protecting health of member states.
Africa News (nl)
added May 23, 2012 05:40

[Africa, Ghana] Tobacco control regulations need urgent attention - CSO

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) interested in tobacco control have called for the immediate passage of the Legislative Instruments (LIs) of the Part Six of the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851). They said the passage of the LIs were long over-due, ad
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01

[Africa, Ghana] World No Tobacco Day: Health Ministry Cautions Against Harmful Effects Of Tobacco

Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, advocates tobacco cessation. According to the statement about 10 per cent of the adult population in Ghana smoke cigarette, including 4.6 per cent Junior High School students.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added May 30, 2015 15:59
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