Headlines Tagged with Ghana — 303 headlines found
Cigarette business on popular Oxford Street in Osu seems to be booming as retailers make hundreds of cedis a day from sales. Right from the Dankwa Circle through to Papaye, one can locate several cigarette joints spread along the Oxford Street.
Nov 16, 2014 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46
The Authority says it intend to organise intensive training programme on the Public Health Act 2002, Act 851 (6), for the security agencies, judiciary and other key institutions to position them well for the rigid enforcement of the ban. Mr Daniel Nti,
Nov 16, 2014 VibeGhana (gh)
added Nov 16, 2014 17:42
Ghana would introduce pictorial health warnings on cigarette pack by the close of the year, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Leader of the Ghanaian delegation to the 2014 6th Session of Conference of Party (COP6), announced. He said in 2013/2014 Ghana has stren
Oct 15, 2014 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02
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.
Sep 2, 2014 Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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.
Aug 15, 2014 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:57
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
Jul 16, 2014 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09
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
May 9, 2014 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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
Apr 21, 2014 GhanaWeb (nl)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:36
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
Apr 21, 2014 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:53
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.
Dec 20, 2013 ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Dec 20, 2013 12:46