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[Africa, Nigeria] Why govt could not fight tobacco war, by Chukwu

The Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu told journalists in Abuja on Monday during an interactive session that Nigeria would have wished to be on the same page with the rest of the world in their fight in safe guarding the health of the people espe
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 7, 2013 10:03

[Africa] Nigeria moves to reduce tobacco consumption

NIGERIA has officially joined efforts by 15 African countries to adopt new regulation that allows effective and significant reduction in consumption of tobacco by 2013. Part of the strategies being used to actualise the goal is increase in the price of th
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Dec 15, 2012 20:11

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Cancer eradication: FG plans to increase tobacco taxation to fund healthcare

“We will fast track the regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.” I heard what happened in India at the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). I am waiting for
Vanguard (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:55

[Africa, India, Nigeria] COP7: Group urges measures to hold big tobacco liable

“The outcomes of this year’s Conference of the Parties are poised to mark a turning point for public health.”... “Nigeria and other developing nations targeted by Big Tobacco for marketing of their lethal products now have the opportunity to support the
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill: Of consumer rights and economic interests?

The recent public hearing on the proposed Tobacco Bill, in Abuja, again provided the public, especially those at both ends of the tobacco debate, to air their views on tobacco and the industry, described by analysts as contributing over N100 billion in r
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Pass Tobacco Control Bill into Law, NGO Tells FG

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Tobacco Control Nigeria, has called speedy passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill into law. Tobacco Control Nigeria (Tobaccoctrl) is a policy change and public health campaign project using social media to ad
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added May 7, 2014 20:33

[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44

[Africa, Nigeria] British Tobacco Invests in Calabar Oil Palm

a director in the ministry said that BATN has over the years supported series of local initiatives by empowering farmers through agricultural development noting that the foundation has also provided portable water supply, environmental protection and supp
This Day (ng)
added Aug 4, 2013 10:49

[Africa] 'Nigeria needs home grown strategies to curb smoking'

A medical expert, Professor Sally Haw has warned that despite known effective interventions which in combination can discourage and reduce smoking prevalence, Nigerians expert still need to come up with home-grown tobacco control strategy to help reduce t
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Jul 25, 2013 03:53

[Africa] South-East Zone Has Highest Tobacco Use In Nigeria - Survey

The result of the Nigeria Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), carried out last year, 2012, has revealed that South-East Zone has the highest prevalence tobacco use in the country.
Leadership (ng)
added Jul 12, 2013 08:36
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