Headlines Tagged with Rwanda — 55 headlines found
THE Senate has moved closer to making smoking in public places illegal. This week, the house unanimously voted in favour of the tobacco control legislation that had spent the last two years in the senate. When the bill comes into law, smokers may have t
Oct 7, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:50
According to Dr Musafiri, TB has been a major public health outcry for not only Rwanda but the entire Africa and the world as a whole but of recent especially in Rwanda, its prevalence has been so low. He says that each year, they receive between 6,000
May 9, 2016 All-Africa.com
added May 9, 2016 22:32
The ministry of health and the ministry of finance are planning to see how tobacco taxation can be further increased. This comes after an 11% reduction in consumption since the tobacco taxation policy was started.
Sep 5, 2016 Asoko Insight (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:57
The imminent tobacco law is not meant to entirely abolish tobacco in the country but it must reduce risks of use, members of a joint Senate-Chamber of Deputies committee set up to streamline issues in the draft tobacco bill stressed on Wednesday. While
Jul 26, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Jul 27, 2012 20:25
Oct 8, 2001 All-Africa.com
added Oct 8, 2001 00:00
Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Jun 2, 2017 Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01
A clause forbidding smoking in public places will remain intact to mitigate illnesses caused by passive smoking as legislators continue to review the draft tobacco bill.
Jul 14, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:15
There is a need to raise more awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, especially among the youth, according to Habiyeremye. He explains that the young generation should understand that when processing tobacco products, the tobacco companies add fou
May 29, 2017 The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:20
Rwandan health authorities are working to tighten anti-smoking measures in a bid to reduce health risks, said the ministry of health. Rwanda on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to mark "World No Tobacco Day" with a major focus on implementing strong
May 31, 2017 Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 01:34
Richard Tusabe, the authority’s commissioner general, said the Rwigara family’s tobacco company had not paid taxes “over a period of five years”.
Aug 30, 2017 Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 14:00