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Headlines Tagged with Sierra Leone 21 headlines found


Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26

Sierra Leone to accelerate anti-tobacco control measures

Sierra Leone is set to accelerate its anti-tobacco control efforts with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Alie Wurie, Director of Non communicable Diseases, said the Health Ministry was poised (cm)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23

[Africa] Sierra Leone News: Smoking claims six million lives each year -WHO

during a meeting held in Makeni, on Friday February 3rd 2017. Health Education Manager, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Lansana Conteh described tobacco epidemic as devastating but preventable. The CDC said, “Cigarette smoking is responsible for more t
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57

[Africa, Sierra Leone] Helping to tackle Ebola

Employees in our Bristol Head Office raised nearly £1,300 in cash donations for the appeal, a total which the company matched whilst a further £5,000 was also donated by our non-profit organisation the Altadis Foundation. ...sent ... Action Against Hunge
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:22

[Africa] In Sierra Leone, National Tobacco Control Act Soon Out

The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has in its five years National Tobacco Control Strategic Plan 2012-2016, indicated plans for the urgent enactment of the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA).
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:39

[Africa] In Sierra Leone, Government & Partners Plot Against Tobacco Use

The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, collaborated with World Health Organization and Global Ireland, to observe ‘World No Tobacco Day’ on Friday 31st May 2013.
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:07

World No Tobacco Day Commemorated in Sierra Leone

Launching the World No Tobacco Day, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 1, Tamba Borbor-Sawyer, said the day is an annual global event
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 8, 2012 18:15

Sierra Leone: Nation Intensifies Campaign On Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2011 00:00

[Sierra Leone] Smokers contemplate proposed tobacco laws

Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Jun 8, 2011 00:00

Sierra Leone: Advocacy for Parliament to Legislate On Tobacco Use
added Jun 9, 2010 00:00
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