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Artisans in wood processing industry to enroll in certification program
Modern Ghana

Artisans in wood processing industry to enroll in certificatio...

The Forestry Commission Training Centre (FCTC) at Akyawkrom-Ejisu, near Kumasi, is pursuing a certification program for artisans in Ghana's wood processing industry to promote professionalism in the sector. The dwindling forest resource demands ... Modern Ghana, 1 month ago
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WHO DG Chan calls for more tobacco taxes

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments to impose heavier taxes on tobacco products to help bear the costs of health care. In an address on the WHO website which was also published in ...
 Travel Retail Business1 day ago
Nigeria Punch

Tobacco: Need for an anti-smuggling task force

Tobacco One of the last bills to be assented to by former President Goodluck Jonathan was the much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill. Signed just barely 24 hours to his last day in office, the Act is the formal domestication of the World Health ...
 Nigeria Punch2 days ago Tobacco Control: Push For Higher Prices & Taxes To Reduce Consumption  Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance2 weeks ago Tobacco Industry Interference Index, 2015  Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance1 month ago
Gulf News

Report smokes out shisha's secret

Efforts to ban shisha-smoking in public, included in the UAE draft anti-smoking law, have got a boost from a French report which found one shisha was equivalent to smoking 70 cigarettes. Authorities say medical reports have boosted the drive ...
 Gulf News6 days ago
The Press NZ

Will NZ achieve Smokefree 2025?

New Zealand led the world in its campaign against smoking, but has it been overtaken? Within a lifetime, smoking in New Zealand has shifted from being a social norm to socially shunned. However as the deadline looms for Smokefree ...
 The Press NZ1 week ago New Zealand slipping in its smokefree lead week ago
Jakarta Post

Expert warns about dangers of clove cigarettes

Dangerous product: The National Commission on Tobacco Control has criticized articles in a draft bill on culture that recognize kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia's cultural heritage. (Illustration courtesy of National Commission ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago

85% Health Warnings On Tobacco Packs to be Implemented from April 2016 in India

To caution people about the risks of cardiovascular diseases due to the use of tobacco, renowned Indian cardiologists demanded immediate implementation of the 85 percent health warnings on both sides of tobacco packs. Cardiovascular diseases ...
 MedIndia1 week ago Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products released earlier in Kyrgyzstan  WHO Europe4 weeks ago India's Lag To Implement Larger Warning Signs On Tobacco Products Faces Criticism  MedIndia1 month ago India's soft stand on tobacco draws fire  Times of India1 month ago
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance

Adoption of Agenda 2030: A Major Victory for NCDs

Today is a historic moment for the non-communicable disease (NCD) community. This morning, world leaders formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the United Nations in New York. These 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...
 Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance1 week ago

Fight against NCDs endorsed in global development agenda!

New goals for global sustainable development were adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, including the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets that form the ...
 FCTC1 week ago

UN Officially Recognizes That Tobacco Makes The World Poorer

NEW YORK , Sept. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today, the United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) , a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the ...
 TheStreet.com1 week ago
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