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Nigeria: CSOs disappointed over allocation of N4.7m to tobacco control in 2023 budget

Civil Society Organizations under the auspices of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA has expressed disappointment over the allocation of N4.7 million to tobacco control in 2023 budget amid the spread of tobacco-related diseases. The Alliance was reacting to the poor enforcement of the Act on controlling tobacco products consumption by Nigerians. They said: “While tobacco...

CSO’s Consult on Tobacco Endgame in Ghana

A Consultative Forum for Civil Society Organizations was held on 8th February 2023 in Accra, where Mr. Issah Ali, Executive Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) highlighted the concept of the Tobacco Endgame. He shed light on its effective strategies, global best practices, the opportunities available to Ghana and other areas of reflection. Mr....