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Global Tobacco Index Country Ranking: Ghana Can Perform Better

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has expressed concern about the continuous tobacco industry interference in public health policies in Ghana and urged the government to improve transparency in its engagement with the industry. It said in a recent global tobacco industry interferences index ranking report, Ghana scored 58 while Uganda, Peru and the United...

Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2020

Introduction While the COVID-19 pandemic has made public health a top priority across the globe, it has also put a strain on health departments, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, which are already burdened with a massive health bill from tobacco-related diseases and death. The tobacco industry, which is responsible for more than 8 million deaths...