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Supporting Effective Tobacco Control in Nigeria

Tobacco use: A major contributory factor to cancers, other diseases – Anya

By |2018-04-12T15:36:12+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

By Austin Erameh There are indications that tobacco consumption could be a major contributory factor to cancer, cardiovascular ailments and other diseases. These hints were given by Okeke Anya, Programme Manager (Democratic Governance), CISLAC, while presenting the priorities and challenges for advancing the WHO FCTC in Nigeria’s Public Health Systems at the recently concluded 17th World [...]

Tobacco Use: Stakeholders Lament Growing Burdens on Public Resources

By |2018-03-12T16:15:13+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

  By Austin Erameh The Cross Rivers State Ministry of Environment has said the associated risks to tobacco use remained endemic increasing burdens on public resources. This disclosure was made by Mr. Samuel Njar representing the Ministry at the recently concluded ‘Expanded Workshop for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in South-South Nigeria’ organised by the Civil Society [...]

Reps laud CISLAC on amendment to Tobacco Control Act

By |2018-02-07T08:53:07+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: News Alerts, Tobacco Control Updates|

By Austin Erameh The Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture and Production, Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno has commended Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on its on-going effort in ensuring effective and comprehensive implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 through a proposed amendment Bill to specific provisions of the Act. Hon. Monguno made this commendation [...]

Tobacco Control: Controlling the flavour appeal monster

By |2018-02-02T12:51:11+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Tobacco Control Updates|

The devastating health, social, economic and environmental effects of tobacco consumption—in whatever form and exposure to tobacco use remain a burden to the nation’s productivity and development. In this piece, GLORIA CHINYERE OKWU examines the dreaded impacts of tobacco use and exposure, giving cognisance to the emerging but growing use of ‘Shisha’ in Nigeria. Despite tobacco [...]

Communique Issued at a Two-Day Workshop of the Technical Working Group on Tobacco Control in Nigeria

By |2018-02-02T12:39:49+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Communiques, Tobacco Control Updates|

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF A TWO DAY WORKSHOP OF THE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP ON TOBACCO IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY THE FEDERAL OF HEALTH, IN COLLABORATION WITH CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) WITH SUPPORT FROM THE AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING FOUNDATION (ACBF) AND FONDATION POURLE RENFORCEEMENT DESCAPACITIES EN AFRIQUE ON 23RD – 24TH NOVEMBER 2017, NASARAWA STATE, [...]

Stringent tax regime and the unwanted fatalities from tobacco use

By |2018-02-02T12:44:32+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News, Tobacco Control Updates|

Stringent tax regime and the unwanted fatalities from tobacco use By Abubakar Jimoh and Austin Erameh The dreaded but preventable impacts of tobacco use like diseases and premature deaths in Nigeria with various studies showing potential opportunities for the country, if redirected focus on preventive rather than curative measures to mitigate effects of tobacco led to [...]

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