Today, Uganda Health Communication Alliance joined the community of Mbale District to mourn tobacco related deaths. Together with the district leaders, the people called for the strict implementation of the Tobacco Control…Read more
It was 6th Nov, 2018 and the town…Read more
9 MARCH 2018 – CAPE TOWN: WHO has launched new guidance on the role tobacco product regulation can play to reduce tobacco demand, save lives and raise revenues for health services to treat tobacco-related…Read more
By Emmanuel Opio
Statistics from World Health Organisation show there are one billion smokers worldwide and Tobacco kills seven million people annually.
Media practitioners in Teso sub-region have been asked…Read more
By Edgar R. Batte
In 1977 at the age of 14, Tonny Owana lit a cigarette. Although he coughed uncontrollably due to the hostile tobacco inhalation, he was cheered on by peers.
It felt like an…Read more
The economic cost of tobacco use is a well-studied issue in the context of high-income countries. It has been measured in only a handful of low and middle-income countries (LMICs). This is…Read more
19th July 2017 – The “WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2017” tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it. The report focuses on monitoring tobacco use and prevention…Read more
The economic cost of tobacco use is a well-studied issue in the context of high-income countries.This is partly because the tobacco epidemic is at an early stage in LMICs.
This study aims at estimating the…Read more
31st August 2016 UHCA hosted a Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015 at Ministers Village Hotel Kampala Uganda. The interactive session mainly focused on the Tobacco control Act2015 Implementation and the involvement…Read more
Under the theme:Pictorial and text health warnings on tobacco packages an effective tobacco control tool.
Uganda commemorated the world no tobacco day 2day 31st May with Hon. Elioda ,Hon. Chris Bariyomunsi, country Representative for…Read more