Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) currently constitute a serious threat to health worldwide, with the situation expected to worsen if concerted actions are not urgently taken.
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Journal articlesTOBACCO CONTROL Policy
Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa
The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, enforced in 2005, was a watershed international treaty that stipulated requirements for signatories to govern the production, sale, distribution, advertisement, and taxationPublished dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
Journal articlesTOBACCO CONTROL
Tobacco use is the world’s leading preventable cause of illness and death and the most important risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs), particularly cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases (heart attack, stroke, congestive obstrPublished dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
Reducing vulnerabilities of West and Central African communities to pandemic threats through a research and capacity strengthening initiative
Recent outbreaks of the highly infectious and dangerous Ebola virus in West and Central Africa underscore the importance of rapid diagnostics and surveillance infrastructure, evidence-driven health communications and community engagement activitie
Absence of dry season Plasmodium parasitaemia, but high rates of reported acute respiratory infection and diarrhoea in preschool-aged children in Kaédi, southern Mauritania
As a ‘hot spot’ for climate change, the epidemiology of malaria in the River Gorgol valley, southern Mauritania, requires particular attention.Published dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
The African Tobacco Situational Analysis (ATSA) supported by IDRC and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation investigated the critical determinants of success for tobacco control in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
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