Browsing Health / Santé by Document Type "Book Chapter"

Browsing Health / Santé by Document Type "Book Chapter"

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  • Porntip Prapunpoj; Montri Chulavatnatol (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, GB, 1987)
  • Castillo, G.; Martins, M.T.; Dutka, B.J. (WEF, Alexandria, VA, US, 1995)
  • Ki Ouedraogo, Salimata; Ouedraogo, Laurent; Théodore, Kangoye (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    Tobacco control advocates are pursuing enforcement of existing smoke-free legislation. Although Burkina Faso has been traditionally a highly centralized government, in the last few years the government has taken steps to ...
  • Tsighe, Zemenfes; Hailemariam, Stifanos; Woldeab, Senai; Mebrahtu, Goitom; Habte, Mussie; Sium, Selamawi; Bokuretsion, Meseret; Ahmed, Hagos; Gberyohannes, Ghidey; Gebremicael, Andemariam; Solomon, Giorgio (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    This chapter provides a breakdown of data collected from a baseline survey conducted with middle, secondary and college students (2008) by the Eritrean research team, part of the African Tobacco Situational Analyses (ATSA) ...
  • Wellington, Edith; Gyapong, John; Twum-Barima, Sophia; Aikins, Moses; Britton, John (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    The most recent (2009) tobacco control efforts in Ghana, including the African Tobacco Situational Analyses (ATSA) initiative, have focused on advocating for comprehensive national legislation. Unfortunately, the legislation ...
  • Kenya Tobacco Situational Analysis Consortium (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    Though the political situation in Kenya is tenuous with violent unrest following the 2007 national election and a wholesale reorganization of government, the tobacco control community is actively navigating the new landscape ...
  • Makoka, Donald; Munthali, Kondwani; Drope, Jeffrey (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    Malawi has enacted almost no tobacco control legislation or regulations (2009). It is also one of the largest producers of tobacco on the continent and a top-ten producer in the world. Not surprisingly, it has not signed ...
  • Burhoo, Premduth; Mohee, Deowan; Moussa, Leelmanee (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    Mauritius has emerged as one of the regional leaders in tobacco control and as a world leader in areas such as compelling the inclusion of large graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging. The tobacco control community ...
  • Drope, Jeffrey; Nigeria Tobacco Situational Analysis Coalition (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    There are many challenges for tobacco control initiatives in Nigeria, including a very politically and economically powerful tobacco industry. Nigeria is among 12 countries that conducted a situational analysis as part of ...
  • Diagne, Abdoulaye; Mboup, Babacar (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    Senegal is part of the African Tobacco Situational Analyses (ATSA) initiative. Due to an economically strong tobacco industry lobby and media support of the industry, most anti-smoking measures taken in the 1980’s were ...
  • Saloojee, Yussuf; Ucko, Peter; Drope, Jeffrey (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    While smoking prevalence levels have dropped sharply in the last two decades in South Africa, anti-tobacco advocates note that rates seem to have bottomed out in the late 2000s at about 23% for adults. Non-cigarette use ...
  • Tanzania Public Health Association (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    As part of the African Tobacco Situational Analyses (ATSA) initiative Tanzania was among 12 countries that conducted a situational analysis. Tobacco control in Tanzania is framed by the existing, problematic legal framework ...
  • Goma, Fastone; Ililonga, Muyunda; Drope, Jeffrey (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    While waiting for anti-tobacco legislation, some new efforts to enforce the existing laws are in progress. Most existing legislation is vague and weak, and requires re-development. There is a growing movement sponsored ...
  • Kibwage, Jacob K. (2007)
    Most of the tobacco production in Kenya is taking place in the Southern Nyanza Region, western Kenya. The land under tobacco has continued to grow rapidly at the expense of traditional food crops and livestock activities, ...
  • Brandberg, B.; Jeremias, M. (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 1980)
  • Sharp, D.S. (World Bank, Washington, DC, US, 1984)
  • Montri Chulavatnatol; Napa Treetipsatit (Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, NL, 1983)
  • Ferguson, D.C.E. (1973)
    Article on the role of IDRC in tropical disease research and development of health services in developing countries. Discusses the political aspects of research abroad; the purpose, structure, terms of reference, and ...
  • Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza; Hussini, Salah; Sriraj, Wimorat; Thienthong, Somboon; Finley, G. Allen (IOS Press, 2009)
    The experiential knowledge of pediatric health practitioners encompasses vital insights into the clinical efficacy of diagnostic and therapeutic methods for pediatric pain management. Yet, this knowledge is not ...
  • Obikeze, D.S.C.; Kisekka, M.; Oyerkanmi, F.A.D.; Iffih, B.N. (1993)