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Global Tobacco Index Country Ranking: Ghana can perform better

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has expressed concern about the continuous tobacco industry interference in public health policies in Ghana and urged government...
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2021 Budget should increase taxes on tobacco, alcoholic beverages-VALD

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization has launched a 2020 Tobacco Industry Interferences Index Report- Ghana with a call on government...
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Africa should hold climate polluters liable – VALD

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a health related non-governmental organisation, has called on African governments to be firm in holding big polluters liable...
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Smokers are at high risk of COVID-19 infections – VALD

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) has said there are overwhelming evidences that smokers are at higher risk of getting other respiratory infections and...

Director calls for the review of GNDPS regulations

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Mr Issah Ali, the Executive Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a civil society organisation has called for the review of the Ghana’s...

Government urged to look closely at alcohol industry

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Civil society organisations (CSOs) have urged the government to be cautious of promises by alcohol industry of protecting the health and safety of consumers. They...
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Health experts declare extra measures against abuse of tobacco

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Health experts and stakeholder organizations have declared a seven-point of action to be taken by government on tobacco control, the reduction of its usage...

Enforce tobacco laws – VALD calls on Govt

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization, has called on the government to implement the Tobacco Control laws to save the lives...
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VALD Ask Gov’t To Regulate Alcohol Use In Ghana

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Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), in partnership with IOGT International, has held a day’s civil society workshop in Accra on Alcohol Prevention and Control...

Ghana urged to ratify protocol on illicit trade in tobacco products

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The Ghana Country Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Magda Robalo, Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to ratify the protocol to eliminate...

VALD Calls For Effective Implementation Of Road Traffic Regulation

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called for the effective implementation of the Road Traffic Regulation, Legislative Instrument (LI)...

Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national...
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Journalist Asked To Unmasked Tobacco Companies

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Mr Issah Ali, Executive Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to journalists to help expose the negative deals...
Mr Labram Musah, Programme Director of VALD

VALD Draft Communiqu?? For COP6

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has drafted a communiqu?? for the Ghana group to be presented at the Sixth...
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Tobacco farmers exploitation must stop-VALD

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The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), has joined public health groups in Africa and the world over to call on the tobacco industry to...