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The Burden of Tobacco Use in Uganda

In Uganda, about 13,500 people die every year due to tobacco related illnesses
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The burden of NCDs in Uganda

In 2010, NCDS killed 1,064,000 people in Uganda. 61% of deaths due to NCDs occur below the age of 70, It is estimated that for every 100,000 men in Uganda in 2010, 1,094 men died of NCDs, Of these deaths, 12% were due to cancer,15%were due to chronic respiratory diseases, 51% due to diabetes and ...
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The Role of the Media in Tobacco Control Advocacy

The role of media is to raise issues, to put decision makers to task to explain the issues.
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Tobacco and NCDs

Tobacco use is an important modifiable risk factor common to all major NCDs, causing over 16 percent of all NCD deaths. Approximately 5.4 million people die each year due to tobacco and this is expected to rise to over 8 million by the year 2030.
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Understanding advocacy and engagement in NCDs and Tobacco Control Advocacy

Tobacco is the only legally available consumer product which kills people when it is used entirely as intended. Tobacco is rated the world’s leading killer; causes cancers of the throat, lungs, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, intestines, cervix and bladder.
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Why Work in a Coalition?

Ms. Joy Asasira shares her Experiences, achievements, and challenges working and coordinating a national Coalition and why it is important for CSO working on NCDs & Tobacco to explore the same.