Uganda Health Communication Alliance Coordinator Mr. Baguma Richard's interview by the Orumuri reporter on Tobacco Control Act was published on February 6th - 12th 2017 in Orumuri a local newspaper.
UHCA media fellow series on TCAct2015 secondhand smoking raises risks for cancer. " Because of the risks of passive smoking, we want to ensure that the ministries responsible fast-track the process of its implementation. All stakeholders [Should] consider the adverse effect of tobacco use. More than 26% of the cancer originate from tobacco us." Says Richard Baguma, a coordinator at Uganda health Communication Alliance. For 2020, the goaal is to reduce the proportion of expossed to secondhand smoke by 10%.
As a non-smoker you might assume that you are living a clean and healthy life, sadly this is far from the truth especially if you keep company with smokers.This makes you a secondary smoker and as a secondary smoker you are more prone to suffering from lung cancer.- See more at:http://ow.ly/SeVJ303fzrC
22nd May TC ambassadors the She Cranes signed up for the Afrika Mashariki Fest Marathon scheduled for 29th May. Main aim is to have the TC act made known to the public.
UHCA carried out a TC media training on the TC Act in south western Uganda in the month of May 2016. As a result of the training participants wrote articles in news papers such as Orumuri and broadcast news pieces and stories on TV west to mention but a few these are some of the articles published by the participants.