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Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015

31st August 2016 UHCA hosted a Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015 at Ministers Village Hotel Kampala Uganda. The interactive session mainly focused on the Tobacco control Act2015 Implementation and the involvement of the media. With presentations from Dr. Wendo Charles on the TC Act, Patricia Kahill on social media reporting and Monica Rukundo pretesting the samples of the billboards. Participants also engaged in practical ways of using platforms such as the blog and twitter.

The discussions where moderated by Richard Baguma the Coordinator of UHCA. The Tobacco Control Champion Ms. Sophie Gombya also made several insights in the discussions, several interviews were also made and as a result of the media dialogue several participating media houses run the stories in their news.

Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015

31st August 2016 UHCA hosted a Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015 at Ministers Village Hotel Kampala Uganda. The interactive session mainly focused on the Tobacco control Act2015 Implementation and the involvement of the media. With presentations from Dr. Wendo Charles on the TC Act, Patricia Kahill on social media reporting and Monica Rukundo pretesting the samples of the billboards. Participants also engaged in practical ways of using platforms such as the blog and twitter.

The discussions where moderated by Richard Baguma the Coordinator of UHCA. Thee Tobacco Control Champion Ms. Sophie Gombya also made several insights in the discussions, several interviews were also made and as a result of the media dialogue several participating media houses run the stories in their news.

31st August 2016 UHCA hosted a Media dialogue on the enacted Tobacco Control Act2015 at Ministers Village Hotel Kampala Uganda. The interactive session mainly focused on the Tobacco control Act2015 Implementation and the involvement of the media. With presentations from Dr. Wendo Charles on the TC Act, Patricia Kahill on social media reporting and Monica Rukundo pretesting the samples of the billboards. Participants also engaged in practical ways of using platforms such as the blog and twitter.

The discussions where moderated by Richard Baguma the Coordinator of UHCA. Thee Tobacco Control Champion Ms. Sophie Gombya also made several insights in the discussions, several interviews were also made and as a result of the media dialogue several participating media houses run the stories in their news.

Press conference on Tobacco Control held at UNHCO

Press conference on Tobacco Control held at UNHCO. On 25th August.

Stakeholders Interaction with implementing Agencies and affected people on Tobacco Control

Dr.Sheila Ndiyanabangi Tobacco Control Focal Point person Ministry of Health, during an interview by the Media. This was during the Stakeholders Interaction with implementing Agencies and affected people on Tobacco Control Act. The interaction was organised by CEHURD at hotel Africana on 17th August 2016. UHCA's Coordinator Mr. Richard Baguma moderated the discusions that resulted into an insightful engagement and implementable outcomes.

Busoga region media training on TC at CI'Sands Hotel.11. August 2016

Busoga region media training onTC at CI'Sands Hotel.11. August 2016.

Facilitators; Mr. Baaguma Richard, Dr Wendo Charlseand Mr. Boazfrom OPM. 

Participants from Kamuli, Jinja, Bugiri, Kayunga, Mayuge, Iganga, Kalilo, Namutumba, and Busembatia Districts and Environmental Police officer from Iganga and Jinja districts. District information officers from Bugiri, Iganga and Jinja.

Main focus wa TC Act2015. 

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