Smokefree legislation/initiatives

No smokefree law and no plans yet to implement Article 8.

Smokefree resources available in 2008

Civil society organisations and associations. Activities are largely centred on public awareness campaigns and pleas. No websites.

Public education materials/implementation or enforcement materials

OIDAH (an NGO) is for the first time carrying out legal research on the stakes and implementation of the FCTC in the country. This was due to be completed within six months sometime in 2008.

Needs related to implementing smokefree policies

Capacity building; financial and logistical support.

Factors helping or hindering the implementation of Article 8

Lack of funds; insufficient knowledge about the FCTC among decision makers and the general population.

Other countries that have influenced smokefree laws

The Democratic Republic of Congo.

First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Health Service Food and Human Resources: Wholesale cigarette shop

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