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THE NUGS PRESIDENT APPEALS FOR APPROACHES IN DEALING WITH TOBACCO USE AMONG STUDENTS IN GHANA

The President of the National Union of Ghana Students called for an approach in the fight against shisha .

.This event took place on the “No Tobacco Day”3rd June 2019. The program was under the theme “Tobacco and Lung Health.”

During the program  Mr. Tinkaro Asare Osei  cited the statistics by GHS on shisha use among students. He said it is alarming that 1.3 student smoke shisha despite the education about its dangers.

 

The President  stated that the NUGS  and FDA will embark on a campaign at the SHS and JHS levels to  eliminate the use of shisha among the young ones.

 

Tinkaro called for the extensive engagement with the appropriate authorities.This is to ensure that students are educated on the dangers of shisha.

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