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Tonga awarded for its effort to stop smoking

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa,6/06/2018

 

The World Health Organization – WHO has awarded the Ministry of Health and the Tonga Health Promotion for their tireless efforts to stop smoking in Tonga.

 

Their efforts were recognized internationally through their ” Tuku ifi leva” Campaign  with Tonga’s Tobacco toll free line and extending the smoke free areas.

 

The awards were presented during Tonga’s national program to mark World No Tobacco day.

 

Today’s awards were presented by the WHO representative in Tonga – Dr. Yutaro Setoya to the Minister of Health – Saia Piukala and the CEO of Tonga Health – ‘Ofeina Filimoehala.

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