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Government advised to increase tobacco taxes, to reduce the use of Shisha to spread covid-19

An arrangement report on Covid-19 and tobacco use by the School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has required an absolute boycott of Shisha use in Ghana to forestall the spread of COVID-19. 

It further required the boycott of the deal and importation of tobacco items including cigarettes during the Covid-19, noticing that the sickness is a respiratory ailment and tobacco could bother indications and demolish results. 


The investigation was done by Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Divine Darlington Logo and Patricia Amoah Yirenkyi with an award uphold from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund and extra financing from the University of Edinburgh's Scottish Funding Council Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). 


The record said: "Shisha use prevails among the young, and includes sharing of a similar mouth-piece which can be a course for SARS-Cov-2 transmission and other transferable sicknesses." 


It asked the public authority to expand tobacco charges, in a perfect world by 50% to produce income to help medical services conveyance in the wake of Covid-19, adding that; "It is exceptionally important to collecting tobacco assessment to bring in cash accessible for treating individuals who experience the ill effects of tobacco-related infections just as Covid-19".

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Covid-19 Divine Darlington Logo Ellis Owusu-Dabo Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Patricia Amoah Yirenkyi

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