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Tag: "uganda"

Pan African Tobacco builds new factory

Pan African Tobacco builds new factory

May 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Pan African Tobacco Group recently broke ground for a $20 million tobacco processing factory in Arua, Uganda. The new facility, which includes a 30,000 square meter warehouse, will have a production capacity of 10 tons per hour. “As part of this expansion, PTG will manufacture high quality products, while creating hundreds of well-paying jobs […]

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WHO to conduct tobacco cost-benefit analysis

WHO to conduct tobacco cost-benefit analysis

May 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

A team of 20 WHO researchers will conduct a study in Uganda to determine the country’s earnings from the tobacco industry and costs incurred from treating people with tobacco-related illnesses, reports Monitor. According to the Uganda Demographic Health Survey 2011, about 15 percent of males and 3 percent of females aged 15-49 use tobacco products. […]

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