Winners of the 2011 World No Tobacco Day Awards in the African Region

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Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations from its six Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control such as research, capacity building, promotion of policy or legislation and advocacy to enhance tobacco control.

In the African Region, the World No Tobacco Day 2011 Award winners are:

  • Associação para a Defesa do Consumidor, République du Cap Vert;
  • Dr Dionko Maoundé, Conseiller juridique du Ministre de la Santé Publique, République du Tchad ;
  • M. Ibrahima Sory Cisse, Président - Fondateur de GENERATION SANS TABAC, République de Guinée ;
  • M. Haja Ramamonjisoa, Président de NY SAHY, République de Madagascar;
  • M. Ebeh Adayade Kodjo, Directeur exécutif de l'Alliance Nationale des Consommateurs et de l’Environnement, République Togolaise ;
  • Mr Killian Manyengawana, Graphic artist for Blue Africa LTD Company, Republic of Zimbabwe.

The six awardees were recognized for their outstanding contributions in their respective countries in the area of tobacco control.