Indicators of Influence
These seven key indicators highlight interference from the tobacco industry in Nigeria.
Industry participation in policy development
11 / 20
Tobacco industry-related CSR activities
4 / 20
Benefits given to the tobacco industry
6 / 20
Unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry
10 / 20
Procedure for transparency measures
6 / 20
Avoiding conflicts of interest
8 / 20
8 / 30
Nigeria must do the following:
- The government must fully implement the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 and the National Tobacco Control Regulations 2019.
- As a signatory to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the government must provide information on its interactions, economic incentives and benefits that the tobacco industry receives from it.
- The Federal and States government should provide a process to fully disclose minutes, proceedings of meetings and interactions with the tobacco industry.
- Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the government should consistently update their websites for easy information dissemination and for transparency.
- All government officials in relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies to tobacco control must sign the conflict of interest forms.
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