28th June 2016 In support of the “Tuku ifi Leva” campaign, a series of TV shows and radio talkbacks are scheduled this week on the following days and time:
Tuesday 28th June 2016, 8pm, on D.B.N.
Join Dr.Ofa Sanft Tukia from the NCD-Health promotion Unit of the Ministry of Health, James Lutui, Senior Crown Counsel, from the Attorney General’s office, and CEO of TongaHealth Mrs. Seini Filiai for a 30 minute TV show.
Wednesday 29th June 2016, 12:30pm, on 89.5/87.5 FM
Ask and get empowered with Dr.Ofa Sanft Tukia, Fusi Kaho who is a QUIT champion and quit smoking after over 25 years and Monica Tu’ipulotu from TongaHealth for a one hour radio talkback.
Thursday 30th June 2016, 7:30pm, on TV Tonga1 and 8pm on D.B.N.
Join Dr.Ofa Sanft Tukia, James Lutui and CEO of TongaHealth Mrs. Seini Filiai once again for a 30 minute TV show
Friday 1st July 2016, 1:30pm, on A3Z
Ask and get empowered with Dr.Ofa Sanft Tukia, Fusi Kaho and Monica Tu’ipulotu from TongaHealth for a one hour radio talkback.
The campaign “Tuku ifi Leva” (Quit Smoking Now) is a national health promotion campaign highlighting the dangers of Tobacco use and second-hand smoke. This campaign is an initiative of the Ministry of Health, supported and funded by the Government of Tonga, Government of Australia, World Health Organization and TongaHealth. TongaHealth is also funding and coordinating the Monitoring and Evaluation for this campaign. This funding is part of the five year, A$2.1 million dollar (T$3.2 million) agreement, between TongaHealth and the Government of Australia to support the implementation of Tonga’s National NCD Strategy 2015 – 2020.
Issued by the: Tonga Health