The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) has on the 31st May, 2023 received certificate from the World Health Organization (WHO) as a special recognition for the ministry’s effort in fighting and passing the Tobacco and Nicotine Control Act 2022 by the Parliament of Sierra Leone. 

The certificate that was received by the Minister Of Health And Sanitation, Austin Demby came about as a special recognition on “World No Tobacco Day 2023” for the leadership in ensuring parliament passed into law as was assented by President Bio which strictly maintained the Tobacco and Nicotine Control Act 2022.

the minister is very optimistic of a better health system for the people of Sierra Leone as he maintained that, working with the related sectors have been very key to him at all times in ensuring a sustainable health care service throughout the country.