covers 50 per cent of the front side and 50 per cent of the back side of cigarette packets and printed cigarette outers.
'Not only should the size of the PHW
have been increased on June 1, the picture should also be replaced with a picture of throat cancer.
He said that interestingly, after Pakistani government's announcement, India was encouraged to enforce similar policy of enhanced PHW
on cigarette packs and now as of June 2016, new enhanced PHW
has started to appear on cigarette packs in India.
"Public Health Wales can con-rm that an individual resident in Wales is currently staying away from work and limiting contact with other people voluntarily following possible exposure to Ebola while visiting Western Africa," a spokesman for PHW
advise patients to go to their GP or ring NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 if they are concerned.
"If 95% of children in Europe were vaccinated with MMR, measles could become a disease of the past," said Siobhan Jones, a public health consultant from PHW
National Coordinator, CTC-Pakistan, Khurram Hashmi has written a letter to the relevant bodies reminding them that Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC) had demonstrated exemplary measures by introducing enhanced Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW
) from 40% to 85% on the front and back of cigarette packs in January 2015.
"There is evidence that the infection is spreading particularly quickly in people who use dating websites and apps to meet other people for casual sex," a PHW
Dr Gwen Lowe, PHW
consultant in communicable disease control, said: "We are seeing an increase in cases of syphilis across Wales, the majority being in men who have sex with men.
The current outbreak, affecting four schools in Neath and Swansea, comes after PHW
and three local health boards published a report into the recent epidemic.
Dr Brendan Mason, consultant epidemiologist for PHW
, said: "This is a very complex outbreak.
Dr Gwen Lowe, PHW
consultant in communicable disease control, said: "Legionnaires' disease is a rare but potentially life-threatening illness.