Regions:

Africa, America, South East Asia, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Western Pacific

Countries:

Australia, Bangladesh, BrazilCanada, China, EgyptIndia, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, ThailandTurkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Viet Nam, Russian FederationUnited States


African Region

General Resources

World Health Organization African Region Tobacco Country Profiles: The WHO Regional Office for Africa provides country report cards on the WHO FCTC, Global Health Professions Student Survey Fact Sheets, Global Youth Tobacco Survey Country Reports and Fact Sheets.


Africa Tobacco Control Consortium: The Africa Tobacco Control Consortium is a coalition of public health organizations focused on preventing a tobacco epidemic in Africa. The consortium’s mission is to advocate for further tobacco control resources in the region, protect existing laws from tobacco industry interference, and conduct research to improve/inform future tobacco control work.

Africa Country Profiles: The Africa Tobacco Control Consortium provides brief descriptions of each country including details on population, major crops, and FCTC status.

Country by Country reports on Africa Tobacco Situation Analysis (ATSA)This link provides the final report and country analysis reports from the ATSA consulting project, an initiative to understand the critical determinants for tobacco control in sub-Saharan Africa.


The Africa Tobacco Control Regional Initiative: The Mission of ATCRI is to promote the adoption, implementation and enforcement of comprehensive and effective tobacco control policies, legislation and programs through effective networking and information sharing, capacity development, advocacy and research in sub Saharan Africa.


 Africa Tobacco Control Alliance: The mission of the ATCA is to promote the development and the implementation of international, regional and national legal instruments, policies and activities on tobacco control within the African region.


World Lung FoundationAfrica Tobacco Control Mass Media Resource: This resource from the World Lung Foundation presents a selection of effective tobacco control TV and radio ads suitable for use in many African countries.


Africa Country Specific Resources

Egypt

 Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Egypt: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


 American Region

Country Specific Resources

Canada

Health Canada: The Tobacco Control Programme (TCP) plays a leadership role in implementing the Government of Canada’s Federal Tobacco Control Strategy and is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Tobacco Act (1997).


 Canadian Council for Tobacco Control: CCTC is Canada’s one stop tobacco control reference center. It is a curated collection of tobacco control evidence that was built through the skills of a dedicated library team, a tireless group of volunteer advisors, and 23 years of public funding.


Brazil

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Brazil: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Mexico

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Mexico: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


United States

 CDC Office of Smoking and Health: Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is the lead U.S. federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH is dedicated to reducing the death and disease caused by tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.


Uruguay

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Uruguay : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


South East Asian Region

General Resources

World Health Organization South East Asia Region Country Facts and Figures: The WHO Regional Office for South East Asia provides country fact sheets, country profiles, and survey reports.


 Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance: SEATCA is a multi-sectorial alliance established to support Association of Southeast Asian Nation countries in developing and putting in place effective tobacco control policies. SEATCA promotes knowledge-sharing among countries for effective, evidence-based tobacco control measures and regional cooperation among its advocacy partners.

SEATCA Publication Library SEATCA has published on a variety of tobacco-related topics such as affordability and impact on consumption and revenue.


 Tobacco in South Asia: The World Bank South Asia Human Development, Health, Nutrition, and Population Unit created this reference sheet to describe the burden of tobacco in South Asia and how the MPOWER policy can be used to reduce this burden.



South East Asia Country Specific Resources

Bangladesh

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Bangladesh: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


India

 Tobacco Free India Coalition: TFI Coalition is a non-profit group of Civil Society Organisations working on the issue of preventing death, disease and damages caused by tobacco use and abuse.


Global Adult Tobacco Survey – India: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Thailand

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Thailand : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


European Region

General Resources

European Commission: The European Comission working to prevent people the EU from taking up smoking, creating campaigns and implementing programs to help smokers to quit, and creating policy to protect people from exposure to tobacco smoke and restrict tobacco advertising and marketing.

ASPECT Report on European Union Tobacco Control: This report is the first comprehensive overview of the tobacco epidemic in the enlarged EU


 European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention: ENSP’s mission is to develop a strategy for coordinated action among organizations active in tobacco control in Europe by sharing information and experience and through co-ordinated activities and joint projects.


Tobacco Free Europe: Tobacco Free Europe is a consortium of non-profit organizatins working together to ensure that tobacco control becomes a top health priority in the political arena in the EU and hold elected European Parliamentarians accountable for their commitments beyond the election.


WHO Europe Tobacco Control: The World Health Organization Regional Office in Europe provides news, policy, facts and figures, and publications related to Tobacco Control in Europe.


Europe Country Specific Resources

Poland

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Poland : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Turkey

Tobacco Control in Turkey:  This report was prepared by WHO within the framework of the Bloomberg Global Tobacco Control Initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority in Turkey. It outlines the current state of tobacco-smoking in Turkey, including the health and social aspects, epidemiological data and economic, legal and political issues.

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Turkey : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Ukraine

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Ukraine : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Russian Federation

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Russian Federation : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Eastern Mediterranean Region

General Resources

World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Tobacco Country Activities: The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean provides a list of tobacco control activities and programmes by country.


Western Pacific Region

Country Specific Resources

Australia

 Tobacco Control Supersite: The Tobacco Control Supersite moniters how the global tobacco industry promotes its products by using new media to undermine advertising bans and provides access to a wide range of information relevant to smoking prevention and control in Australia.


China

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – China: The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


 China Tobacco Control Resource CenterThis website provides China’s tobacco control professionals with cutting edge information on tobacco control research, late breaking news from around the country, current tobacco control resources, and links to other organizations and resources in the field. Please note that this website is published in Chinese.


 China National Plan for Tobacco Control: The National Conference on Policy Development of Tobacco Control in China in the 21st Century was held in Beijing May 29–31, 2000 to discuss tobacco control in China.  The Conference was planned in response to the increasing awareness of the significant impact of the tobacco epidemic on Chinese society. The complete report from this conference can also be found here.


Philippines

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Philippines : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.


Viet Nam

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Viet Nam : The Global Adult Tobacco Survey is a nationally representative household survey that covers topics such as tobacco use prevalence, second-hand smoke exposure and policy, cessation, economics, exposure to media, and knowledge, attitudes and perceptions.