A1.3 International tobacco control strategies

A1.3.1 The WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

Comprehensive website that includes the WHO FCTC document, a regularly updated list of signatories, and papers and minutes from the Conferences and Meetings of Parties. 

The Global Alliance for Tobacco Control (GATC)

An alliance of organisations working on the development, ratification, and implementation of the WHO FCTC. The website contains GATC Background and Briefing Papers on articles of the WHO FCTC as well as progress updates on the implementation of the WHO FCTC.

A1.3.2 Support for introducing tobacco control programs

M-Power initiative

A set of six key tobacco control measures that are designed to assist in country-level implementation of obligations contained in the WHO FCTC.

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Provides detailed information on smoking and tobacco use, including fact sheets, interactive data and statistics, and cessation resources.

Emroy Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance

Assisting organisations in developing effective tobacco prevention and control programs. 

National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Control Monograph Series

A series of comprehensive scientific reviews on tobacco use, treatment, and prevention to inform the work of researchers, clinicians and public health professionals.

Global Tobacco Control

An online resource that provides free online trainings, research-based reports and guides, and information on the capacity building programs of the Institute for Global Tobacco Control.

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Prepares and distributes handbooks that contain information on the causes and prevention of cancer.

Tobacco control related handbooks include: