Resources: Global Toll of Tobacco
Reports & Studies
Data from the World Health Association illustrates the strong association between tobacco use and tuberculosis. The WHO recommends policies and actions to combat this public heath epidemic. (2009)
This document maps out the smoke-free policies of the vast majority of the countries that have ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
The WHO provides a comprehensive overview of the evidence base for protecting people from the harms of second-hand tobacco smoke through legislation and enforcement. There is a special focus on the status of implementation of smoke-free policies, with detailed data collected for the first time ever on a global basis at both the national level and for large subnational jurisdictions.
This handbook is designed to serve as a reference tool for advocates working on campaigns to enact strong, effective tobacco control policies. It provides guidance on the key elements of successful tobacco control policy advocacy campaigns.
This document provides guidance to tobacco control advocates on how to use GATS data findings to draw attention to tobacco as an issue and advocate for effective tobacco control policy.
A guide for the Ministry of Health and others responsible for GATS data collection, analysis and dissemination. It provides guidance on the initial release of GATS data.