Western Pacific

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Australian Government Department of Health

australian government The Australian Government Department of Health Tobacco Control site provides information on national tobacco strategy, health warnings, plain packaging, taxation, environmental tobacco smoke, and many other topics.

Australia's Tobacco-Related Datasets

ANPHAAustralia’s Tobacco-Related Datasets is an initiative of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency and provides an overview of Australia’s key tobacco-related datasets.

Tobacco Control Supersite

TCSupersiteThe 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.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Tobacco in Australia

tobacco in australia Tobacco in Australia is a comprehensive online review of the major issues in smoking and health in Australia, compiled by the Cancer Council Victoria. The 18 chapters range from trends in smoking to addiction to tobacco use in Aboriginal tribes.

Cancer Council Australia

Cancer Council Australia Cancer Council Australia is a non-governmental organization that advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer, including cancer caused by tobacco.

Australian Data and Datasets

tobacco in australia Tobacco in Australi provides linkes to numerous Australian datasets including the National Drug Strategy and National Health Surveys.

Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control

centre for excellence in indigenous tobacco control The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control, which is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, aims to aid the growth in knowledge about Indigenous Tobacco Control in Australia.

Quitnow

australian government Quitnow, sponsored by the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, provides resources and information about smoking cessation.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Emory Global Health Institute - China Tobacco Control Partnership

EmoryCTP The Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership (GHI-CTP) was established in 2008 by a five-year grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The goal of the GHI-CTP is to reduce the health, social, environmental, and economic burdens of tobacco use in China through two main initiatives: the Tobacco-Free Cities program and Programs of Excellence.

China National Plan for Tobacco Control

bloomberg 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.

China Tobacco Control Resource Center:

TCR This 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.

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – China

K_WHO 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.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Global Epidemic Priority Countries

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids CTFK The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and compiled resources for the tobacco control priority countries. Each page contains links to factsheets on policy status, economics, GATS results, legislations, etc.

Tobacco Taxation and Its Potential Impact in China

World Lung Foundation iconOne of a series of reports on tobacco taxation as part of the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, this 2008 report discusses tobacco prices, taxes, and the role of taxes in the government and tobacco industry of China.

Mass Media Communications Campaigns

World Lung Foundation iconThe World Lung Foundation focuses on developing, implementing and evaluating campaigns in many countries designed to warn about the harms of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. Campaigns seek to educate the public about tobacco, support smoke-free policies and other initiatives, and change social norms around smoking and tobacco use.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Philippines

K_WHO 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.

Global Epidemic Priority Countries

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids CTFK The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and compiled resources for the tobacco control priority countries. Each page contains links to factsheets on policy status, economics, GATS results, legislations, etc.

World Health Organization FCTC Health Warning Database

World Health Organization This website, which was developed following a decision by the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC at its third session, is designed to facilitate the sharing of pictorial health warnings and messages among countries and Parties.

Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Viet Nam

K_WHO 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.

Global Epidemic Priority Countries

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids CTFK The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and compiled resources for the tobacco control priority countries. Each page contains links to factsheets on policy status, economics, GATS results, legislations, etc.

Tobacco Taxation in Vietnam

World Lung Foundation iconOne of a series of reports on tobacco taxation as part of the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, this 2010 report discusses tobacco prices, taxes, and complementary health considerations in Vietnam.

Mass Media Communications Campaigns

World Lung Foundation iconThe World Lung Foundation focuses on developing, implementing and evaluating campaigns in many countries designed to warn about the harms of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. Campaigns seek to educate the public about tobacco, support smoke-free policies and other initiatives, and change social norms around smoking and tobacco use.