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Burkina Faso

Strengthening tobacco control in Burkina Faso by developing a strategic plan and a law on tobacco control

Department of Family Health

The aim of the project is prepare a national strategic plan for tobacco control and based on it develop, validate and implement a comprehensive law on tobacco control.

Country: Burkina Faso
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2008
End Date: Jul 2009

Promotion and creation of smoke free spaces in Burkina Faso

Union des Associations de Lutte Contre le Tabac (UACT)

To strengthen existing smokefree policies and advertising bans; to launch advocacy campaigns targeted toward the Minister of Health, Director General, Minister of Territorial Administration and other government officials; to raise awareness of tobacco control in coordination with local authorities in the five administrative capitals of Burkina Faso; and to launch a media campaign including print, television and radio.

Country: Burkina Faso
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: Mar 2010

Burundi

Advocacy to build a TC movement to accelerate the adoption of a national FCTC-compliant TC bill and advocate for tax increase nationally and regionally

HEALTH HEALING NETWORK BURUNDI HHNB

The purpose of the project is to build a TC movement to accelerate the passage of a national TC law; prevent tobacco industry interference and advocate for tax increase nationally and strengthen regional tobacco control efforts.

Country: Burundi
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Sep 2016

Cameroon

Campaign for the adoption of a FCTC compliant national tobacco control law in Cameroon

Cameroonian Coalition for Tobacco Control

To support adoption of the Cameroonian National Tobacco Contril Bill and increase awareness of the FCTC among government officials, civil society organizations and the general public.

Country: Cameroon
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Nov 2012

Campaign for the adoption of a FCTC compliant national tobacco control law in Cameroon

Cameroonian Coalition for Tobacco Control

To support the adoption, enactment and the effective implementation of a FCTC-compliant TC law in Cameroon.

Country: Cameroon
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Jun 2014

Chad

FCTC Implementation in francophone Africa

Association pour la defense de Droits des Consommateurs

The project aims to secure adoption and full enforcement of tobacco control legislation and/or regulations in line with FCTC COP guidelines and international best practice in Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger, and to support FCTC ratification by Côte d’Ivoire. It aims to share experiences on FCTC implementation between francophone African countries, improve preparation for COP-4 and illicit trade protocol negotiations, and develop strategies for improving tobacco control resources.

Country: Chad
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: May 2011

Building civil society capacity to assist the government of Chad in implementing tobacco control policies

Association pour la defense des Droits des Consommateurs

The project aims to support the adoption of draft national tobacco control legislation, which is in line with the FCTC and includes smokefree public places, pictorial pack warnings and a total advertising ban. Investment will be made in lobbying, advocacy, and raising awareness and building support among the public.

Country: Chad
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Nov 2009

Implementation FCTC and sharing best practices in francophone countries

Association pour la defense des Droits des Consommateurs

The aim of this project is to strengthen the capacity of five Francophone countries (Chad, Niger, Burkina, Guinea and Mauritania) to adopt and implement comprehensive legislation consistent with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Eventually the aim is to share best practices with other Francophone countries in Africa and the Middle East. Project objectives include increasing support for relative to smoke free public places, ad bans and taxes. Additionally the policy will increase awareness of, and counter tobacco industry tactics relative to these policy areas. Other priorities include increasing the capacity of the Ministry of Health to implement the FCTC, including effective implementation of picture health warnings.

Country: Chad
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

Strengthening implementation of FCTC in Africa Francophone countries

Association pour la defense des Droits des Consommateurs

The aim of this project is to strengthen tobacco control capacity, policy and policy implementation in seven French-speaking African countries. Through a combination of training, technical guidance, information sharing, strategic communications and monitoring the project will support capacity building of national tobacco control bodies, support implementation of smoking bans, health warnings, tax increases, FCTC implementation, and assist in countering tobacco industry interference. Countries in which the project will provide support include Chad, Niger, Burkina, Cote D’Ivoire, Guinea, Mauritania, and Burundi.

Country: Chad
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Jun 2015

Protect MPOWER policies from tobacco industry interference by using existent Toolkit and increasing tax for assuring sustainability of tobacco control

PROGRAMME NATIONAL DE LUTTE CONTRE TABAC, ALCOOL ET DROGUES DU MINISTÈRE DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE

This project aims to support the Chadian government in thwarting interference in policy making by Tobacco Industry and in achieving sustainability through allocating tobacco tax to fund tobacco control activities.

Country: Chad
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: Oct 2019

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Advocacy Campaign to Move Tobacco Control Legislation Process Forward in DRC

Alliance Congolaise De Contrôle De Tabac

To support a sustained advocacy campaign to advance Tobacco Control and push for the adoption of a FCTC-compliant TC bill in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Feb 2015

ADVOCACY TO ACCELERATE THE PASSAGE OF THE NATIONAL TOBACCO CONTROL BILL IN DRC

ALLIANCE CONGOLAISE DE CONTRÔLE DE TABAC

The purpose of the project is to build on existing policy advocacy efforts to accelerate the passage of the national Tobacco Control Bill and initiate its effective implementation in DRC.

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Feb 2016

Ethiopia

"Advocacy for the passage and implementation of a comprehensive tobacco control law in Ethiopia "

MATHIWOS WONDU-YEETHIOPIA CANCER SOCIETY

The main goal of the proposed project is to advocate for the passage and implementation of a strong national tobacco control law in Ethiopia.

Country: Ethiopia
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Anglophone Lawyers Seminar

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)

To support a 5-day Seminar for English-speaking African lawyers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the FCTC and the drafting and implementation of effective tobacco control legislation.

Country: Ethiopia
Website: http://WWW.etpha.org
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Oct 2013

Ghana

Consolidated Campaign for Implementation of FCTC Article 11 (Pictorial Warning) and passage of the FCTC Implementation Bill in Ghana

Vision for Alternative Development

To advocate for the adoption of a strong national tobacco control bill in Ghana.

Country: Ghana
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Dec 2011

Media Campaign to Ensure Passage of Ghana’s Draft National Tobacco Control Bill

Vision for Alternative Development

To support a media campaign to ensure the passage of Ghana's draft National Tobacco Control Bill.

Country: Ghana
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Mar 2011

Tobacco Taxation Situational Report in Ghana

Vision for Alternative Development

To develop a tax report in Ghana with appropriate, FCTC-compliant tax policy recommendations that assist the Government of Ghana to follow through on its commitments to institute tax measures that reduce smoking.

Country: Ghana
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2012

Consolidated campaign for the Implementation of the FCTC Article 11 (Pictorial Health Warnings) and implementation of Ghana's Public Health ACT

Vision for Alternative Development

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control in Ghana by creating the supportive environment necessary for the Implementation of Article 11 of the FCTC

Country: Ghana
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Dec 2012

Development of Legislative Instruments (regulations) required for the implementation and enforcement of the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act 2012

Vision for Alternative Development

To develop comprehensive Legislative Instruments (regulations) required for the implementation and enforcement of the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act 851, which was passed in 2012, and to ensure stakeholders participation and ownership of the regulations.

Country: Ghana
Website: http://www.valdghana.org
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Feb 2014

Accelerate the adoption of the Tobacco Control Regulations to implement the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act

Vision for Alternative Development

To accelerate the process of adopting the Tobacco Control Regulations of the Tobacco Control Measures of the Public Health Act, 2012 (ACT 851)

Country: Ghana
Website: http://www.valdghana.org
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Jun 2014

Accelerate the adoption of TC Regulations and initiate implementation of TAPS, Packaging & Labeling provisions and establish infrastructure for TI monitoring to protect the TC Measures (TCM) of the Ghana Public Health Act (PHA), 2012 (ACT 851)

Vision for Alternative Development

To accelerate the adoption of the TC Regulations, institute measures to develop pictorial health warning for packaging and labeling, ensure comprehensive ban on TAPS, create public awareness, and establish TI monitoring infrastructure to protect the TC me

Country: Ghana
Website: http://www.valdghana.org
Start Date: Jul 2014
End Date: Feb 2015

Kenya

Promoting a Tobacco Control Agenda – Engaging The Media In Kenya: Workshop Series and Fellowship Programme

AFRICAN MEDIA INITIATIVE

To provide specialized and continuous trainings for media professionals, including editors, journalists and bloggers, in order to improve tobacco control coverage and publication in the Kenyan media.

Country: Kenya
Website: www.africanmediainitiative.org
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: May 2014

To advance implementation of smoke-free workplaces legislation in Kenya

African Women's Alliance for Tobacco Control

Smoke Free Workplaces Project: Advancing implementation of Article 8 of the FCTC, Article 42 of the Constitution Of Kenya and Section 33 of the Tobacco Control Act.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Nov 2014

Monitoring the tobacco industry in Kenya

Consumer Information Network

To promote public health in Kenya thorugh effective implementation of Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) treaty.

Country: Kenya
Website: http://www.consumerupdate.org
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Jul 2014

Building capacity for the enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act 2007 in Kenya

Institute for Legislative Affairs

To create awareness on the Tobacco Control Act 2007, to monitor its implementation and enforcement and to build the capacity of civil society organisations involved in tobacco control in Kenya through their umbrella body (KETCA) to reduce the burden of death, disease and disability caused by tobacco.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Feb 2009
End Date: Jun 2010

Development of regulations, media campaign and defense of a lawsuit

Institute for Legislative Affairs

To draft regulations under the Tobacco Control Act 2007 for presentation to the Tobacco Control Board, the Minister for Health and the general public at stakeholders forums; and defend the Tobacco Control Act 2007 against legal challenges.

Country: Kenya
Website: http://ilakenya.org/website/
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Aug 2010

Lobbying for passing of Tobacco Control Bill 2007 in Kenya

Institute for Legislative Affairs

To advocate for passage of the Tobacco Control Act 2007.

Country: Kenya
Website: http://ilakenya.org/website/
Start Date: Feb 2007
End Date: Jul 2008

Establishing a cadre of Journalists (the Journalists Against Tobacco Forum) to secure consistent and positive media coverage of tobacco control in Kenya

Institute for Legislative Affairs

To develop a network of journalists to cover and report on tobacco control issues in Kenya

Country: Kenya
Website: http://ilakenya.org/website/
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2010

Reducing tobacco use through increased tobacco taxation in Kenya

International Institute for Legislative Affairs

This project intends to train 1000 people comprising of enforcement personnel from the provincial administration, public health officers, municipal council enforcement officers, police personnel and representatives from civil society organisations within 10 principal towns in the 8 provinces of Kenya (Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Nakuru, Machakos, Embu, Garissa, Kakamega and Nyeri).

Country: Kenya
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Sep 2010
End Date: Aug 2012

Advocacy Campaign to Reduce Tobacco use Through Sustained Increase Tobacco Taxation in Kenya

International Institute for Legislative Affairs

To advocate for a sustained increase of tobacco taxes to reduce tobacco consumption and support the development of adequate mechanisms to combat illicit tobacco trade in Kenya

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Aug 2014

Tax campaign to advocate for sustained increase of tax on tobacco products in Kenya.

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

The overall purpose of this project is to build on achievements and protect gains by advocating for the strengthening of the policy framework for effective implementation of a sustained increase in tax rates of all tobacco products and curb all illicit trade associated with tobacco products in Kenya.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Nov 2015

Creating a Model for County Level Implementation of The Kenya Tobacco Control Act 2007

Kenya Federation of Self Help Associations

To create a model for County level implementation of the Kenya Tobacco control Act 2007 through awareness creation and education of policymakers and the general public on the Tobacco Control Act for effective implementation.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Dec 2014

To advocate for County-level by-laws to enforce smoke-free and TAPS ban policies in four counties in support of the Kenya Tobacco Control Act implementation at sub-national level

KENYA FEDERATION OF SELF HELP ASSOCIATIONS(KEFSHA)

To advocate for County-level by-laws to enforce smoke-free and TAPS ban policies in four counties in support of the Kenya Tobacco Control Act implementation at sub-national level.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Apr 2016

To create awareness on and monitor the implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 2007, and build the capacity of the Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) to fulfil its roles

Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance

To create awareness on the Tobacco Control Act 2007, to monitor its implementation and enforcement and to build the capacity of civil society organisations involved in tobacco control in Kenya through their umbrella body (KETCA) to reduce the burden of death, disease and disability caused by tobacco.

Country: Kenya
Start Date: Mar 2009
End Date: Feb 2011

Supporting the passage of TC regulations and effective implementation of tobacco control policies in Kenya

Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance

Supporting the passage of tobacco control regulations and effective implementation of tobacco control policies in Kenya

Country: Kenya
Website: http://www.ketca.org
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Nov 2014

Campaign to galvanize CSOs to advocate for the final adoption of the TC regulations and advance TC policy enactment in 4 counties in Kenya

KENYA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE (KETCA)

Advocacy campaign to galvanize CSOs to advocate for the final adoption of the TC regulations and advance TC policy enactment in 4 counties in Kenya

Country: Kenya
Website: http://www.ketca.org
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

To strengthen the Tobacco Control Act and tobacco control in Kenya

Tobacco Control Board - Kenya

To strengthen tobacco control legislation through the development and passage of regulations and increasing capacity for successful implementation of tobacco control policies.

Country: Kenya
Website: http://www.publichealth.go.ke
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

Advocacy to intensify implementation of the Kenya TC Act 2007 through the adoption of strong TC regulations

TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD - KENYA.

To intensify advocacy efforts for the implementation of the Kenya TC Act 2007 through the adoption of strong TC regulations in Kenya

Country: Kenya
Website: http://www.publichealth.go.ke
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Madagascar

Achieving 100% smoke-free publics places and workplaces in Madagascar

Office National de Lutte Antitabac

The aim of this project is to support the adoption of 100% smoke free public places and workplaces in Madagascar. It will build the capacity of institutions and NGOs to conduct smoke free campaigns and advocating for new regulation implementation for 100% smoke free places. It will strengthen information and mobilize members of government and decision makers, and increase media attention to the hazards of second hand smoke exposure. The project intends to ensure application of Article 5.3 (protection of legislation from tobacco industry interference). It also aims to support regional efforts in Francophone Africa for graphic health warnings by sharing Madagascar’s experience in their adoption.

Country: Madagascar
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Mar 2015

Building capacity to introduce pictorial health warnings on tobacco products in Madagascar

Office National de Lutte Antitabac (OFNALAT)

This project aims to strengthen the legislation on packaging and labelling of tobacco products, with the inclusion of pictorial health warnings in particular. This will require raising awareness and capacity-building to enact new legislation and utilize advocacy and partnership building. Key strategies include raising awareness of the need for graphic health warnings, developing appropriate images, drafting legal instruments and securing endorsement and validation by relevant ministries/experts and tobacco control NGOs, introduction of graphic warnings and monitoring and evaluation of their impact.

Country: Madagascar
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Sep 2012

Mauritius

Enforcement of the FCTC-compliant smoke free regulations in Mauritius

Ministry of Health and Quality of Life

The project aims to achieve 100% smokefree environments in Mauritius in accordance with Article 8 of the FCTC and the national legislation of 2008. It will: strengthen the enforcement of smokefree regulations; increase awareness of the regulations and respond to public information needs; mobilise key groups to increase support and facilitate enforcement; monitor and evaluate the impact of smokefree mobilisation

Country: Mauritius
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Mar 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Mozambique

Advocating for FCTC Ratification and Domestication in Mozambique.

Associação Moçambicana de Saúde Pública

Project to advocate for ratification of the FCTC by the government of Mozambique and for the adoption of comprehensive, FCTC-compliant legislation.

Country: Mozambique
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jul 2012

Niger

Second-hand smoke awareness campaign in Niger

SOS Tabagisme-Niger

To support enforcement of and public compliance with smoke-free laws; to launch media campaigns to increase the support for smokefree public places and workplaces among trade unions, business leaders, local officials, and the media; to launch an education campaign aimed at dispelling myths about the relative harmlessness of second-hand smoke; to build the capacity of civil society organizations to advocate effectively for improved tobacco control, particularly at the local level.

Country: Niger
Website: n/a
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Aug 2009

Nigeria

Engaging the legislature towards the passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) in Nigeria.

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE

Conduct legislative and media advocacy campaigns to support the passage of Nigeria’s National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) and mount pressure for Presidential Assent.

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.cislacnigeria.net
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

GATS release and launch event to promote public health and support the passage of the Nigeria TC bill

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE

To support the official launch of the Nigeria Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) release to enhance public, media and political support for the National Tobacco Control Bill.

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.cislacnigeria.net
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Oct 2013

Engaging the legislature towards the passage of FCTC-compliant national tobacco control bill in Nigeria

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE

To accelerate legislative efforts and mobilize tobacco control stakeholders’ support for the passage and presidential assent of a FCTC-compliant TC bill in Nigeria.

Country: Nigeria
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Feb 2016

Consolidated Campaign for Passage of FCTC Implementation Bill

Environmental Rights Action / Friends of the Earth, Nigeria and Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance

To support enactment of legislation to comply with the country's FCTC obligations; to provide technical assistance to Parliament in the development of tobacco control legislation; to launch a Media Advocacy campaign to increase awareness of and support for tobacco control issues; and to focus an education campaign targeted towards Nigeria's youth, the fastest growing segment of the population.

Additional website: www.nigeriatobaccocontrol.com

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.eraction.org
Start Date: Sep 2007
End Date: Nov 2009

Intensive Campaign for the Passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill

Environmental Rights Action / Friends of the Earth, Nigeria and Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance

To facilitate passage of the National Tobacco Control bill through lobbying and advocacy strategies; to mobilize public support for passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill; to monitor tobacco industry activities.

Additional website: www.nigeriatobaccocontrol.com

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.eraction.org
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: May 2012

Consolidated Campaign for the Passage of the FCTC Implementation Bill

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria & Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance

To promote the passage of the Nigerian Tobacco Control Law

Additional website: www.nigeriatobaccocontrol.com

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.eraction.org
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Aug 2007

To mobilize high profile support for litigation and other tobacco control activities in Nigeria

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria & Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance

To support the Nigerian Coalition Against Tobacco (CAT) in creating a national tobacco control movement to build decision-maker and public opinion in favor of the litigation against big tobacco

Additional website: www.nigeriatobaccocontrol.com

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.eraction.org
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: Aug 2008

Strengthening the Implementation and Enforcement of Ekiti State Law on Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places and Mobilization of Support for the Passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB).

NEW INITIATIVE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

This project is to strengthen the enforcement and implementation of Ekiti State Law on Prohibition of Smoking in public places and mobilize support for the passage of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Bill.

Country: Nigeria
Website: www.nisdnigeria.net
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Dec 2014

Advocacy for passage and presidential assent of the national tobacco control bill (NTCB) in Nigeria

Tobacco Control Foundation of Nigeria

To advocate for the passage and presidential assent of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Bill

Country: Nigeria
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Nov 2014

Senegal

Galvanizing support for the adoption of a FCTC-compliant TC bill in Senegal

ASSOCIATION PREVENIR

To conduct an advocacy training workshop to develop a short-term strategy for passing effective tobacco control legislation in Senegal by December 2013

Country: Senegal
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Jun 2013

Galvanizing support for the adoption of a FCTC-compliant TC bill in Senegal

Association Prevenir

To galvanize support for the adoption of a FCTC-compliant TC bill in Senegal

Country: Senegal
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

South Africa

Policy advocacy for effective tobacco tax and regulatory regimes for South Africa

National Council Against Smoking

The project aims to use evidence-based strategies relating to taxation and legislation and to strengthen the tobacco control movement in South Africa. It will: advocate for progressively increasing tax rates above increases in inflation and income; argue for a national tobacco control plan funded by tobacco taxes; aim for the 2007 and 2008 tobacco control regulations to conform to FCTC.

Country: South Africa
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Apr 2012

Policy Advocacy for effective tobacco tax and regulatory regimes for South Africa

National Council Against Smoking

This project aims to persuade and support the South African government to make important reforms to the tobacco taxation regime to make tobacco less affordable, and to ensure that hard-won amendments to comprehensive tobacco control legislation are fully effective as regulations are adopted and implemented. The project will also strengthen the South African tobacco control movement at a critical period and fully develop the case for sustainable funding for tobacco control through a surcharge to tobacco tax.

Country: South Africa
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Jul 2012

Policy advocacy for effective tobacco regulatory regimes, including tax policy and a tax surcharge to fund a health promotion foundation in South Africa

National Council Against Smoking

Country: South Africa
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Sep 2013

Advocacy for effective tobacco regulatory regimes, and a tax surcharge to fund a health promotion foundation in South Africa.

National Council Against Smoking

Country: South Africa
Start Date: Oct 2013
End Date: Oct 2014

Support the South African government in developing new or revised tobacco control legislation and the establishment of a health promotion foundation.

National Council Against Smoking

The project aims to support, the South African government to make important reforms to tobacco control legislation. In particular, we will work with the National Department of Health (NDoH) to amend the Tobacco Products Control Act,1993, so as to provide for 100% smokefree indoor public places, to make provision for plain packaging, the regulation of e-cigarettes and to otherwise strengthen the Act. We will also support the NDoH in adopting and implementing effective new regulations once the Act is amended. To ensure the future sustainability of tobacco control the project will motivate for, and support, the establishment of a health promotion foundation funded through a surcharge on tobacco and alcohol. Adherence to WHO FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines by government and MPs will be promoted to counter tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies. South Africa is a model for other African countries and this project will ensure that significant progress continues to be made now and into the future.

Country: South Africa
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Oct 2016

Support the South African government in developing new tobacco control legislation and also establish a health promotion foundation.

National Council Against Smoking

To support the support the National Department of Health in the introduction of new legislation to introduce 100% smokefree public places, plain packaging, regulation of ENDS, improve TAPS laws to include points of sale and brand sharing, band tobacco vending machines and to establish a Health Promotion and Development Foundation funded by alcohol and tobacco tax.

Country: South Africa
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Apr 2018

Tobacco Products Amendment Bill: visit of Dr. Gunilla Bolinder to South Africa

National Council Against Smoking (NCAS)

To advocate for adoption of strong tobacco control legislation in South Africa

Country: South Africa
Website: http://www.againstsmoking.org/
Start Date: Jan 2007
End Date: Feb 2007

Advocacy Workshop for Regional Representatives of CANSA and HSFSA for the lobbying in support of the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Bill

National Council Against Smoking (NCAS)

To support an advocacy workshop for South African tobacco control advocates lobbying in support of the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Bill

Country: South Africa
Website: http://www.againstsmoking.org/
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: Dec 2008

Establishing Tobacco Control Policy and Tobacco Industry Monitoring (TIM) Centre

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

To establish a Centre of Excellence for tobacco industry monitoring in South Africa; To create a web-based information platform for in-country actors to use in policy advocacy against tobacco industry interference; to develop a framework to monitor and evaluate tobacco control policies across Africa in accordance with the WHO FCTC.

Country: South Africa
Website: http://www.smu.ac.za
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Tanzania

Securing legislation without loopholes; advocacy campaign for smoke-free Dar es Salaam; and national strategy development

Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum

To advocate for a smokefree Dar es Salaam and for strong national tobacco control legislation; to enhance the capacity of the Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF) as a national tobacco control network; to launch an advocacy campaign targeted towards government officials to ensure that existing legislation is FCTC compliant; to strengthen the capacity of Tobacco Products Regulation Committee to enforce existing tobacco control legislation.

Country: Tanzania
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Feb 2010

Togo

WAEMU regional initiative to build strong NCD Alliance and integrate TC and NCDs within health strategies

African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA)

To support the Ministry of Health in the West Africa Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries (Senegal, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea Bissau, Mali and Niger) to build a strong Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Alliance and WAEMU to integrate TC and NCDs into health strategies.

Country: Togo
Website: http://www.atca-africa.org
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Oct 2014

To promote the adoption and enactment of a sustainable and strong tobacco control legislation in Togo

Alliance Nationale des Consommateurs et de l'Environnement du Togo (ANCE)

To promote the adoption and enactment of a sustainable and strong tobacco control legislation in Togo

Country: Togo
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Jul 2010

To support the implementation and enforcement of the tobacco control law and its implementing decrees through integrated social media, capacity building for stakeholders and monitoring of the tobacco industry

Alliance Nationale Des Consommateurs Et De L'environnement Du Togo (Ance)

To support the enforcement of the TC law in Togo and its implementing decrees through integrated social media, capacity building for stakeholders and monitoring of the tobacco industry.

Country: Togo
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Apr 2014

To support full implementation of smoke free law in Togo and advocate for the allocation of national funds to sustain tobacco control efforts

Alliance Nationale Des Consommateurs Et De L'environnement Du Togo (ANCE)

To support full implementation of smoke free law in Togo and advocate for the allocation of national funds to sustain tobacco control efforts

Country: Togo
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Oct 2015

Integrated campaign to strengthen the implementation of the TC law in Togo

ALLIANCE NATIONALE DES CONSOMMATEURS ET DE L'ENVIRONNEMENT DU TOGO (ANCE)

To promote public health in Togo by deepening smoke-free and TAPS ban implementation in compliance with the national TC law n0. 2010-017 of December 31, 2010 and its five implementing decrees, and advocating for a national budget to sustain tobacco control efforts in Togo

Country: Togo
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

To support the development, adoption and enactment of strong regulations under the Togolese Tobacco Control Law N°2010-017 of 31/12/10

Alliance Nationale des Consommateurs et de l’Environnement du Togo

The project aims to promote the drafting and effective enactment of strong regulations under the Togolese Tobacco Control law.

Country: Togo
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Jun 2012

Uganda

Developing a national tobacco control policy and comprehensive tobacco control legislation

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program, Ministry of Health - Uganda

The aim of this project is to create a regulatory framework that will provide for coordinated tobacco control activities in Uganda. The project will develop a national tobacco control strategic plan and regulations, prepare the regulations for adoption by Parliament and prepare for the dissemination of the tobacco control policy, strategic plan and regulations. The project will collaborate with key partners such as the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa, the Uganda National Tobacco Control Association, WHO, and other governmental and civil society stakeholders in achieving these objectives.

Country: Uganda
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Aug 2014

Strengthening the implementation of FCTC, the Tobacco Control Policy and Strategic Plan in Uganda

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program, Ministry of Health - Uganda

The aim of this project is to increase knowledge and build capacity of relevant sectors, authorities and agencies for successful implementation and enforcement of the tobacco control policy and strategic plan, in line with the FCTC. The project will disseminate the tobacco control policy, strategic plan and FCTC guidelines. It will increase knowledge and building capacity of relevant government sectors for the implementation of the FCTC in line with the National Tobacco Control Policy and Strategic Plan. The project will support adoption of the Bill and Policy and protecting them by continuously monitoring and countering tobacco industry interference.

Country: Uganda
Website: http://www.health.go.ug
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Building and strengthening parliamentary support for passing the Tobacco Control Bill in Uganda

Parliamentary Forum On Non-Communicable Disease (PFNCD)

To build and strengthen parliamentary support for passing the TC Bill in Uganda and ensure the formulation and effective implementation of relevant policies to enable reduction in the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases.

Country: Uganda
Start Date: Nov 2012
End Date: Dec 2014

To engage the media to advocate for the enactment of the TC bill in Uganda

Uganda Health Communication Alliance

To accelerate the campaign to mobilize media to advocate and support the passage of the TC bill in Uganda

Country: Uganda
Website: http://www.healthuganda.org
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Jun 2014

"The TC Media Champion"- Engaging the Media to Advocate for the Enactment

Uganda Health Communication Alliance (UHCA)

To build capacity of media personnel and advocates on tobacco control-related agenda and issues, and strengthen their skills in media and communications advocacy in support of the adoption of the TC Bill in Uganda.

Country: Uganda
Website: http://www.healthuganda.org
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Dec 2013

Engaging the media to advocate for the adoption and enforcement of the TC bill in Uganda

Uganda Health Communication Alliance (UHCA)

The purpose of this project is to strengthen and sustain the ongoing media campaign to pass the tobacco control bill, increase public awareness of tobacco control issues through the media, and strengthen the pro- TC push by the alliance of media and TC advocates.

Country: Uganda
Website: http://www.healthuganda.org
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: Dec 2014

Broadening CSOs' voice in passing the Tobacco Control Bill in Uganda

Uganda National Health Users/Consumers Organization

To galvanize CSOs in support of the adoption of the national TC Bill and strengthen sustained advocacy for a regulatory framework for controlling production and use of tobacco in Uganda.

Country: Uganda
Start Date: Nov 2012
End Date: May 2014

Strengthening/amplifying CSOs’ voice in the adoption and implementation of the national tobacco control bill in Uganda

Uganda National Health Users/Consumers Organization

The purpose of this grant is to strengthen the voices of CSOs to sustain the advocacy for the adoption and implementation of the TC bill in Uganda and for a regulatory framework to control tobacco use and production. This second phase of the project builds on the achievements, experiences and lessons drawn from the previous grant.

Country: Uganda
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: May 2015

Zambia

Zambia Campaign for Tobacco Control

Zambia Consumer's Association

To advocate for comprehensive tobacco control legislation by launching a sustained lobbying campaign targeted towards Parliamentarians, by launching an awareness raising campaign for the public about the harmful effects of tobacco; and to conduct an education campaign on tobacco control aimed at Zambian women's groups, religious leaders, and doctors.

Country: Zambia
Start Date: Apr 2008
End Date: Apr 2009

Smoke-free Enforcement Training of Trainers Workshop and Enforcement Monitoring

Zambia Consumer's Association

To support monitoring of enforcement of Zambian smoke-free legislation.

Country: Zambia
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Dec 2009

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