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Argentina

Consolidation and expansion of 100% smokefree environments legislation, enactment and enforcement processes in Argentina

Fundación Interamericana del Corazón Argentina

Strengthen and consolidate the enactment and effective enforcement of 100% smokefree environments legislation at provincial and municipal levels in Argentina using a comprehensive strategy that includes advocacy, education and monitoring of tobacco policies in Argentina.

Country: Argentina
Start Date: Aug 2009
End Date: Jul 2011

Strengthening the Implementation of a Federal Tobacco Control Law in Argentina: 100% Smoke-Free Environments, Tobacco Advertising Ban and Warning Labels

Fundación Interamericana del Corazón Argentina

This project aims to support and promote successful implementation and enforcement of the newly enacted national tobacco law nationwide, with particular focus on 100% smokefree environments, advertising ban and warning labels, and to increase the visibility and influence of Argentina Smokefree Alliance/ALIAR--expanding its capacity to other effectively address tobacco control issues such as advertising bans and warning labels.

Country: Argentina
Start Date: Aug 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Protecting Effective Tobacco Control Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

Fundación Interamericana del Corazón Argentina

To support coordinated responses among key organizations and advocates in targeted countries in Latin America aiming to promote and protect effective tobacco control policies across the region.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Sep 2012

Strengthening the implementation of the national tobacco control law and promotion of a tobacco tax and price policy in Argentina.

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón Argentina

FIC Argentina will continue its smoke-free work and its advertising, promotion, and sponsorship ban work, focusing on monitoring and compliance in each area with the help of its national coalition.  In addition, FIC Argentina will advocate for higher tobacco taxes.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Jul 2014

Protecting effective tobacco control measures and de-normalizing tobacco industry interference in the Americas

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón Argentina

To support coordinated responses amongst key organizations and advocates in targeted countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region, with the aim to promote and protect effective tobacco control policies across the region.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Oct 2012
End Date: Apr 2014

Exposing and discrediting the tobacco industry’s marketing strategies developed in Latin America to promote tobacco consumption

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón Argentina

This project supports organizations in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico to advocate for comprehensive, FCTC-compliant tobacco advertising, sponsorship, and promotion (TAPS) policies in the four countries and deflect measures to weaken passage and implementation of these policies.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Dec 2015

Strengthening the enforcement of the national tobacco control law and increasing tobacco taxes.

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón Argentina

FIC Argentina will work through its existing coalition at the national and local levels to stregthen TAPS ban implementation and enforcement, enhance smoke-free implementation and enforcement, and support increases in tobacco taxes.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Feb 2016

Tobacco Industry and Decision Makers in Argentina: Campaign Contributions and Youth Prevention Programs

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón Argentina

FIC Argentina will obtain and evaluate information regarding levels of transparency for funding of youth prevention programs and other related programs in Argentina.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Dec 2015

Strengthening Argentinian Tobacco Control

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN ARGENTINA

FIC Argentina will work with its existing coalition at the national and local levels to strengthen TAPS ban implementation and enforcement, advocate for subnational TAPS bans, enhance 100% smoke-free implementation, and support tobacco taxes increases.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Towards the Argentinean ratification of the FCTC

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN ARGENTINA

FIC Argentina will advocate for FCTC ratification.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Aug 2017

Innovation: a fundamental tool to accelerate tobacco control and to counter the tobacco industry.

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN ARGENTINA

FIC Argentina will work with its existing coalition at the national and local levels to strengthen Argentine tobacco control.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.ficargentina.org/index.php
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: Dec 2018

Strengthening and sustaining the effective enforcement and comprehensive implementation of the smoke-free legislation in the city of Buenos Aires

Ministry of Health, Government of Buenos Aires

The aim of this project is to enhance implementation and strengthen effective enforcement of the 100% smoke free legislation for the city of Buenos Aires. It will strengthen capacity (individual and institutional) to conduct surveillance of law compliance and develop a monitoring system for inspections. The project will also work to foster compliance and sustainability by promoting public awareness of the importance of 100% smoke free environments with an emphasis on non- smokers’ rights.

Country: Argentina
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Aug 2013

Strengthening and sustaining the effective enforcement and comprehensive implementation of the smoke-free legislation in the city of Buenos Aires

Ministry of Health, Government of Buenos Aires

The aim of this project is to enhance implementation and strengthen effective enforcement of the 100% smoke free legislation for the city of Buenos Aires. It will strengthen capacity (individual and institutional) to conduct surveillance of law compliance and develop a monitoring system for inspections. The project will also work to foster compliance and sustainability by promoting public awareness of the importance of 100% smoke free environments with an emphasis on non- smokers’ rights.

Country: Argentina
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Oct 2014

Strengthening SFE legislation in Buenos Aires by including outdoor playgrounds and indoor waterpipe smoking ban.

Ministry of Health, Government of Buenos Aires

The main objective of this project is to amend the existing 100% smokefree legislation in Buenos Aires City in order to include prohibition of smoking around children playgrounds in outdoor public areas, and banning of indoor waterpipe smoking, and to set up the regulatory capacity for effective implementation.

Country: Argentina
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Apr 2017

100% Smokefree Buenos Aires

Programme for Tobacco Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health, Government of the City of Buenos Aires

The project aims for Buenos Aires to become a 100% smokefree city. It will show that the current smokefree law does not protect health and it will build alliances to build support for 100% smokefree legislation. Legislative consensus will be obtained, and the current law will be amended and passed within two years of the project start date. An enforcement system will be set up to monitor compliance.

Country: Argentina
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

100 % Smokefree Rosario: Efforts to Consolidate the Enforcement of the Legislation and Disseminate its Success in Argentina

Secretaria de Salud Publica de la Municipalidad de Rosario [Department of Public Health of the Municipality of Rosario]

To consolidate and improve the enforcement of 100% smokefree policy in the City of Rosario in Santa Fe, Argentina, strengthening collaboration between city government and the civil society of Rosario.

Country: Argentina
Website: http://www.rosario.gov.ar/sitio/salud/plan_tabaco1.jsp
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Mar 2009

Enactment and Enforcement of 100% Tobacco Smokefree Policy at provincial and municipal levels in Argentina

Sociedad Italiana de Beneficencia

To support the effective enforcement of the recently passed 100% smokefree provincial-municipal legislation in Tucumán, Santa Fe and Córdoba Provinces and cities of Bahia Blanca and Corrientes; to facilitate the enactment of strong laws in cities or provinces that are close to reaching this goal (Mendoza, Neuquen and Buenos Aires Provinces); and to strengthen capacity and networking among advocates through training, coaching and the creation of a National SmokeFree Environment Coalition.

Country: Argentina
Website: www.hospitalitaliano.org.ar
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Ratify World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Argentina

Tobacco Prevention and Control Program - Ministry of Health, Argentina

Achieve ratification of FCTC in Argentina by developing a strong evidence base using examples of best practice and economic benefits, promoting the bill to be considered by congress, and building support amongst the media and civil society.

Country: Argentina
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: FCTC ratification
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Nov 2017

Armenia

Smoking-Free Armenia

"ANNA" NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMERS (ANAC)

The goal of the project is to promote the passage of the law amendments to institute 100% smoke-free public places and a comprehensive TAPS ban that includes POS display ban.

Country: Armenia
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Jul 2018

Azerbaijan

Interventions to develop the national tobacco control strategy for Azerbaijan

Public Health and Reforms Centre, Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic

The project aims to develop a national tobacco control strategy for Azerbaijan. It will: build national capacity in tobacco control by training 40 or more representatives of key stakeholders; facilitate the creation of a national tobacco control network, comprising governmental and non-governmental organisations (featuring a web platform and national workshop); develop and deliver a national tobacco control strategy to relevant government institutions.

Country: Azerbaijan
Website: http://www.tobaccocontrol.az/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2010

Strengthening smoke-free and Advertising law in Azerbaijan in compliance with Articles 13 and 8 of FCTC.

Public Health and Reforms Centre, Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic

To work with government and civil societies to review and enhance the existing tobacco control laws in Azerbaijan; To facilitate adoption of TAPS ban and smokefree laws compliant with WHO FCTC Articles 13 and 8; To raise public support and launch integrated promotional campaign on tobacco control.

Country: Azerbaijan
Website: http://www.isim.az
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Developing and defending of national tobacco control multi-sectoral policy mechanisms at a time of positive anti-tobacco legislation changes in Azerbaijan

Public Health and Reforms Centre, Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic

This project aims to advocate for development and adoption of reforms to the national tobacco control law, as well as promote the establishment of a national tobacco control monitoring system.

Country: Azerbaijan
Website: http://www.isim.az
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Mar 2020

Bangladesh

Smoke Free Khulna Division through Effective Enforcement of Smoke free Provision of Tobacco Control Law

Action in Development - AID

This project aims to make Khulna division smoke free under section 5 of the tobacco control act - 2005. The project will replicate and expand upon the smoke free model used in 6 of the 10 districts to engage the remaining 4 districts of Khulna Division. The project will raise awareness of the smoke free provision, support the creation of smoke free public places and transport by motivating task force committee members and officials of Khulna City corporation, develop information and education materials to support 100% smoke free public places and transport, and monitor, evaluate, document and disseminate the experiences of the project at different levels.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Strengthen Implementation of the Tobacco control law in Khulna Division

Action In Development-AID

The project aims to strengthen implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 2005 and Regulation 2006, in particular creating smokefree public places and public transport, in Khulna Division. It will raise awareness of smokefree provisions among the public and stakeholders through collaborative efforts with local civil organisations. It will build capacity among stakeholders in order to ensure sustainability.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://aid-bd.org/
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

People’s Response On Tobacco law Enforcement through Campaign against Tobacco (PROTECT)

Action In Development-AID

The aim of this project is to reduce tobacco consumption and exposure to second hand smoke in Khulna Division. The project will involve local government authorities and taskforce committees in implementing the TC law and ensure smoke free educational facilities. It will increase awareness about the law and the 2013 amendment as well as the health effects of tobacco use and second hand smoke. The project will develop communications materials for smoke free public places. Monitoring and evaluation will support the documentation of project progress and the dissemination of project experience.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Oct 2013
End Date: Sep 2015

Local Government Guideline against Unlawful Tobacco Trade

AID Foundation

To use policy advocacy with key stakeholders to adopt licensing guideline regulating tobacco products’ sale; To assist local government to develop and adopt guideline and establish enforcement system/mechanism; To disseminate guideline and enforcement plan as a model.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.aid-bd.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Apr 2016
End Date: Mar 2017

Introduce, implement and monitor National and Sub national licensing policy for tobacco sales through advocacy, capacity building and multi-stakeholder engagement.

AID Foundation

This project aims at introducing stringent licensing system for tobacco sales in Bangladesh. This will be achieved through formulating bi-laws or gazette notification or a government order by a local government ministry. Local government institutes and other stakeholders will also be mobilized to support law enforcement of all provisions of tobacco control legislation by the local governments.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.aid-bd.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Aug 2019

Smoke-free Barisal Division Through Enforcing Tobacco Control Act and Raising Community Awareness

Alliance for Co-operation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB)

The project aims to make Barisal smokefree by activating taskforces and law enforcers at district and sub-district levels to implement Tobacco Control Act 2005. It will sensitise and build capacity among NGOs, local government and other organisations, and will raise awareness among the public and stakeholders. The project will be sustainable and experiences will be shared with tobacco control organisations.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://aclabbd.org
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Smoke-free Barisal Division and 5 districts of Dhaka Division Through Enforcing Tobacco Control Act and Raising Community Awareness

Alliance for Co-operation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB)

This project aims to expand smoke free areas so that Barisal Division and 5 Districts in Dhaka Division will be 100% smoke free by 2013. The project will increase the number and involvement of local task-forces, increase public awareness, implement the 2005 Smoke Free Act in public places and public transport, strengthen coordination and linkages with NGOs and CBOs. It will also strengthen linkages and coordination with media and with the government including the National Tobacco Control cell.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Implementation of Tobacco Control Law- Amended 2013 in Barisal & Dhaka Divisions through involvement of Local Government and other stakeholders.

Alliance for Co-operation and Legal Aid Bangladesh (ACLAB)

The aim of this project is to make raise awareness of the new and amended tobacco control law and to ensure smoke-free public places and public transportation in Barisal and Dhaka Divisions. The project will involve of local government, increase public awareness regarding health effects of tobacco use, second hand smoke and about the law. Evaluation, monitoring and auditing will support adherence to the work plan and measure progress towards the goal.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Sep 2015

People’s Initiative to Tobacco Control in Rajshahi and Rangpur Division

Association for Community Development

The purpose of the project is to strengthen implementation of the newly amended tobacco control law in Rajshahi & Rangpur Division with a focus on ensuring 100% Smoke Free public places, enforcement of the bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and of sale to and by minors. This will be done through combined effort of the 4 consortium partners who will independently lead initiatives to support implementation efforts in their own areas, as well as collectively build support for higher compliance to the laws in the North Western region of Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Mar 2015

Strengthening Tobacco Control in Rajshahi and Rangpur Division

Association for Community Development

Strengthening Tobacco Control in Rajshahi and Rangpur Division

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Jul 2017

People’s Initiative to Tobacco Control: Towards Smoke Free Rajshahi and Rangpur Division

Association for Community Development - ACD

To promote 100% smoke free public places and public transports in Rajshahi and Rangpur Division.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

People's Initiative to Tobacco Control: A Step towards Smoke Free Rajshahi Division

Association for Community Development (ACD)

To promote 100% smoke-free environment in public places and public transportation in the Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Feb 2012

Promoting Tobacco Control Through Religious Leaders In Bangladesh: a pilot program in one Thana

Bangladesh Health Foundation

The project aims to understand religious leaders' attitudes to smoking and smokefree polices and to establish coalition of religious organisations, providing training and capacity building for leaders. It will develop and test a model intervention for reducing tobacco use and exposure, and will assess its effectiveness.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Dec 2008

People's Jubilant Engagement for Tobacco Free Chittagong City.

Bangladesh Institute of Theatre Arts (BITA)

To create a Tobacco Free Chittagong through effective implementation of the tobacco control law with an emphasis on comprehensive TAPS ban provisions.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.bitactg.org
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Developing tax proposals, support in drafting tobacco tax policy, capacity building of stakeholders and policy advocacy to increase tobacco taxes in Bangladesh

Bureau of Economic Research

This project proposes to develop tax proposals to support government in formulating tobacco tax policy, build capacity of relevant stakeholders and develop knowledge network on tobacco taxation in order to ensure sustainable tobacco tax policy advocacy and research initiative in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.du.ac.bd/research
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jul 2019

Discredit tobacco industries regarding their mal-governance, ill-tactics, interferences in policymaking and its implementation involving CSOs and citizen groups.

Campaign for Good Governance (SUPRO)

This project aims to investigate the relationship between the Government of Bangladesh and British American Tobacco and advocate for the government’s divestment in BAT.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.supro.org
Start Date: Nov 2018
End Date: Oct 2019

Consortium to Strengthen Tobacco Control Law Regarding Packaging

Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB)

To strengthen packaging and labeling laws by instituting pictorial warnings, strengthen existing warnings and address enforcement mechanisms by mobilizing civil society, media, NGO's and other stakeholders in the drive to modify existing tobacco control laws.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.consumerbd.org
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Aug 2010

Advocacy for Comprehensive Implementation of TC Law in Dhaka City

Dhaka Ahsania Mission

The purpose of the project is to support effective implementation and enforcement of the newly amended tobacco control law in Dhaka city, with a focus on ensuring 100% Smoke Free public places, enforcement of the bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and of sale to and by minors.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Jan 2015

A Step Toward Smoke Free Dhaka City

Dhaka Ahsania Mission

The proposed project will take an important step in making Dhaka City 100% smoke-free, which will be the vision of the project while the current mission will be to achieve some realistic progress towards it.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Dec 2013

Advocacy for comprehensive implementation of tobacco control law in Dhaka City

Dhaka Ahsania Mission

The purpose of the project is to protect nonsmokers living in Dhaka City from exposure to second hand smoke through the establishment of 100% smoke-free indoor environments in the city in light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), its guidelines and the tobacco control Law of Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Feb 2017

Advocacy for mainstreaming and sustainable implementation of Tobacco Control Law and campaign against TI tactics targeting students and youths.

DHAKA AHSANIA MISSION

The purpose of this project is to advocate for the sustainable implementation of the tobacco control law through capacity building and policy advocacy and to monitor and counter industry efforts to undermine tobacco control in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ahsaniamission.org.bd
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jul 2018

Advocacy for mainstreaming, sustainable implementation of Tobacco Control Law & increasing tobacco tax and campaign against TI tactics.

Dhaka Ahsania Mission

The purpose of this project is to advocate for the sustainable implementation and enforcement of the tobacco control law through capacity building and policy advocacy and to counter tobacco industry interference.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ahsaniamission.org.bd
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jul 2019

"Advocacy with national level stakeholders to strengthen implementation of TAPS ban in Bangladesh through institutional directives and strategic litigations "

Environment Council Bangladesh

The purpose of the project is to mobilize key stakeholders for development and issuance of necessary decisions/circulars/orders from relevant bodies to ensure effective implementation of TAPS ban mandated by the amended tobacco control law. Project seeks

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ecbangladesh.org
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Jun 2016

Advocating for and supporting a comprehensive Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship ban in Bangladesh

Environment Council Bangladesh (ECB)

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ecbangladesh.org
Start Date: Nov 2012
End Date: Mar 2015

Implementation of Bans on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship of Tobacco Control Laws of Bangladesh in Barisal Division

Grambangla Unnayan Committee

The overall purpose of this project is to control tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship through implementation of effective enforcement measures in 12 Bangladeshi towns

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.grambanglabd.org
Focus: Ad Bans
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2020

Tobacco and Poverty: research and capacity building

Healthbridge

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jun 2009
End Date: Aug 2011

Raising the stakes on tobacco and poverty: strengthening international engagement in and advocacy on tobacco and poverty issues

Healthbridge

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Sep 2011
End Date: May 2013

Advocacy for Effective Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh Budget 2013-14

Human Development Research Centre

Successfully create policy influence in support of increasing taxes on all tobacco products in such a way that effectively increases prices of all tobacco products significantly to make them less affordable.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.hdrc-bd.com
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Jul 2013

Evidence based advocacy for effective tobacco taxation in Bangladesh.

Human Development Research Centre

The purpose of the project is to advocate for increased tobacco taxes on all tobacco products in such a way that effectively increase prices thereby reducing affordability and creating an impact on consumption. HDRC will generate and use evidence in support of its tax policy recommendations.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.hdrc-bd.com
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Nov 2015

Implement the Tobacco Control Act-2005 to make smokefree public places and transport in five districts of Dhaka Division.

National Anti TB Association of Bangladesh

The project aims to implement the ‘Smoking and use of tobacco products (control) act 2005 and rules 2006, to create smokefree public places and public transport. It will: raise awareness among key stakeholders; build capacity among law enforcers, government administrators, NGOs and CBOs to collaborate and implement the law; monitor and evaluate the law; share experience and expertise with stakeholders.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Mar 2010
End Date: May 2012

Implement the Tobacco Control Act-2005 to make smoke free public places and transports in five districts of Dhaka Division

National Anti TB Association of Bangladesh (NATAB)

The aim of this project is to make public places and transports smoke free in a total of nine districts of Dhaka Division. It builds upon the five districts from an earlier project by adding four new districts. The project will support implementation of the "smoking and using of tobacco products act 2005 and rules 2006". The project will promote awareness of the act and rules and involve responsible authorities and civil society to implement and sustain the smoke free provisions. The project will also support and coordinate capacity building for project personnel and stakeholders, as well as activation of task forces at the district and sub-district levels for implementation, enforcement and monitoring.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: May 2014

Implementing the ‘Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) (Amendment) Act,2005’ in twelve districts of Dhaka Division

National Anti Tuberculosis Association of Bangladesh (NATAB)

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: May 2016

Implementation of TAPS ban laws in Bangladesh through capacity building, effective enforcement and strengthening reporting and monitoring system

National Anti-Tuberculosis Association of Bangladesh (NATAB)

This project aims to control tobacco use through implementing TAPS ban in 12 districts under Dhaka and Mymensingh Divisions in Bangladesh and sensitizing policy makers to take measures to scale up the best practice of the project throughout the country.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://Natabbd.org
Focus: Ad Bans
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Mar 2020

Engaging Physicians in Tobacco Control Advocacy in Bangladesh

National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh

To strengthen and build capacity of the "United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT)," a physicians’ network for tobacco control in Bangladesh," develop an action plan and mobilize the UFAT for policy advocacy towards effective tobacco control initiatives in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Dec 2010
End Date: Jan 2013

United Forum against Tobacco-Mobilizing physicians in tobacco control policy advocacy in Bangladesh

National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh

The project seeks to mobilize the United Forum against Tobacco (UFAT) specifically its physicians in tobacco control policy advocacy in Bangladesh. The project will elevate the level of engagement and capacity of UFAT, and mobilize victims of tobacco along with their physicians to demand for effective tobacco control policies and their immediate implementation in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.nhfbd.org
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Apr 2015

Engaging physicians for tobacco control- formation of a platform for a national policy on tobacco control in Bangladesh

National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh

The purpose of this project is to engage physicians through a network of professional societies in a range of tobacco control interventions, including advocacy for effective implementation of the tobacco control law and adoption of a formal national tobacco control policy in Bangladesh

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.nhf.org.bd
Start Date: May 2015
End Date: Aug 2017

Engaging physicians and civil society for tobacco control policy advocacy and law implementation

NATIONAL HEART FOUNDATION OF BANGLADESH

This project aims to mobilize physician coalitions to strengthen and institutionalize tobacco control at the national level in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.nhf.org.bd
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Nov 2018

Enforcement and amendment of National Tobacco Control Legislation in Bangladesh for full compliance with the FCTC

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The project aims to strengthen the NTCC in order to undertake and lead tobacco control. It will coordinate and strengthen partnerships with ministries and civil society, advocating for amendments to the current tobacco control laws to make them FCTC-compliant. It will develop an action plan for strengthening the implementation of current tobacco control laws, including monitoring and coordination of activities.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Enforcement and amendment of National Tobacco Control Legislation in Bangladesh for full compliance with the FCTC

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The project aims to strengthen the NTCC in order to undertake and lead tobacco control. It will coordinate and strengthen partnerships with ministries and civil society, advocating for amendments to the current tobacco control laws to make them FCTC-compliant. It will develop an action plan for strengthening the implementation of current tobacco control laws, including monitoring and coordination of activities.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Jun 2012

Enforcement and amendment of National Tobacco Control Legislation in Bangladesh and full compliance with the FCTC.

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The goal is to strengthen collaborative efforts and partnership with different ministries and civil society organizations for conforming tobacco control legislation with FCTC recommendations.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

Enforcement and amendment of National Tobacco Control Legislation in Bangladesh full compliance with the FCTC

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The aim of this project is to assure conformance of tobacco control legislation to FCTC recommendations. The project will strengthen the National Tobacco Control Cell to lead tobacco control efforts in Bangladesh. It will support tobacco control legislation consistent with FCTC recommendations. It will also support implementation and enforcement the tobacco control law in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date:

Establishment of effective Tobacco Control program in Bangladesh

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

To ensure sustainable tobacco control in Bangladesh by developing infrastructure and policy implementation plans; To adopt a National Tobacco Control Program, implement article 5.3 of FCTC and institutionalise the National Tobacco Control Cell.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ntcc.gov.bd
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Sep 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Advancing Tobacco Control in Bangladesh through strengthening MPOWER, developing a sustainable National Tobacco Control Program and stopping Tobacco Industry Interference

National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The objective of this project is to ensure sustainable tobacco control in Bangladesh by establishing national and sub-national infrastructure for tobacco control, strengthening WHO FCTC and MPOWER policy provisions, implementing the Tobacco Control Act, and monitoring and preventing tobacco industry interference.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ntcc.gov.bd
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

Earned Media for Tobacco Control in Bangladesh through Enhanced Capacity of Journalists

PROGGA

To consolidate using the Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance the earned media environment and create an even stronger base of media support for important tobacco control policies, including a tobacco control law amendment and higher tobacco taxes.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: May 2012

Earned Media Advocacy to support Tobacco Control Policy initiatives in Bangladesh.

PROGGA

The overall purpose of the project is to further mobilize earned media to support ongoing tobacco control policy initiatives in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: May 2013

Earned Media Advocacy to support Tobacco Control Policy initiatives in Bangladesh

PROGGA

The project aims at greater mobilization of earned media to support strategic policy advocacy goals of the tobacco control movement in Bangladesh through generating useful media coverage on issues related to tobacco control law implementation and tobacco taxation, and countering tobacco industry through strategic use of media to reduce its influence on tobacco control policies. The project will tap into the media resource pool built and fostered during the past three and half years, and will implement project activities based on successes and lessons learned previously.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: May 2014

"Earned Media for Tobacco Control in Bangladesh Through Enhanced Capacity of Journalists "

PROGGA

The project largely aims to mobilize increased earned media coverage to support and strengthen implementation and enforcement of the amended tobacco control law in Bangladesh by leveraging support from sub-national BI grantees, and further building earned media capacity at the sub-national level. It will also generate useful media coverage to advocate for the immediate adoption of the implementing regulations currently on hold and its implementation, reducing tobacco cultivation, and effective tobacco taxation. The project seeks to expose tobacco industry tactics through strategic use of social and formal media to discredit the tobacco industry, and reduce its influence on tobacco control policies.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Earned media for tobacco control in Bangladesh through enhanced capacity of journalists

PROGGA

This project aims to mobilize earned media coverage to support and strengthen the implementation and enforcement of the amended tobacco control law and the rules in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Dec 2016

Earned Media for supporting implementation of Tobacco Control Law, fostering finalization of new policies, and exposing ill tactics of tobacco industry in Bangladesh

PROGGA

This project aims to mobilize earned media coverage to support and strengthen the tobacco control policy, implementation and tax in Bangladesh

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.progga.org
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Dec 2017

Earned Media for supporting implementation of TAPS Law, advocating for stronger tobacco price and tax measures, and exposing tobacco industry ill tactics in Bangladesh

PROGGA

This project aims to use earned media to build public and political support for tobacco control issues at the national and sub-national level

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.progga.org
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2018

Earned Media on tobacco control in Bangladesh through enhanced capacity of journalists.

PROGGA: Pragati Janno Gyan

To earn increased media coverage on tobacco control issues in Bangladesh through facilitating enhanced capacity building of 140 Journalists and establishing a fellowship program on investigative journalism on tobacco control in Bangladesh. It also seeks to evoke healthy competition amongst journalists of both print and electronic media in the country by introducing tobacco control journalism awards.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.progga.org
Start Date: Nov 2009
End Date: May 2011

Tobacco Free Sylhet

Shimantik

To develop and establish 100% smoke and tobacco free environments in Sylhet City Corporation, three district towns and 4 upazila towns (municipalities) of Sylhet Division, Bangladesh by 2012.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Sep 2012

Supporting Effective Implementation and enforcement of Tobacco Control Laws in Sylhet Division.

Shimantik

The purpose of the project is to support relevant government authorities in establishing effective implementation and enforcement systems for the tobacco control law in the proposed working area of Sylhet Division, i.e. Sylhet City Corporation, three district towns (Hobigonj, Moulovibazer and Sunamgonj) and 4 upazila towns/municipalities (Zakigonj, Golapgonj, Balagonj and Madhabpur) by 2016. The project will build on past successes of implementing the tobacco control law in the project areas during the last four years.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Dec 2016

Policy advocacy for effective implementation of Graphic Health Warnings on tobacco products in Bangladesh

Tobacco Control & Research Cell (TCRC), Dhaka International University

To adopt policy advocacy to ensure effective GHW implementation on all tobacco products in Bangladesh; To monitor the GHW implementation and report violations to law enforcement agencies; To undertake policy advocacy to increase the GHW size on all tobacco products.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.diu.ac/tcrc
Focus: Pack Warnings
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Strengthen implementation of Graphic Health Warnings and increase the size of GHW on tobacco products in Bangladesh through advocacy, capacity building and monitoring.

Tobacco Control & Research Cell (TCRC), Dhaka International University

This project aims at 1) Building capacity of enforcement officials and strengthening enforcement mechanism in Bangladesh for graphical health warning labels; 2) increasing the size of current graphic health warning labels from 50% to at least 80% of principal display area of all tobacco including chewing tobacco products and enacting a uniform packaging policy for all tobacco products in Bangladesh.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.diu.ac/tcrc
Focus: Pack Warnings
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Aug 2019

Protecting Women from Tobacco: Advocacy for Better Tobacco Control Policies and Law Amendment through the Anti-Tobacco Women's Alliance

UBINIG (Pvt) Ltd.

The project aims to mobilize women to successfully advocate with Parliament in general- and with female Members of Parliamentarians in particular- for an amendment to the national tobacco control legislation that contains comprehensive tobacco advertising bans and warning labels for smokeless tobacco products.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

"Enabling Tabinaj for effective enforcement of TC law in relation to use of smokeless tobacco products and policy advocacy on supply side "

UBINIG (PVT) Ltd.

This project aims to strengthen and mobilize Tamak Birodhi Nari Jote (TABINAJ), the first and only alliance of women against tobacco in the country, to advocate with relevant authorities for effective implementation and enforcement of the tobacco control law at the national and subnational level.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ubinig.org
Start Date: Jun 2015
End Date: Jun 2016

Strategic advocacy by women's coalition (Tabinaj) for reducing use of tobacco products as an approach to tobacco control

UBINIG (PVT) LTD.

This project aims to reduce smokeless tobacco use in Bangladesh through policy advocacy focused on a comprehensive regulation and an effective tobacco tax on smokeless tobacco

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ubinig.org
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Dec 2017

Advocacy for Adoption of Smokeless Tobacco Strategy and amendment of the TC Law more compliant with FCTC

UBINIG (PVT) Ltd.

This project aims to reduce smokeless tobacco use in Bangladesh through policy advocacy focused on a comprehensive regulation and amendment of the current tobacco control law to address gaps in FCTC compliance.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ubinig.org
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Supporting implementation and enforcement of TC law through the women's network (Tabinaj)

UBINING (PVT) Ltd.

The project aims to strengthen and mobilize the Tamak Birodhi Nari Jote-Tabinaj (Anti-Tobacco Women’s Alliance), the first and only alliance of women against tobacco in the Bangladesh, to support and advocate for effective implementation and enforcement of the newly amended tobacco control law; advocate for revised cultivation policies and increase tobacco taxation.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ubinig.org
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2015

Policy Advocacy for Effective Tax and Price measures on all tobacco products to curb tobacco use in Bangladesh

Unnayan Shamannay

To advocate for more effective tobacco tax policies by conducting policy analysis and research on effective price measures, launching advocacy campaigns targeted towards policy makers and public health officials, lobbying key officials engaged in the adoption of increased tobacco taxes.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.shamunnaybd.org
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Jul 2010

Policy Advocacy for Effective Tax and Price measures on all tobacco products to curb tobacco use in Bangladesh

Unnayan Shamannay

To influence policy makers for more effective tax and price policy measures through necessary policy analysis and advocacy.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.shamunnaybd.org
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: May 2008

Strengthening Bangladeshi tobacco control through GO-NGO cooperation for improved FCTC implementation

WBB Trust

This project aims to strengthen tobacco control in Bangladesh, emphasising FCTC implementation, correct weaknesses in the current law,and increase the role of NGOs in enforcement.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Strengthening Bangladeshi tobacco control through GO-NGO cooperation for improved FCTC implementation

WBB Trust

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control in Bangladesh by: increasing local NGO capacity and networking; improving tobacco control law implementation and enforcement, especially at local level; working towards making the law compliant with FCTC provisions by October 2010. Other aims include maintaining high standards in media work and public information; strengthening partnerships and alliances; and conducting research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Expanding grassroots efforts for stronger law implementation and amendment, 100% smoke-free and tax increase in Bangladesh

WBB Trust

This project aims to strengthen implementation of tobacco control policies, specifically smoke free public places, ad bans, and graphic health warnings. It will accomplish this primarily through partnerships with NGOs for capacity building and community mobilization. Specific objectives are to increase effectiveness of NGOs in monitoring smoke free and ad ban implementation, increase the number of smoke free places, broaden and strengthen the campaign for law amendment and tax increase, and ensuring media coverage and support for these objectives.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2011

Further broadening the tobacco control movement in Bangladesh: a focus on institutions

WBB Trust

The aim of this project is to support government and agencies in the implementation and monitoring of the national tobacco control law. It will promote support for amendments to strengthen the law, and for tax increases. It will also explore linkages between non-communicable diseases, poverty and law. The project will work to strengthen the capacity of network organizations. This includes establishing a resource centre at WBB for use by government, NGOs, journalists and others.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

Strengthen collaboration among Government-NGO-CSOs to support tobacco control law amendment & regulations and implementation

WBB Trust

The aim of this project is to strengthen and expand the existing network in tobacco control focusing on the national tobacco control law’s amendment and implementation, with special emphasis on smoke free policy. As a resource centre for tobacco control, the project will provide technical advice and strengthen public support on the law amendment and related rules notification. It will continue fostering collaboration for effective implementation of the law. The project will also support the government to incorporate tobacco control into NCD strategy. The project will also work with government, NGOs and CSOs to implement policy on FCTC Article 5.3. to protect tobacco control policies from tobacco industry interference.

Country: Bangladesh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

Strengthen a multi-sectoral approach into tobacco control in Bangladesh.

WBB Trust

This project aims to create guidelines for the development of a sustainable funding mechanism for tobacco control and health promotion in Bangladesh using the new 1% health surcharge on tobacco products. It will engage multiple sectors and stakeholders in order to pass the guidelines, strengthen implementation of the tobacco control law and Article 5.3, and monitor tobacco industry activities.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Jan 2016

Revising the Guangzhou tobacco control regulation and strengthening law enforcement to build 100% smoke-free environment

WBB Trust

To support the adoption and implementation of a a sustainable funding mechanism policy; Monitor and promote successful FCTC Article 5.3 implementation; Further develop Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance (BATA) capacity.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Approach: Legislation - passage
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Jul 2017

Strengthening implementation of MPOWER policy in Bangladesh

WBB Trust

Submit an evaluation on the effectiveness of current MPOWER policies, proposing opportunities to address policy gaps and establish monitoring and evaluations systems to policy and decision makers. Build awareness on the need for a National Strategic Plan of Action on Tobacco Control to government agencies, NGOs, civil society, professional organizations and the media.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: May 2017

Preparation of draft revised tobacco control law for Bangladesh

Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust

To draft stronger tobacco control law ammendments, address weaknesses in the existing law, and ensure that Bangladesh meets the legal requirements under the FCTC in close collaboration with the National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC) and relevant Ministries.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.wbbtrust.org
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: May 2009

Advancing tobacco control in Bangladesh through raising tobacco taxes, strengthening TAPS ban, stopping TII and developing a National Tobacco Control Program.

Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust

This project will strengthen existing nationwide tobacco control movement, through stakeholder responses for MPOWER policies and developing a national tobacco control program (NTCP) with dedicated government budget.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.wbbtrust.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Mar 2019

Promoting Smoke Free Local Government and Public Market Institutions in Chittagong Division

Young Power in Social Action

To promote smoke and tobacco free local government and public spaces within Chittagong Division in Bangladesh, by advocating for smoke free institutional policies and practices in Chittagong City Coorporation and 3 districts of Cox Bazaar, Comilla and Feni.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: www.ypsa.org
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Mar 2011

Promoting Smoke Free Local Government and Public Spaces in Chittagong Division

Young Power in Social Action (YPSA)

YPSA within the second phase of their smoke-free places project intends to replicate best practices in 4 working areas in 7 additional districts of Chittagong Divisions. The broad strategies of the project are to conduct advocacy with the local government through establishing smoke free civil society coalitions for institutional smoke free policies for local government and strengthen the enforcement and practice of the policies.

Country: Bangladesh
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Promoting Smoke Free Local Government and Public Spaces in Chittagong Division

Young Power in Social Action (YPSA)

The project seeks to uphold the principles of FCTC in the tobacco control policy process in Bangladesh and institutionalize best practices of local government in establishing 100% smoke free environments across the country.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ypsa.org
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Apr 2015

Promoting Smoke Free Local Government and Public Spaces in Bangladesh

Young Power in Social Action (YPSA)

The purpose of this project is to advocate for strengthen the implementation of the Tobacco Control Law and Rules-- by local administrations and law enforcing bodies-- and institutionalize the best practices for smoke-free implementation by local government bodies in Chittagong.

Country: Bangladesh
Website: http://www.ypsa.org
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Jul 2017

Bolivia

Strengthening Tobacco Control for a Tobacco-Free Bolivia

EMPODERATE BOLIVIA LIBRE DE TABACO WITH INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION

FIC Bolivia will build a coalition of governmental and non-governmental organizations that support a FCTC-compliant national tobacco control law.

Country: Bolivia
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Jul 2017

Enforcing the FCTC in Bolivia: promoting the new Tobacco Law and generating studies to further FCTC implementation

FUNDACION INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZON BOLIVIA (FIC BOLIVIA) AND INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION, INC (IAHF)

Alongside civil society and academia, FIC Bolivia will support efforts by lawmakers to comply with the FCTC.

Country: Bolivia
Website: http://www.ficbolivia.com
Start Date: Jul 2018
End Date: Jun 2019

Promoting Public Tobacco Control: To Approve National Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policies

FUNDACION INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZON BOLIVIA (FIC BOLIVIA) AND INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION, INC (IAHF)

Working together with civil society, FIC Bolivia will support efforts for Bolivia’s comprehensive tobacco control bill.

Country: Bolivia
Website: www.interamericanheart.org
Start Date: Jul 2017
End Date: Jul 2018

Bosnia

'Tobacco Free Bosnia and Herzegovina: promotion and creation of smoke free spaces'

PROGRESSIVE REINFORCEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS (PROI)

The project will support the Association "Progressive Reinforcement of Organizations and Individuals" (PROI) to promote the adoption of FCTC compliant policies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) as well as partner with civil society organizations and the government in Republika Srpska (RS) to initiate adoption of similar policies in that region.

Country: Bosnia
Website: http://www.ugproi.com
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Feb 2018

Brazil

Toward Comprehensive TAPs Policy in Brazil: Closing the POS Gap

Associação Brasileira de Estudos do Álcool e outras Drogras (ABEAD)

This project will increase awareness about the harmful effects of point-of-sale tobacco advertising among key decision makers in Brazil and expand public support to achieve a Brazil-wide ban on point-of-sale tobacco product marketing.

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Nov 2010
End Date: Jan 2012

Toward Comprehensive TAPs Policy in Brazil: Closing the POS Gap

Associação Brasileira de Estudos do Álcool e outras Drogras (ABEAD)

This project aims to bring greater awareness of the newly authorized ban on tobacco advertising promotion, sponsorship and point of sale, and to support proper implementation of the new law.

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Dec 2012

Campaign for higher cigarette prices and taxes in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

To raise the real price of Brazilian cigarettes by promoting increases in tobacco taxes and instituting a strategic plan to combat illicit trade.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Aug 2009

Undertake public interest litigation to affect tobaco control policy change in Brazil and create and make available litigation resource materials through ACT’s website for lawyers, judges, and members of the public.

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

To support tobacco control policy change through public interest litigation. Brazil's existing tobacco control laws are generally strong, but gaps remain. Recent court decisions suggest that the tide may be turning slightly in Brazil in favor of tobacco control litigation. This project will support hiring a local attorney to bring public interest litigation in front of Brazilian courts.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Jan 2008
End Date: Jan 2009

Campaign to ban point of sale marketing in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

To reduce or eliminate the main forms of tobacco industry marketing that still exist in Brazil, particularly point-of-sale advertising and product displays.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Dec 2008

Clean air in Brazilian bars, restaurants, night clubs and bingos in seven major capitals

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

To achieve 100% smoke-free restaurants, bars, bingo halls and nightclubs in seven major Brazilian capitals (João Pessoa, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Brasilia).

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Strengthening the institutional capacity of ACT to leverage, support and monitor tobacco control measures in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

Projects to strengthen the institutional capacity of ACT to leverage support and monitor tobacco control measures in Brazil; build, develop and implement strategic advocacy campaigns in Brazil by consolidating the role of the NGO network as an important player and ensuring meaningful participation; achieve 100% smoke-free restaurants, bars, bingo halls and nightclubs in seven major Brazilian capitals (João Pessoa, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Brasilia)

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Sep 2009

Campaign to ban POS (point of sale) marketing in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

Project to support an increase in the real price of Brazilian cigarettes by promoting increases in tobacco taxes and instituting a strategic plan to combat illicit trade; and to achieve a Brazil-wide ban on tobacco product displays and advertising on tobacco products at point of sale. Its strategy will involve: (1) arguing that such marketing restrictions are constitutional; (2) convincing decision makers and the public that such marketing is a significant public health problem.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Focus: Ad Bans
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Oct 2010

Strengthening the institutional capacity of ACT to leverage, support and monitor tobacco control measures in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

Project to increase civil society capacity to facilitate adoption and implementaiton of key tobacco control measures at the federal, state and municipal levels, continuing the work of previous BI grants. It will involve promoting 100% smokefree environments at all levels of government, as well as achieving more effective restrictions on tobacco marketing, particuarly at point of sale.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.actbr.org.br
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Advocating for banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) at the federal, state and local levels in Brazil.

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

To advocate for full FCTC implementation in Brazil by strengthening the role of organized civil society in tobacco control, with a particular focus on advocating for banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAP) at the federal, state, and local levels.

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Jul 2013

Strengthening the institutional capacity of ACT to leverage, support and monitor tobacco control measures in Brazil

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

The aim of this project is to maintain and improve key tobacco regulations in Brazil, and will specifically address effective implementation of FCTC Article 8. Building upon the Union-funded projects, this project will promote 100% smoke-free environments at all levels of government. Implementation and enforcement of current smoke-free legislations across the country will also be a focus. The project will develop and deliver effective capacity building activities in support of smoke-free environments, enhance mobilization efforts and increase the effectiveness of campaigns and communication materials. It will also produce and disseminate legal and economic papers and documents in support of smoke-free laws.

Country: Brazil
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Advocating for banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) at the federal, state and local levels in Brazil

Associação De Controle Do Tabagismo, Promoção Da Saúde E Dos Direitos Humanos

ACT Brazil will advocate for effective, strong, and FCTC-compliant tobacco control policies in Brazil.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Apr 2015

Tobacco Industry Accountability Project

Associação De Controle Do Tabagismo, Promoção Da Saúde E Dos Direitos Humanos

ACT Brazil will mobilize new tobacco control partners within a coalition group specializing in accountability and transparency work in Brazil.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Apr 2015

Supporting the effectiveness and implementation of the National tobacco control law and ensuring the entry into force and maintenance of Anvisa’s additives ban

Associação de Controle do Tabagismo, Promoção da Saúde e dos Direitos Humanos

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Mar 2015

Strengthening Civil Society Participation and Oversight in Tobacco Control Policies in Brazil

Associação De Controle Do Tabagismo, Promoção Da Saúde E Dos Direitos Humanos

This project aims to strengthen civil society participation and oversight for effective tobacco control policies in Brazil through transparent, sustainable and impactful advocacy .

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: May 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Campaigning for tobacco taxes, plain packaging and tobacco industry liability

ASSOCIAÇÃO DE CONTROLE DO TABAGISMO, PROMOÇÃO DA SAÚDE E DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS

Through this grant ACT Brazil will advocate for tobacco taxes, press for comprehensive tobacco control legislation, create space for FCTC-compliant laws and regulations, and encourage 100% smoke-free implementation at the state and local levels.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Dec 2017

Advocating for Brazilian Tobacco Control: Towards Comprehensive Tobacco Control Legislation, Regulation, and Tobacco Taxes

ASSOCIAÇÃO DE CONTROLE DO TABAGISMO, PROMOÇÃO DA SAÚDE E DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS – ACT PROMOÇÃO DA SAÚDE

ACT Health Promotion will advocate for comprehensive, FCTC-compliant tobacco control laws, regulations, and policies.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.actbr.org.br
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

Strengthening Tobacco Growers Participation and Understanding of Effective Implementation of the FCTC in Brazil

DESER - Departamento de Estudos Sócio-Econômicos Rurais

This project aims to raise the capacity of farmers to participate in the national tobacco control debate and to proactively advocate for tobacco control policies in Brazil regarding additives and advertising, promotion, and display at the point of sale.

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Mobilizing Brazilian civil society organizations, farmers, tobacco growers and lawmakers to support the actions and interests of the tobacco growers and the tobacco control community

DESER - Departamento de Estudos Sócio-Econômicos Rurais

DESER will work with and will mobilize Brazilian civil society organizations, farmers, tobacco growers and lawmakers to generate and highlight support for FCTC-compliant tobacco control policies.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.deser.org.br
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Apr 2014

Promoting and Defending FCTC-Compliant Tobacco Control Policies In Tobacco-Growing Regions

DESER - Departamento De Estudos Sócio-Econômicos Rurais

DESER will continue to collaborate with civil society, tobacco farmers, public health advocates and government leaders on the interface between tobacco cultivation and tobacco control policies in order to support the implementation of FCTC-compliant policies and laws that foster the health and economic well-being of family farmers.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.deser.org.br
Start Date: May 2014
End Date:

Promoting Smoke Free Environments

Instituto Nacional de Câncer

The project aims to improve the Brazilian smoke free legislation and the national compliance of it by strengthening the language of smoke free Federal Law and establishing mechanisms to ensure compliance.

Country: Brazil
Website: www.inca.gov.br
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: Mar 2010

Improving smoke free legislation in Brazil

Instituto Nacional de Cancer

The aim of the project is to assure 100% smoke free public places by promoting amendment of the current federal law in order to eliminate designated smoking areas in enclosed places. It will provide technical assistance and advice on best practices to policy-makers, moblilize the media and encourage 100% smoke free policies at the State and local level.

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Sep 2010
End Date: Dec 2012

Empowering priority areas of the National Tobacco Control Policy in Brazil

Instituto Nacional de Câncer (National Cancer Institute)

Country: Brazil
Start Date: Oct 2013
End Date: Sep 2014

Promoting sustainability of tobacco control policies and furthering FCTC implementation in Brazil

Instituto Nacional de Câncer (National Cancer Institute)

To promote tobacco control policy sustainability and further FCTC implementation in Brazil; establish a tax-based mechanism to fund TC activities; Support and monitor laws on tobacco plain-packaging and ban point of sale displays; and support implementation of national regulation to ban cigarette additives.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.inca.gov.br
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2017

Strengthening FCTC/MPOWER implementation in Brazil

National Cancer Institute José Alencar Gomes da Silva (INCA) / Ministry of Health

This project aims to close the MPOWER policy gap with the WHO FCTC in Brazil through tax and non-tax sustainability measures including plain packaging of tobacco products, full TAPS ban including point-of-sale exhibition, and increased civil society participation in policy making and monitoring.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www2.inca.gov.br/wps/wcm/connect/inca/portal/home?orig=inca
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

E-learning program to promote tobacco control activities for health inspectors in service throughout the Brazilian territory.

Oswaldo Cruz Foundation -- FIOCRUZ/ Executive Secretariat of the Open University of Brazil's National Health System

The aim of this project is to enable health inspectors to carry out monitoring and enforcement actions that contribute to the compliance of tobacco control interventions such as the ban on TAPS, SFE and tobacco product regulations. The project will develop and provide a comprehensive training program for health inspectors responsible for the enforcement of tobacco control interventions in Brazil. This includes design and development of on on-line training program, production, management and delivery of the e-learning program to health inspectors, training at least 1,000 health inspectors through the learning platform, production of a job aid for inspectors of standards and protocols based on documents and other materials used by ANVISA, and compilation and availability of an extensive digital library with selected documents.

Country: Brazil
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Jun 2015

Protect and strengthen Tobacco Control Policies in Brazil

Oswaldo Cruz Foundation -- FIOCRUZ/ Executive Secretariat of the Open University of Brazil's National Health System

The overall purpose of the project is to protect and strengthen tobacco control policy infrastructure in Brazil by updating capacities for enforcing regulations and monitoring industry interference countrywide. It focuses on two major strategies: updating training of Brazilian health inspectors on tobacco control and monitoring tobacco industries strategies.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.unasus.gov.br/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Oct 2016

Protect and strengthen Tobacco Control Policies in Brazil

Oswaldo Cruz Foundation -- FIOCRUZ/ Executive Secretariat of the Open University of Brazil's National Health System

Protect tobacco control policies, through the surveillance of evidence collected by Fiocruz/CETAB`s tobacco industry observatory. Information on industry interference will be distributed to legislators, policy makers, civil society and the media in order to strengthen Brazil’s commitment to 5.3 and encourage the implementation of 5.3 guidelines within the Ministry of Health.

Country: Brazil
Website: http://www.unasus.gov.br/
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Oct 2018

Bulgaria

Bring Back the Ban: Civil society coalition for media advocacy and tobacco-free law enforcement in Bulgaria

ADRA Bulgaria

The aim of this project is to reinstate the total legislative ban on tobacco smoking in closed public places Bulgaria and to foster public awareness and participation in enforcement of the law. Through personal and public communication strategies, and through coalition-building efforts, the project will restore political and public support for the reinstatement and effective implementation of the law. Effective enforcement of the law will be strengthened by creating a mechanism for citizen engagement. The project will also monitor the tobacco industry's efforts in order to limit interference with the law and its enforcement.

Country: Bulgaria
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Patching policy loopholes - Advocacy for a comprehensive ban of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and amending smoke-free laws in Bulgaria

Smoke-Free Life Coalition

To achieve legislative changes to implement comprehensive TAPS ban; To work towards improved implementation and enforcement of the existing 100% smokefree law; To monitor and expose the tobacco industry’s activities; To gain public, media and policy support for the Smokefree and TAPS policies.

Country: Bulgaria
Website: http://www.coalicia.bezdim.org; www.bezdim.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Feb 2017

Building political will for complete TAPS ban in Bulgaria

Smoke-Free Life Coalition

This project aims to introduce a comprehensive TAPS ban in Bulgaria through building political and public support.

Country: Bulgaria
Website: http://www.coalicia.bezdim.org; www.bezdim.org
Focus: Ad Bans
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Sep 2018

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

Cambodia

Media Awareness and Advocacy Project in Cambodia

Cambodia Movement for Health

To build media awareness on tobacco control policies and the FCTC; to mobilize media agencies/organizations to prioritize tobacco control, to advocate for the ratification of the National Law on Tobacco Control and for FCTC compliance; to launch a media advocacy campaign on tobacco control, consisting of television, radio, newspapers, and magazines.

Country: Cambodia
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Advocacy for the Passage of Law on Tobacco Control

Cambodia Movement for Health

The project aims to speed up the process of passing the draft law on tobacco control and to implement the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

Country: Cambodia
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Jun 2011

Advocacy for Tobacco Control Policy Development and its Implementation

Cambodia Movement for Health

This project seeks to advocate for development of tobacco control regulations in line with FCTC, and to assist the Government of Cambodia in the implementation and enforcement of existing tobacco control regulations.

Country: Cambodia
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

Advocacy for passage and enforcement of tobacco control policies in Cambodia

Cambodia Movement for Health

The project seeks to advocate for development of tobacco control regulations in line with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), and to assist the Government of Cambodia in the implementation and enforcement of existing tobacco control regulations.

Country: Cambodia
Start Date: Feb 2014
End Date: Apr 2015

Effectively implementing the Law on Tobacco Control

Cambodia Movement for Health

The overall purpose of the project is to implement the Law on Tobacco Control in the most effective way by developing comprehensive regulations required by the law, advocating for effective mechanisms, and widely disseminating the law and regulations.

Country: Cambodia
Start Date: May 2015
End Date: Oct 2016

Advocacy for Effective Enforcement of the Law on Tobacco Control and its regulations

CAMBODIA MOVEMENT FOR HEALTH

The overall purpose of the project is to advocate for effective implementation and enforcement of the Law on Tobacco Control and its regulations by speeding up the development of regulations related to the establishment of tobacco control inspectors and their roles and responsibilities.

Country: Cambodia
Website: http://www.cmhcambodia.org
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Dec 2018

Curbing tobacco use in Cambodia

National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP)

This project proposes to reduce the use of tobacco products in Cambodia through strengthening tobacco control measures including enlarging the size of pictorial warning, raising tobacco tax, enhancing the enforcement of tobacco control laws, as well as preventing industry interference.

Country: Cambodia
Website: http://www.nchp.gov.kh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Sub-National Tobacco Control Empowerment

National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP)

The purpose of this project is to promote sub-national tobacco control work through capacity building, enforcement, and monitoring.

Country: Cambodia
Website: http://www.nchp.gov.kh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2020

Warn danger of tobacco use by implementing a 90% pictorial health warning in Cambodia

National Center for Health Promotion, MOH

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

Enacting regulations and establishing implementation mechanisms to effectively implement the new tobacco control legislation

National Center for Health Promotion, MOH

This project aims to implement and enforce the Tobacco Control Law by creating necessary support legislation indicated in the Law. This grant will focus on implementation and enforcement of the sub-Decree on PHW. It will also focus on the formulation, implementation and enforcement of sub-decrees regarding TAPS, smokefree environments, policy inspection and monitoring, and licensing of tobacco products.

Country: Cambodia
Website: http://www.nchp.gov.kh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Oct 2016

Tobacco Control in Cambodia – from Policy to Actions

National Center for Health Promotion, MOH

Establish comprehensive tobacco control program including raising tobacco tax to 70% and establishing a health promotion fund.

Country: Cambodia
Website: http://www.nchp.gov.kh
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Nov 2017

Legal Support for tobacco control policy development and its enactment in Cambodia.

SK & P Cambodia Law Group

The purpose of the project is to provide legal technical support for the development of tobacco control legislations and their enactment in Cambodia. SK & P Law group will work closely with the various government departments and with NGO Cambodia Movement

Country: Cambodia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: Dec 2012

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

Chile

Smokefree Chile

Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health

The aim of this project is to to ensure the modification and enhanced implementation of Chile´s national legislation to be consistent with FCTC requirements and recommendations, with a primary emphasis on 100% smoke-free public places and workplaces. The project will demonstrate that the current law is not effective, build strategic networks and alliances to provide support for 100% tobacco smoke-free legislation, generate legislative consensus to change the current law and promote its amendment, passage, and effective implementation.

Country: Chile
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: May 2013

Strengthening implementation of FCTC in Chile

Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health

The aim of this project is to strengthen implementation of FCTC in Chile by introducing key improvements in the tobacco control legislation. The project seeks to implement a plain packaging policy and increase the size of pictorial warnings. It will work to ban the display of cigarette packages and restrict retail displays in points of sale. The project will provide the enforcement agency with full authority to impose appropriate sanctions and ensure that the inspections procedures are effective. Regional agencies responsible for the monitoring and inspection of tobacco control policies will be entitled to take actions and impose sanctions when violations occur.

Country: Chile
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Smoke-Free Chile: Building Policy Support for 100% Smoke-Free Environments

Fundación Educación Popular en Salud (EPES)

Systematic civil support to advance legislation supporting 100% smokefree environments in Chile.

Country: Chile
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Smoke-Free Chile: Building Legislative and Public Support for 100% Smoke-Free Environments

Fundación Educación Popular en Salud (EPES)

Building legislative and public support for a 100% national smoke-free environment in Chile.

Country: Chile
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Apr 2013

Smoke-Free Chile: Building Legislative and Public Support for 100% Smoke-Free Environments

FUNDACIÓN EDUCACIÓN POPULAR EN SALUD (EPES)

EPES will work closely with civil society, national and subnational government offices, and two local communities on the implementation and monitoring of Chile’s tobacco law as it relates to smoke-free environments and advertisement, promotion, and sponsorship.

Country: Chile
Website: http://www.chilelibredetabaco.cl
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: May 2014

Building Legislative and Citizen Support for Higher Taxes to Address Chile's Tobacco Epidemic

Fundación Educación Popular En Salud (EPES)

Fundación EPES will focus on tobacco taxation, smoke-free implementation, and tobacco advertising, sponsorship, and promotion ban implementation.

Country: Chile
Website: http://www.chilelibredetabaco.cl
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Civil society support actions for new tobacco control measures enacted in Chile: plain packaging and prohibition of additives

FUNDACIÓN EDUCACIÓN POPULAR EN SALUD (EPES)

Fundación EPES will focus on supporting Chilean tobacco control initiatives.

Country: Chile
Website: http://www.chilelibredetabaco.cl
Start Date: Aug 2015
End Date: Dec 2015

China

Research in Tobacco Control Legislation and Enforcement Model in Beijing

Beijing Association for Smoking and Health

Beijing Association for Smoking and Health (BASH) in cooperation with Beijing Patriotic Health Campaign Committee (BPHCC) aim to develop a “Beijing Smoke Free Regulation” in line with the spirit of FCTC and raise the public awareness of the harm of secondhand smoke as well as the smoking ban in public places.

Country: China
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Dec 2014

Propaganda and training "Regulations of smoking control in Beijing".

Beijing Association for Smoking and Health

This project aims to promote the implementation of Regulations of Smoking Control in Beijing, effective on June 1, 2016, by improving the public awareness of tobacco harm, enhancing the compliance capacity of venue operators and strengthening the enforcement capacity of officials.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Mar 2017

Improve the accuracy of the enforcement of Beijing TC law by strengthening volunteer capacity building and public participation

BEIJING ASSOCIATION FOR SMOKING AND HEALTH

The project aims to improve the enforcement of Beijing Tobacco Control Law by strengthening volunteer capacity building and public participation.

Country: China
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Jun 2017

Use Beijing’s experience to support the development and enforcement of tobacco control policies in Beijing-Hebei-Tianjin Region

BEIJING CENTER FOR DISEASES PREVENTION AND CONTROL

This project aims to support the development and enforcement of tobacco control policies in Beijing-Hebei-Tianjin Region.

Country: China
Website: http://www.bjcdc.org
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2018

Protecting Children from Tobacco-Related Injury

Beijing Children's Legal Aid and Research Center

This project will build Beijing Children's Legal Aid as a professional Chinese tobacco free advocacy organization and support its legal professional network and other civil society stakeholders to promote tobacco control policy change.

Country: China
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Mar 2014

Tobacco control program for public interest lawyers

Beijing Impact Law Firm

This project aims to promote and organize a network of public interest lawyers from various fields to participate in tobacco control legal actions.

Country: China
Website: www.bjimpact.org
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Mar 2014

Tobacco control program for public interest lawyers

Beijing Impact Law Firm

The purpose of the project is to promote implementation of FCTC by monitoring implementation of tobacco control policies .

Country: China
Website: www.bjimpact.org
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Aug 2015

Tobacco control program for public interest lawyers

BEIJING IMPACT LAW FIRM

The purpose of the project is to promote and organize lawyers in the relevant fields to effectively participate in tobacco control policy development and actions.

Country: China
Website: www.bjimpact.org
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Tobacco control program for public interest lawyers

BEIJING IMPACT LAW FIRM

The purpose of the project is to promote and organize lawyers in the relevant fields to effectively participate in tobacco control policy development and actions.

Country: China
Website: www.bjimpact.org
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Jun 2018

Tobacco control program for public interest lawyers

Beijing Impact Law Firm

Amplify and strengthen a national network of tobacco control sensitized public interest lawyers in China.

Country: China
Website: www.bjimpact.org
Start Date: Jul 2018
End Date: Jun 2019

Mass Media and Health Education Campaign supporting the Tobacco-Free Olympic Games and Cities

Beijing Municipal Health Bureau

This project aims to inform and educate Olympic stakeholders and the public about the tobacco-free policy of the Games. It aims to raise awareness of the health effects of tobacco and support compliance.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Oct 2009

Support the implementation of Beijing tobacco control legislation.

BEIJING TOBACCO CONTROL ASSOCIATION

The project aims to support the implementation of Beijing SF legislation through integrating the "Map of Beijing Tobacco control" into the smart city grid management mechanism of Beijing

Country: China
Website: http://www.bjtca.org.cn/
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Social mobilization and media advocacy during the enforcement of smoke free policy in Shanghai

Children's Hospital, Fudan University

Social mobilization and media advocacy during the enforcement of smoke free policy in Shanghai

Country: China
Website: http://www.fudan.edu.cn
Start Date: Jun 2018
End Date: May 2019

Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2009-2010

China Health Education Center

To raise the media coverage of tobacco control within the general public of China, and to promote the implementation of the May 2009 decision on smoke-free healthcare facilities, through a series of media activities including media workshop, media works selection, newspaper columns, an online forums.

Country: China
Start Date: Apr 2010
End Date: Mar 2011

Tobacco Control Government Stakeholder Mapping & Price and Taxation Mechanisms

China Research Center for Public Policy

The project aims to map the tobacco industry landscape and identify the most effective tax and price mechanisms for reducing tobacco use in China. 

Country: China
Website: http://www.crcpp.org/
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Oct 2013

Promoting Central Legislation of china

China Univerisity of Political Science and Law

The purpose of the project is to assess the compliance "Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" (FCTC) in China and advocate for passage of TC related legislation's.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Jun 2016

Law Clinic of Tobacco Control of China University of Political Science and Law

China University of Political Science and Law

This project aims to strengthen legal capacity for tobacco control in China by establishing a tobacco law clinic at one of China's leading law schools. The clinic will provide an outstanding group of graduate students with hands-on training in tobacco control law and effective participation in the legislative process for tobacco control.

Country: China
Start Date: Aug 2010
End Date: Jul 2011

Further Enhance the Tobacco Control Law Clinic of CUPL

China University of Political Science and Law

The project aims to strengthen legal capacity for tobacco control in China by further enhancing a law clinic at one of China's leading law schools. The clinic will provide top graduate students with tobacco control training and participation in the legislative process for tobacco control, as well as catalyze campaigns to make China's largest law school campus smoke-free.

Country: China
Start Date: Sep 2011
End Date: Aug 2012

To Promote the Tobacco Control Legislation

China University of Political Science and Law

This project aims to conduct evidence-based public health and administrative law research, draft laws, technical assistance and outreach to key government and party officials in China that results in FCTC-compliant legislation. This project also aims to mobilize law-making/policy-making departments, government officials, and legal professionals to support tobacco control related law-makings at both the central level and local level.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Jan 2013

Tobacco Control Capacity Building for High Level Leading Cadres Studying in CAG to Promote Implementation of FCTC in China

Chinese Academy of Governance

This project aims to raise awareness of tobacco control among leading cadres at the ministerial level and department level in Chinese government; promote understanding of—and concrete support for- more comprehensive implementation of FCTC in China; and establish a model, smoke-free campus at the Chinese Academy of Governance.

Country: China
Website: http://www.nsa.gov.cn
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Establishing 20 Smokefree Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Hospitals

Chinese Association on Chinese Medicine

The project aims to protect the health of TCM staff, patients, and visitors from exposure to toabcco smoke and to increase the number of staff and patients quitting smoking

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Sep 2009
End Date: Aug 2011

Accelerate incorporation of specific smokefree hospital requirements into TCM hospital management policy, promote 100% smokefree environment in all TCM hospitals

Chinese Association on Chinese Medicine

The aim of this project is to promote to the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine to amend or issue (traditional Chinese medicine) TCM hospital management policy to be 100% smoke free in fulfilment of FCTC obligations. CACM will provide information and technical support SATCM agencies in developing and implementing smoke free policies; strengthen the tobacco control capacity of TCM and CACM personnel; establish a CACM resource centre serving TCM hospitals and; magnify and highlight the tobacco control role of well-known TCM doctors.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Tobacco Control Advocacy

Chinese Association on Tobacco Control

The purpose of this project is to use the social influence of celebrities to advocate for the public to adopt healthy life styles--defined as not smoking-- and demand not to be exposed to secondhand smoke, in order to further increase government officials’ support for policies to promote tobacco control.

Country: China
Start Date: Jun 2010
End Date: Aug 2010

Overcoming obstacles to meaningful FCTC implementation mechanisms in China: exploring ways to address the conflict of interest in the current tobacco control mechanism and accelerate tobacco control

CHINESE ASSOCIATION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

The project aims to advance tobacco control progress in China by exploring options to address the conflict of interest in the FCTC implementation mechanism and the role of STMA in tobacco control.

Country: China
Website: www.catcprc.org.cn
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: Aug 2013

Promoting Smoke-Free Environments

Chinese Association on Tobacco Control

The project aims to promote the passage of FCTC-compliant national smoke-free policy and law that bans TAPS in China, carry out successful advocacy on behalf of tobacco control, and develop supporters for the policies at the national level as well as the local level.

Country: China
Website: http://www.catcprc.org.cn/
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Dec 2015

Promoting the passage of FCTC-complaint national smoke-free policy and TAPS bans

CHINESE ASSOCIATION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

The project aims to promote the passage of FCTC-complaint national smoke-free policy and implementation of TAPS bans by mobilizing the effort of top-ranking government officials and creating social consensus.

Country: China
Website: http://www.catcprc.org.cn/
Start Date: Jan 2016
End Date: Feb 2018

Enhancing tobacco control capacity in all sectors of the community, and promoting the national tobacco control legislation

Chinese Association on Tobacco Control

This project aims to promote the adoption and implementation of MPOWER policies in China.

Country: China
Website: http://catcprc.org.cn/index.aspx?language=en
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Mar 2019

Seminar on tobacco package labeling and warnings in Beijing

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to bring experts together in a seminar on tobacco package labelling and warnings in Beijing

Country: China
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: Dec 2008

Strengthen the National Tobacco Control Office and to support its efforts to promote the creation of 100% smoke-free environments and move towards a smoke-free China

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to strengthen the China CDC National Tobacco Control Office and support its efforts in creating a smokefree China. It aims to create 100% smokefree environments in 7-10 selected provincial cities. It will increase public awareness of the need for smokefree laws via mass media campaigns. The national, provincial and city tobacco control networks will be strengthened.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.net.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jun 2009
End Date: Mar 2012

To increase the rate of smoke-free environments in Olympic/ Para-Olympic cities in mainland China

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

This project aims to improve and implement smokefree policies in Olympic cities, to increase public awareness of the health effects of tobacco, to change behaviour among continuing smokers, to increase quit rates and to ensure that all Olympic venues are 100% smokefree.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.net.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Jan 2009

Strengthen the capacity building of the National Office of Tobacco Control in China CDC

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to strengthen the China CDC National Tobacco Control Office and support its efforts to promote the creation of 100% smoke free environments and move towards a smoke free China. The project will promote national and local tobacco control legislation, including 100% smoke free environments in project cities. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of tobacco control legislation.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Mar 2014

Media Communication for Smoke-free Cities

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This project aims to strengthen smoke-free implementation and enforcement in cities that passed smoke-free laws and policies.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Mar 2015

Strengthening capacity building of the National Office of Tobacco Control in China CDC, Phase 3

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to build on the achievements of the previous two phases, to further strengthen the competence of the China CDC Tobacco Control Office, and to promote national smoke-free environment legislation and its implementation. The project will strengthen capacity building of the China CDC Tobacco Control Office, promote smokefree legislation and enforcement and the creation of 100% smoke-free environments. It will utilize media communication and social mobilization The project will assess the impact of tobacco control interventions by developing and applying best-practice evaluation methods.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Tianjin, China (Phase III)

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

Through coordination and provision of technical assistance China CDC Tobacco Control office shall support six Chinese municipalities/provincial capitals/special administrative municipalities to carry out tobacco control activities. In each individual city, the project shall strengthen the capacity of local implementation institution in tobacco control and move towards a 100% smoke free environment while supporting and building towards other measures required under WHO-FCTC.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Oct 2016

Promoting 100% Smokefree Legislation and 100% Smokefree Indoor Environments in Lanzhou, P.R. China (Phase III)

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

This project aims to strengthen implementation of the Lanzhou Public Places Tobacco Control Regulations and minimize exposure to second-hand smoke in public places. It will build capacity of local tobacco control institutions, develop the tobacco control network and promote the creation of 100% smoke-free environments in public and work places.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Shenzhen, China (Phase III)

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to facilitate the implementation and enforcement of the local smokefree law, creating a city-wide 100% smokefree environment. The project will strengthen capacity of the tobacco control network and enforcement agencies, create public awareness of smoking and second-hand smoke harm and evaluate the impact of tobacco control interventions.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Promoting 100% Smokefree Legislation and 100% Smokefree Indoor Environments in Harbin, P.R. China (Phase III)

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

This project aims to improve implementation of the Regulations for Preventing Harm of Second-Hand Smoke of Harbin City and create 100% smoke-free environments. It will strengthen the capacity of the various government agencies involved in implementation and raise public awareness of the law through media campaigns.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Media Communication for Smoke-free Cities

CHINESE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

This project aims to strengthen smoke-free implementation and enforcement in cities that passed smoke-free laws and policies.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Start Date: Jan 2016
End Date: Apr 2018

Development of Draft Proposal and Promotion of the National Health Promotion Law of the People’s Republic of China

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

To draft and promote National Health Promotion Law of the People’s Republic of China. Build a legislative network for the National Health Promotion Law and establish a core legislative research team to analyse domestic and overseas legislations and produce a research report.

Country: China
Website: http://www.chinacdc.cn
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Tobacco control policy advocacy and strengthening capacity building of the National Office of Tobacco Control in China CDC

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

Establish the China Tobacco Control Network, promote the passage of the National SF law and improve city level TC legislation and enforcement. China CDC will also encourage the raising of tobacco tax, develop policy options to reform China’s tobacco monopoly system, evaluate the effectiveness of TC interventions and build public awareness on tobacco harms and TC interventions.

Country: China
Website: http://ncncd.chinacdc.cn/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Nov 2017

Tobacco control policy advocacy and Strengthening capacity building of the National Office of Tobacco Control in China CDC

Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention

This project aims to promote 100% smoke-free environments through policy advocacy and capacity building of the National office of Tobacco Control in China CDC.

Country: China
Website: http://www.notc.org.cn/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Sep 2019
End Date: Aug 2020

Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2010-2011

Chinese Center for Health Education

The Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2010-2011 will continue to amplify media coverage on tobacco control and strengthen the effectiveness of public education and communication activities, including social media activities.

Country: China
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: Dec 2011

Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2011-2012

Chinese Center for Health Education

The Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2011-2012 will continue to amplify media coverage on tobacco control and strengthen the effectiveness of public education and communication activities, including social media activities.

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

Chinese Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative 2012-2013

Chinese Center for Health Education

This project aims to increase the quality and quantity of media coverage on tobacco control, through a series of traditional and new media activities.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Mar 2014

2014 China Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative

Chinese Center for Health Education

This project continually aims to increase the quality and quantity of media coverage on tobacco control, through a series of traditional and new media activities.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Apr 2015

2015 China Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative

CHINESE CENTER FOR HEALTH EDUCATION

This project continually aims to make greater efforts in mobilizing the society to create a supportive environment for tobacco control and further bring China’s legislation and law enforcement in this regard forward, through a series of traditional and new media activities.

Country: China
Start Date: Jul 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

2017 China Mass Media Tobacco Control Communications Initiative

CHINESE CENTER FOR HEALTH EDUCATION

This project continually aims to make greater efforts in mobilizing the society to create a supportive environment for tobacco control and further bring China’s legislation and law enforcement in this regard forward, through a series of traditional and new media activities.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Oct 2018

Promoting Chinese and American 100% Smoke-free Companies

Chinese Centre of Disease Control and Prevention

Mobilizing and supporting companies to adopt and implement smoke free policies and create a smoke free work place movement in China

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Smokefree
Start Date: Aug 2012
End Date: Apr 2014

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Chongqing, P.R. China

Chongqing Health Education Institute

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Chongqing. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Public Interest Litigation on Tobacco Control

Dongfang Public Interest and Legal Aid Law Firm

To raise public awareness of the FCTC and national tobacco control laws through public interest litigation and petitions

Country: China
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: Sep 2012

Advocating for the establishment of effective 100% smoke-free legislation in workplaces (including restaurants and bars) and public places in Shanghai

Fudan University

This project aims to persuade policy makers and government officials to enact smokefree legislation in Shanghai by October 2008. It aims to increase public support for 100% smokefree workplaces, restaurants and bars, to counter opposition from the tobacco industry, and to contribute to implementation of legislation by December 2009.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Aug 2008
End Date: Jan 2011

Tobacco Control and Indoor Air Pollution - a Concern for Public Health

Green Beagle Institute of the Environment

This project aims to increase public support for effective smoke-free policies through indoor air quality monitoring in public places.

Country: China
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Dec 2011

Beijing Smoke-free restaurants mapping and call for smoke-free restaurants in Beijing

Green Beagle Institute of the Environment

The project aims to raise public awareness of the harm of second-hand smoking in Beijing restaurants and promote public support to a comprehensive Beijing smoke-free regulation through smoke-free restaurant mapping, PM 2.5 testing, media briefings and volunteers' diaries.

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

Advocating for the establishment of effective 100% smoke-free legislation in workplaces and public places in Guangdong Province, P.R. China

Guangdong Institute of Public Health

This project aims to promote the overall approval and enactment of 100% smoke free legislation in Guangdong Province. The project will increase capacity of the team to undertake effective tobacco control activities, promote provincial legislation for smoke free public and workplaces, improve awareness of the harms of tobacco smoke and support for the law the social mobilization and mass media. It will also establish a tobacco control network at city, county and provincial level and develop best practice evaluation methods to evaluate the effectiveness of the smoke free legislation promotion.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Oct 2013

Advocating for the establishment of effective 100% smoke-free legislation in workplaces and public places in Guangdong Province, P.R. China

Guangdong Institute of Public Health

Country: China
Start Date: Dec 2013
End Date: Nov 2015

Tobacco Control Legislation for Public Places in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Association on Tobacco Control

The project aims to facilitate the enactment of legislation consistent with the FCTC banning smoking in public places in Guangzhou. It will use surveys, research, education, training, community intervention and mass media campaigns to draft legislation and raise public awareness of and support for smokefree public places.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2009
End Date: Jul 2011

Strengthening Tobacco Control Legislation for Public Places in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Association on Tobacco Control

To conduct advocacy and media outreach aimed at strengthening pending smoke-free legislation in Guangzhou.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Mar 2011

Improve the compliance of tobacco control regulation in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Association on Tobacco Control

The aim of this project is to promote the effective implementation and enforcement of smoke free regulations in Guangzhou city as well as promote strengthened regulations in order to increase their compliance with FCTC guidelines. The project will strengthen capacity for tobacco control for GATC and government agencies through information, training and technical consultations. It will work with government agencies to strengthen enforcement systems and guidelines. The project will also foster increased compliance with the regulations through mass media and targeted informational resources.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Nov 2013

To further implement the smoking control regulation and promote the 100% smoke-free environment of Guangzhou

Guangzhou Association on Tobacco Control

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Feb 2016

Revising the Guangzhou tobacco control regulation and strengthening law enforcement to build 100% smoke-free environment

Guangzhou Association on Tobacco Control

To revise the Guangzhou tobacco control regulation and strengthen 100% smokefree law enforcement; To build capacity, raise public awareness and strengthen tobacco control network in Guangzhou.

Country: China
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Feb 2018

Promote passage and implementation of Guangzhou smoking control law amendment and build 100% smoke free environment

Guangzhou Association on Tobaccol Control

This project aims to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke in Guangzhou by supporting the passage and implementation of the amendment of the local smoke-free law in Guangzhou.

Country: China
Website: http://www.gatc.org.cn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Apr 2018
End Date: Mar 2020

Promote Revision of Hangzhou Smoking Control Regulation and Create 100% Smoke Free Indoor Environments

Hangzhou Municipal Health and Family Planning Supervision Center

To revise the Hangzhou Smoking Control Regulation and push for 100% smokefree law; To increase public awareness on the smoking and secondhand smoke hazards ; To strengthen smoking control law enforcement and conduct regular monitoring and evaluation.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Smokefree
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Harbin, P.R. China

Harbin Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Harbin. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Harbin, China

Harbin Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Harbin as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Mar 2014

Building Capacity for Advocacy and Leadership in Tobacco Control at Chinese Universities

Health Communication Institute, Fudan University

This project aims to develop and enhance the capacity of opinion leaders in China to advocate for tobacco control policy changes in universities and communities.

Country: China
Website: http://www.fudan.edu.cn/englishnew
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Advancement and evaluation of the smoking control legislation in Shanghai

HEALTH COMMUNICATION INSTITUTE, FUDAN UNIVERSITY

The project aims to promote the enforcement of the newly revised Shanghai TC regulation.

Country: China
Website: http://www.fudan.edu.cn/englishnew
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jul 2017

Promote Support for Smoke-free Ordinance and Improve Quality of Indoor Air Environment in Beijing

Insight Explorer Environment Research Center in Fengtai District of Beijing

The overall purpose of this project is to provide support to Beijing Smoking Control Ordinance and its enforcement and improve indoor air quality in Beijing.

Country: China
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Nov 2015

Policy advocacy to raise tobacco tax in China

Institute for China Studies, Tsinghua University

This project is intended to inform policymakers and the public to facilitate policy dialogues in China about raising tobacco taxation to both control tobacco use and increase government revenue.

Country: China
Website: http://www.th-iccs.com/
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jul 2019

Project of Promoting Smoking-Control Legislation in Shanghai

INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE STUDIES, SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE & LAW

The project aims to promote the passage of the comprehensive SF legislation in Shanghai.

Country: China
Start Date: Apr 2016
End Date: Sep 2016

Non-smoking in public area and workplaces: monitoring related regulation’s enforcement and worker’s education for tobacco-free initiative

Institute of Contemporary Observation Ltd. /ICO Institute for Social Agenda Ltd

The project aims to create a tobacco-free working and living environment in Shenzhen by monitoring the enforcement of Shenzhen TC regulation and raising the awareness of workers.

Country: China
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Dec 2015

Promotion of National Smokefree Legislation

International Health Exchange and Cooperation Centre, National Health and Family Planning Commission

Country: China
Start Date: Dec 2013
End Date: Nov 2015

Promote Tobacco Control Legislation and Create A Smoke-free City in Jinan

Jinan Municipal Center For Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to create a 100% smoke free public places and workplaces in Jinan by promoting effective legislation consistent with FCTC Article 8, and strengthening capacity for implementation and enforcement of the law. The project will establish infrastructure and capacity through establishment of a full-time tobacco control management team. It will also engage directors from Jinan municipality departments in a group led by the Vice-Mayor. The project will include effective smoke free legislation into the 5 year legislative plan for Jinan, establish an enforcement system, and strengthen publicity in the media to raise public awareness.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Mar 2014

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Lanzhou, P.R. China

Lanzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Lanzhou. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Lanzhou, China

Lanzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Lanzhou as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Develop Luoyang Public Places Tobacco Control Legislation and Supervision System

Luoyang Health Authority

This project supports strong tobacco control laws and regulations for Luoyang and aims towards the goal of a tobacco-free city.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Aug 2012
End Date: Sep 2014

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Nanchang, P.R. China

Nanchang Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Nanchang. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Nanchang, China

Nanchang Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Nanchang as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Integration of tobacco control into implementation strategy of the National Plan on NCD control and prevention in China

National Center for Chronic and Non-communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to support efforts to reduce the adult smoking rate in 39 national non-communicable disease (NCD) demonstration areas to 25% by 2015. The project will promote the development and approval of tobacco control indicators and strategies for NCD demonstration areas. It will build capacity for policy makers and related stakeholders in the 39 national NCD demonstration areas, and propose specific policy recommendations on indicators for tobacco control to achieve the target of bringing down the adult smoking rate to 25% by 2015. It will also monitor and assess progress both for the work under the grant and in the demonstration areas.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Education/awareness
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Jun 2015

Integrating tobacco control into the implementation strategy of the "National Plan on NCD Control and Prevention in China"

National Center for Chronic and Non-communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

To establish systems and structures for smokefree environment policy implementation; To integrate tobacco control capacity building in the NCD prevention and control system; To adopt effective policies and toolkits to prevent the industry interference in other NCD risk factors’ management.

Country: China
Website: http://www.ncncd.chinacdc.cn/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Establishing a working model of supervising and managing smoking ban and capacity building on tobacco control for health inspectors

National Center for Health Inspection and Supervision

This project supports the Implementation Guidelines for the Public Places Health Management in selected four pilot cities in four provinces, and will summarize best practices for formulating nationwide guidelines.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Sep 2013

Law enforcement ability training program for tobacco control legislation cities health supervision team

National Center for Health Inspection and Supervision

The purpose of the project is to promote implementation of local SF policies and explore the appropriate implementation mechanism for national SF legislation.

Country: China
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Dec 2015

To improve the health of TB patients and their families by establishing smoke-free TB centers and promoting smoke-free families in Hunan Province

National Center for Tuberculosis Control and Prevention, China CDC

This project aims to raise awareness of the health effects of tobacco among TB patients and family members, to make TB centres smokefree and to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke among TB patients' families.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Dec 2009

Promote Smoke-free Choice in Beijing

Nature University (Nature University Fund Of Beijing Water Source Conservation Foundation)

This project aims to build support for smoke-free legislation in Beijing and mobilize overall public demand for smoke-free environments, such as some-free restaurants.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Apr 2014

To advocate for the revision and strengthening of existing smoke-free legislation and regulations in public places

Office of Beijing Patriotic Health Campaign Committee

This project aims to make all Taskforce agencies smokefree, build capacity in Beijing and six other Olympic cities, build public and government support for smokefree legislation, and revise and enforce smokefree legislation according to best practice.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Oct 2009

Promoting FCTC implementation in Yunnan Province through media campaign and policy advocacy activities

Pioneers for Health Consultancy and Evaluation Center

Based on the project conducted in previous two years, Pioneers for Health will consolidate and expand media alliance and tobacco control supporters' network for FCTC implementation in Yunnan province, and achieve the goal of decreasing the toll of tobacco.

Country: China
Start Date: Aug 2010
End Date: Dec 2012

Mobilizing wider social support to tobacco control and promoting FCTC implementation in Kunming city and Yunnan province

Pioneers for Health Consultancy and Evaluation Center

This project aims to reduce the harms of tobacco use in Yunnan province through promoting the adoption of tobacco control policy in Yunnan and increasing the capacity and efficacy of tobacco control advocacy by governmental and non-governmental groups and professionals.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Mar 2017

Reducing harms caused by smoking and SHS in Yunnan Province and Western Areas of China through tobacco-control policy support

PIONEERS FOR HEALTH CONSULTANCY AND EVALUATION CENTER

The project aims to advance tobacco-control policies in Yunnan Province.

Country: China
Website: http://www.pfhcn.org/
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2018

Enhancement the implementation of the legislation on tobacco control in Qingdao and establishment the 100% smoking-free environment

Qingdao institute of preventive medicine

The purpose of this project is to improve the law enforcement of tobacco control, enhance the implementation of Qingdao Municipal regulations on Tobacco Control, and establish 100% smoke-free environment in Qingdao.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Jul 2018
End Date: Jun 2020

Comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising

RESEARCH CENTER FOR GOVERNMENT BY LAW OF CHINA UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND LAW

This project aims to emphasize the importance of constructing the TAPS ban in China and promote the amendment of Advertising Law with the comprehensive content of TPAS ban.

Country: China
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Dec 2013

Produce a Tobacco Control Theme Song For Shanghai SF Campaign

SHANGHAI ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO CONTROL

This project aims to promote the passage of 100% SF law in Shanghai.

Country: China
Start Date: Oct 2016
End Date: Nov 2016

Building political support for a revised SF legislation in Shanghai

Shanghai Health Promotion Association

The purpose of the project is to consolidate the support on "100% SF indoor environment" by municipal government, legislature, political parties, press media and general public into concrete actions of revising current SF law.

Country: China
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Jul 2016

Create a Smoke-free Indoor Environment in All Government Workplaces in Shanghai

Shanghai Health Promotion Association

The overall purpose of the project is to promote implementation of smoking ban in all government buildings and offices, which then serve as a role model to others by demonstrating the feasibility of smoking ban in all indoor areas.

Country: China
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Jul 2016

Support Shanghai Tobacco Free Legislation Revision

SHANGHAI PILOT HEALTH PROMOTION CENTER

The project aims to promote the adoption and implementation of a FCTC-compliance smokefree law in Shanghai through mobilizing the business sector to publicly express support for the law.

Country: China
Website: http://www.cancergoldstandard.cn
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Oct 2016

Public Supervision on Shanghai Smoke Free Law Enforcement from workplace focused population

SHANGHAI PILOT HEALTH PROMOTION CENTER

The project aims to support the enforcement of Shanghai SF legislation in public places with a focus of workplaces.

Country: China
Website: http://www.cancergoldstandard.cn
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2018

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Shenyang, P.R. China

Shenyang Health Education Institution

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Shenyang. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Shenyang, China

Shenyang Health Education Institution

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Shenyang as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Shenzhen, P.R. China

Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease Control

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Shenzhen. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease Control

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Shenzen as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

To promote tobacco control policies in Shenzhen

Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease Control

This project aims to strengthen the implementation of the smoke-free law in Shenzhen through supporting capacity building of law enforcement departments and the coordinating agency at the Health Commission.

Country: China
Website: http://www.szmbzx.com/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

The effect of social monitoring on promoting tobacco control regulations

Shenzhen Tobacco Control Association

This project aims to explore and refine the appraising system of social monitor and launch standard, order monitor, and finally maximum public participations of tobacco control.

Country: China
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: May 2016

The effect of social monitoring on promoting tobacco control regulations

SHENZHEN TOBACCO CONTROL ASSOCIATION

The project aims to increase the public participation to the implementation of Shenzhen SF law by encouraging social monitoring and launching supervision activities.

Country: China
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Jun 2017

"Advancing comprehensive Tobacco Control in Indian state of Jharkhand with special emphasis on Institutionalisation of National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP)"

Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)

Establish an institutional framework for the tobacco control programme to ensure all 24 districts in Jharkhand reach full COTPA compliance through capacity building and monitoring. Advocate for 10% increase in tobacco tax and the inclusion of FCTC Article 5.3 into state policy to prevent tobacco industry interference.

Country: China
Website: http://www.seedsindia.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Apr 2018

Policy, Media Advocacy and Coalition Building to Promote FCTC Implementation in China

ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development

This project aims to promote implementation in China of key Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) objectives and raise awareness of tobacco control policies in China through work with government officials, People’s Congress and People’s Political Consultative Conference delegates, media, experts, and partners.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

A Pack Warning Exhibit/Public Education Campaign to Advocate for Graphic Pack Warnings in China

ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development

This project, comprised of a series of pack warning exhibitions throughout over a dozen major cities in China, seeks to raise awareness among the general public of the health hazards of smoking and secondhand smoke and mobilize citizens and officials to support Article 11 FCTC-compliant graphic health warnings in China.

Country: China
Start Date: Aug 2011
End Date: Dec 2011

Policy, Media Advocacy and Coalition Building to Promote FCTC Implementation in China

ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development

The project aims to promote implementation of key objectives of set in Framework Convention on Tobacco Control(FCTC) and raise awareness of tobacco control policies in China though working with multiple stakeholders.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Dec 2014

Policy, media advocacy and coalition building to promote FCTC implementation in China

ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development

The project aims to promote implementation of key Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) objectives and raise awareness of tobacco control policies in China through working with government officials, opinion leader, media, experts, public interest lawyers and partners.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Feb 2016

Low tar cigarettes and Policy debates in China

ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development

The purpose of this project is to provide evidence that demonstrates the significant health hazard of low tar cigarettes and urge the government to ban tobacco advertising of low tar cigarettes along with misleading descriptors as defined in FCTC. It will accomplish this through a public awareness campaign, earned media and social media coverage that highlights the evidence that low tar cigarettes are harmful to health and that the tobacco industry purposefully misleads the public regarding this fact.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2015
End Date: Jul 2016

Policy, media advocacy and coalition building to promote FCTC implementation in China

THINKTANK RESEARCH CENTER FOR HEALTH DEVELOPMENT

The project aims to promote implementation in China of key Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) objectives and raise awareness of tobacco control policies in China through working with government officials, opinion leader, media (including social media), experts, public interest lawyers and partners.

Country: China
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Dec 2017

Policy, media advocacy and coalition building to promote FCTC implementation in China

ThinkTank Research Center fro Health Development

The project seeks to promote the implementation of key Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) objectives and raise awareness of tobacco control policies in China through working with government officials, opinion leaders, media (including social media), experts, public interest lawyers, and partners.

Country: China
Website: http://www.healthtt.org.cn/
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% indoor smokefree environments in Tianjin, P.R. China

Tianjin Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The project aims to strengthen tobacco control capacity for achieving smokefree public places and workplaces in the municipality of Tianjin. It aims to: raise awareness among governments, public health experts and the public of the need for smokefree policies, using mass media and mobilisation strategies; develop new or modify existing smokefree laws in line with FCTC Article 8; implement 100% smokefree environments; evaluate its interventions using the best evaluation methodology.

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Promoting 100% smokefree legislation and 100% smokefree indoor environments in Tianjin, China

Tianjin Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The aim of this project is to promote implementation of 100% smoke free legislation in Tianjin as part of a coordinated national effort involving 6 cities. The project will promote implementation of effective second hand smoke regulations, including 100% smoke free environments. It will also utilize media campaigns to increase public perception of the harmfulness of tobacco smoke and change perceptions regarding use of cigarettes as a gift and social courtesy. Best practice evaluation methods will assess the impact of the tobacco control regulations

Country: China
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Mar 2014

Tobacco Tax and Tobacco Economics in China--- Media Training and Capacity Building

UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS(UIBE)

This project aims to facilitate using tobacco tax and price policy as an effective measure to curb tobacco use in China in the long run.

Country: China
Website: http://https://www.uibe.edu.cn
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Dec 2017

Facilitating the Smokefree Hospital Standard in Chinese Hospitals

WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco or Health

The project aims to make at least 40 hospitals in China 100% smokefree and to create a model for other hospitals to follow. It will: motivate hospital presidents to commit to smokefree; appoint and train smokefree coordinators in each hospital; help develop technical guidelines for the smokefree hospital standard, and other resources; and establish an effective smokefree hospitals network.

Country: China
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: Oct 2010

Promoting smoke free healthcare and supporting the Ministry of Health “decision” for smokefree health care facilities

WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco or Health (Beijing Institute of Respiratory Medicine, Beijing Chao Yang Hospital)

The project aims to improve the health of healthcare staff by reducing their smoking and exposure to second hand smoke in healthcare facilities. It will develop a national smokefree healthcare strategy to support implemention of the MoH decision to ban smoking in the medical and health system by 2011. It will increase the number of smokefree hospitals, raise awareness of smokefree policies and smoking cessation among healthcare administrators and medical professionals, and increase quitting activity among doctors.

Country: China
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

"Protecting Youth Health, Promoting National Tobacco Control Legislation "

YOUTH AND CHILDREN HEALTH RESEARCH CENTRE OF CHINA YOUTH UNIVERSITY OF POLITICAL STUDIES

The project aims to promote the passage of a FCTC-compliant national smoke-free law in China from the aspect of protecting the youth.

Country: China
Website: http://international.cyu.edu.cn/
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Oct 2016

Tobacco control courses in smokefree universities with public health faculties

Zhejiang University

The project aims to establish a focal point and develop a national plan for creating smokefree universities and, in universities that have public health faculties, for delivering tobacco control courses. It will: gain commitment from universities in 24 different provinces to join the smokefree university project; revise the current tobacco control course materials; train the teaching staff deliver the course; implement the course in public health faculties; achieve smokefree status in 20 smokefree universities with public health faculties.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2011

Tobacco Control courses in smokefree universities with public health facilities

Zhejiang University

The aim of this project is to scale up the tobacco control course model from the current 31 medical schools in order to increase knowledge and awareness of faculty and students on evidence-based, best practice tobacco control at the national level in all medical schools. The project will establish the infrastructure for medical schools to access the necessary information, strengthen tobacco control curricula implementation and facilitate the China Ministries of Health and of Education to issue a tobacco control course policy. It will also raise awareness among the medical professions of the importance of tobacco control and their role and responsibility to address it.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Feb 2014

Building advocacy capacity for tobacco control among the public health workforce in China

Zhejiang University, China

The project aims to develop a training programme on tobacco control advocacy that fits with Chinese culture, and that is embedded in the public health curriculum in selected universities and aims to build a tobacco control coalition among public health workers.

Country: China
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Dec 2008

Establish tobacco control legislation and promote smoke free environment in Zhuhai

Zhuhai Preventive Medicine Association

The project shall aim to establish legislation and law enforcement of tobacco control and to build a smoke-free environment in Zhuhai - China.

Country: China
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Nov 2016

Colombia

Strengthening Colombian Tobacco Control Policy: Improving Public Health in Colombia

ASOCIACIÓN COLOMBIANA DE EDUCACIÓN AL CONSUMIDOR – EDUCAR CONSUMIDORES

Educar Consumidores will advocate for higher tobacco taxes, larger graphic health warnings, and support subnational tobacco control initiatives.

Country: Colombia
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Implementation of a high-impact litigation strategy (HIL) for controlling the progression of the tobacco epidemic in Colombia.

ASOCIACIÓN COLOMBIANA DE EDUCACIÓN AL CONSUMIDOR – EDUCAR CONSUMIDORES

Educar Consumidores will advocate for stronger tobacco control policies and laws through a legal lens.

Country: Colombia
Website: www.educarconsumidores.org
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Aug 2018

Colombia: More healthy taxes. An opportunity to increase the effectiveness of tobacco control.

Asociacion Colombiana De Educacion Al Consumidor- Educar Consumidores

Educar Consumidores will advocate for higher tobacco taxes in Colombia.

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

Advocacy support for 100% smokefree policy in Colombia

Corporate Accountability International

To support effective 100% smokefree policy in Colombia, in order to fulfill the country’s responsibilities under FCTC

Country: Colombia
Website: www.stopcorporateabuse.org
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: May 2009

Advancing and consolidating tax policy in Colombia

Fundación Anáas

The project aims to improve tobacco tax policy implementation in Colombia and counteract tobacco industry interference activities in view of the likely event of a tax reform at the beginning of the next administration in 2018.

Country: Colombia
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Mar 2019

Defending the tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) provisions in Colombia through offensive litigation

FUNDACIÓN FES

FES Social will pursue legal and litigation strategies to uphold and defend the TAPS ban law in Colombia.

Country: Colombia
Website: http://www.fundacionfes.org/
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Oct 2014

Improving Colombia’s Tobacco Control Policies

FUNDACIÓN FES

FES Social will work with its partners to encourage strong enforcement of the National Tobacco Control Law 1335/2009 and also advocate for passage of stronger graphic health warnings.

Country: Colombia
Website: http://www.fundacionfes.org/
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Mar 2016

Promoting, Protecting and Implementing the Comprehensive TAPS Provisions in Colombia

FUNDACION PARA LA EDUCACION SUPERIOR Y EL DESARROLLO

"Project aims to support the effective implementation of existing TAPS legislation in Colombia"

Country: Colombia
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Feb 2012

Strengthening and systematizing implementation processes of the comprehensive TAPS provisions in Colombia.

Fundcacion para la Educacion Superior y el Desarrollo Social

The project represents an opportunity for sustaining sub-national and national work focused on enforcing TAPS provisions.

Country: Colombia
Focus: Ad Bans
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Feb 2013

Making the Colombian Anti-tobacco Control Law work

Universidad Sergio Arboleda

The project aims to promote improvements in national regulations on tobacco taxes and in implementation in Bogotá of the recent anti-tobacco law by strengthening institutional capacity. It will: produce a document recommending changes to tobacco taxes; review the tobacco control framework in Bogotá; develop an enforcement toolkit for the 2009 law; increase community involvement in enforcement of smokefree environments; develop and information system and communication strategy to support its activities.

Country: Colombia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

Two steps forward in Colombia: Tax increases and improving Smoke Free Areas governance

Universidad Sergio Arboleda

The aim of this project is to develop and promote a tax increase initiative and to enhance enforcement of smoke free environments in Columbia. Relative to the tax initiative, the project will provide technical information and advice to the government in support of increased taxes. . Relative to enforcement of smoke free environments, the project will build capacity of enforcers, and establish mechanisms for reporting and monitoring compliance. A communication strategy for public awareness and identification of relevant legal actions to counter tobacco industry interference supports both areas of work.

Country: Colombia
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Aug 2013

Costa Rica

Defend Costa Rica’s tobacco control law.

Asociacion Red Nacional Antitabaco de Costa Rica

RENATA will defend Costa Rica’s national tobacco control law and advocate for its full implementation.

Country: Costa Rica
Website: http://www.rednacionalantitabaco.com
Start Date: Jun 2015
End Date: Dec 2015

Advance in the General Law on Tobacco Control and its Harmful Effects on Health in Costa Rica with tobacco plain packaging

ASOCIACIÓN RED NACIONAL ANTITABACO DE COSTA RICA

The purpose of the project is to improve the regulations related to the labeling and packaging of tobacco products, through an Executive Decree modification of the “Labeling of Tobacco Products and its Derivatives Regulation” of Law #9028.

Country: Costa Rica
Website: http://www.rednacionalantitabaco.com
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Strengthening the support to the approval of the antitobacco law project in Costa Rica

RENATA - National Antitobacco Network

To create support among new legislators in Costa Rica for the passage of Law Project 17371, the national Tobacco Control Law. The project aims to foster action among the legislators of the various political parties in order to advance the approval-- and later implementation-- of a comprehensive, FTCT-compliant tobacco control law.

Country: Costa Rica
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Aug 2012

Building public support and demand for warning labels as required under Law 9028/2012.

RENATA - NATIONAL ANTITOBACCO NETWORK

RENATA will focus on building public support and timely government approval for the health warning labels mandated by Law 9028.

Country: Costa Rica
Website: http://www.rednacionalantitabaco.com
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: May 2013

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

Ecuador

Establishment of Smokefree Cities and Smokefree Workplaces National Programs in Ecuador, enforcing legal framework and strengthening capacities for tobacco control

Ecuadorian Foundation for Respiratory Health

To establish a comprehensive legal framework for tobacco control, strong capacity building and media/social marketing strategies, and the mechanisms and procedures to implement a Smoke-Free Cities National Program, contributing to the development and enforcement of stronger tobacco control policies.

Country: Ecuador
Start Date: May 2009
End Date: Dec 2011

“ADVOCACY TO THE ANTI-SMOKING LEGAL FRAMEWORK THROUGH THE ONGOING ECUADORIAN CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY "

Ecuadorian Foundation for Respiratory Health

To design a strategy to advocate within the National Assembly for a comprehensive legal framework at the national level that will support 100% smoke-free spaces, FCTC compliant tax and price measures, direct and indirect advertising bans and the enforcement of smoke-free policies.

Country: Ecuador
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: Dec 2008

Egypt

Implementing a public opinion poll on smokefree policies in the Alexandria Governorate, from October 1st to December 31st 2009 in Alexandria, Egypt

Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

Country: Egypt
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Dec 2009

Economic project for increasing taxes on tobacco products in Egypt

Ministry of Health

The project aims to increase political will and public support for an increased tobacco price through raising taxes by running a national wide media campaign and based on results of the studies undertaken, leading to an official agreement on implementation of the tobacco control law on price increases.

Country: Egypt
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Jan 2009
End Date: Sep 2013

Smokefree cities project in Egypt

Ministry of Health

The project aims for two major cities in Egypt to become 100% smokefree by 2011, in line with the national law, the FCTC Article 8 guidelines, and the MPOWER policy strategy. National capacity will be built, involving government officials, enforcement authorities, the private sector, civil society and the public in promotion, monitoring and compliance with the legislation. The ‘2smokefree city experience’ will be initiated in other cities by end 2011

Country: Egypt
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2010
End Date: Aug 2012

UME collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) on staffing department

Ministry of Health and Population

Country: Egypt
Start Date: Nov 2009
End Date: Jul 2012

UME collaboration with MOH on staffing Department

Ministry of Health and Population

Country: Egypt
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date:

UME collaboration with MOH on staffing department

Ministry of Health and Population

Country: Egypt
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Aug 2013

Smoke Free cities project in Egypt

Ministry of Health and Population

Country: Egypt
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Sep 2013

The establishment of a national coalition for tobacco control in Egypt.

Sabeel El Rashad Association

The aim of this project is to create and establish a tobacco control coalition. The coalition will support the Ministry of Health in strategizing and monitoring implementation of smokefree initiatives in Egypt as well as compliance with the FCTC. The project will also work to increase the capacity of NGOs in Egypt to undertake tobacco control at a national/sub-national level.

Country: Egypt
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2010
End Date: Jan 2012

Strengthening health warnings on tobacco products in Egypt

WHO/WRO/Egypt

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Health to coordinate all actions necessary to achieve stronger and effective health warnings and to acquire political will and public support for strengthened warnings.

Country: Egypt
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Jun 2008
End Date: Dec 2012

El Salvador

Support to the civil society for the implementation and dissemination of the Tobacco Control Law in El Salvador

Asociación de Exfumadores Salvadoreños (EXFUSAL)

The project aims to familiarize the Salvadorian population with the law, support its implementation, and monitor attempts to weaken it in the Legislative Assembly.

Country: El Salvador
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Oct 2012

Strengthening of National Capacity for the Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in El Salvador

Fondo Solidario para la Salud (FOSALUD)

The purpose of the Project is to strengthen the governance for the WHO FCTC implementation, with a special emphasis on MPOWER policies to reduce tobacco consumption in El Salvador.

Country: El Salvador
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Sep 2019

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

Georgia

Improvement of Tobacco Control Legislation in Georgia

FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING CENTER IN GEORGIA, THE

The project aims to advocate for comprehensive national level FCTC compliant tobacco control policies in Georgia

Country: Georgia
Website: http://www.fctc.org.ge
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Apr 2018

Enforcement of 100% smoke-free policy in healthcare institutions and secondary schools of Georgia

Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs

The project aims to finalise the passage of legislation which will prevent the exposure of employees to secondhand tobacco smoke in all healthcare institutions and secondary schools in Georgia. Implementing 100% smokefree policies will be a condition of licences, enforcement measures will be strengthened, and implementation guidelines will be developed.

Country: Georgia
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2009
End Date: Feb 2011

Enforcement of 100% smoke-free policy in healthcare institutions and secondary schools of Georgia

Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs

The aim of this project is to enforce existing smoke free legislation in Georgia as a key step towards becoming compliant with Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The project will provide technical information and build consensus among key parties for a new Administrative Offence Code which supports policy implementation. It will provide a supportive environment for changes in the Administrative Offence Code and for smoke free schools and healthcare settings. It will also strengthen implementation practices for implementation of smoke free policies within healthcare settings and schools.

Country: Georgia
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Jan 2014

Building Supportive Environment for the Enforcement of Effective Tobacco Control Tax and Price Measures in Georgia

National Center for Disease Control and Public Health

This project aims to develop an evidence-based taxation policy to be approved by the Ministry of Health and adopted by the Ministry of Finance. It also aims to create a supportive environment for enforcement of this policy through raising awareness and support among key decision makers and stakeholders.

Country: Georgia
Website: http://www.ncdc.ge
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Feb 2016

Supporting endorsement and enforcement of strengthened legislation on tobacco demand reduction in Georgia in order to meet WHO FCTC requirements

National Center for Disease Control and Public Health

To continue work with decision makers, partners and stakeholders to adopt the taxation policy document and establish a plan to reach EU minimum levels of taxation by the end of January 2018; To improve the implementation of Tobacco Control legislation in Georgia by forming a Tobacco Control National Regulatory Body.

Country: Georgia
Website: http://www.ncdc.ge
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Promoting enforcement of effective tobacco control legislation and policy in Georgia

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Implementation and Monitoring Center in Georgia

The purpose of the project is to promote enforcement of effective tobacco control policy consistent with the FCTC. - Continuation and strengthening monitoring of enforcement of tobacco contrlpolicies.

Country: Georgia
Website: www.fctc.org.ge
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Promoting enforcement of effective tobacco control legislation and policy in Georgia

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Implementation and Monitoring Center in Georgia

To advocate for changes to the Georgian Administration code in order to make enforcement of tobacco control policies more effective; and, supports the Ministry of Health in monitoring enforcement of smokefree hospitals and educational facilities in Tbilisi.

Country: Georgia
Website: www.fctc.org.ge
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Dec 2009

To promote enforcement of strong tobacco control legislation trhough tobacco industry's litigation processes in Georgia

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Implementation and Monitoring Center in Georgia

To promote enforcement of strong tobacco control legislation through tobacco industry’s litigation processes in Georgia

Country: Georgia
Website: www.fctc.org.ge
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: Jul 2010

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

Guatemala

Preparation of a New Tobacco Tax Bill for Parliamentary Approval including the Increase of Taxes in Guatemala

Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Guatemala

Project aims to support the passage of a new tobacco tax bill by the Guatemalan Parliament by May 2011

Country: Guatemala
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jun 2011

Support to defend the law on tobacco smoke-free environments in Guatemala.

Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Guatemala (Physicians and Surgeons College)

To defend the Tobacco Smoke-Free Environment Law against the Unconstitutionality Action presented by the Chamber of Commerce.

Country: Guatemala
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Mar 2010

Inclusion of sanitary warnings into tobacco products in Guatemala

One Voice Against Cancer

To increase awareness about the health hazards of tobacco and thus reduce its consumption through the adoption by the National Congress of a law mandating the effective implementation of tobacco warning labels.

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

Advocacy for approval of smoke-free bill before Congress

One Voice Against Cancer

To protect the Guatemalan population from second hand smoke exposure through the approval of draft Bill 3309 and its accompanying regulations.

Country: Guatemala
Website: www.imsalud.org
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: Aug 2009

Enhance the legislative drafting capacity of non-tobacco control lawyers in the region

One Voice Against Cancer, UVCC , OVAC

To enhance the legislative drafting capacity of non-tobacco control lawyers in the Central American region by holding a regional lawyer's workshop on tobacco control.

Country: Guatemala
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: Jul 2008

Passage and support for FCTC compliant legislation in Guatemala: Warnings Labels and Smoke Free Environments.

One Voice Against Cancer, UVCC , OVAC

This project will further past tobacco control policy gains in Guatemala by providing the relevant national and local authorities with technical assistance and orientation to support the effective implementation and enforcement of Guatemala’s Smoke-Free Air Legislation.

Country: Guatemala
Start Date: Jun 2010
End Date: Jul 2011

Guyana

Development of Tobacco Control Legislation in Guyana

Ministry of Health

Project will support the drafting and passage of comprehensive tobacco control legislation in Guyana, one of the four leading economic countries in the Carribbean region.

Country: Guyana
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Feb 2012

Honduras

International experts speak with key Honduran actors about the comprehensive tobacco legislation pending in the National Assembly in Honduras.

Promoting Action for Smoke Free Environments

To bring international experts in Honduras to speak with members of the National Assembly and the press about the comprehensive tobacco legislation pending in the National Assembly in Honduras.

Country: Honduras
Website: www.vivesinhumo.com
Start Date: Feb 2009
End Date: Feb 2009

India

Smoke-Free Mumbai Campaign

Action Council Against Tobacco, India

To work for smoke free Mumbai; by launching a media campaign aimed at raising awareness of tobacco control among high-ranking officials of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM)'s Department of Public Health, conducting a grassroots mobilization campaign targeted towards civil society and youth on monitoring compliance with smokefree policies; and initiating an advocacy campaign targeted towards state and city government officials for the eventual passage of tobacco control legislation at the local and state level.

Country: India
Website: www.actindia.org
Start Date: Mar 2009
End Date: Dec 2011

Advancing Tobacco Control Program in Uttarakhand through Capacity building, multi-stakeholder engagement, legislation enforcement and stopping Tobacco industry interference.

Balajee Sewa Sansthan

This project aims to advance the National Tobacco Control Program in Uttarakhand through multi-stakeholder engagement, capacity building, and enforcement of current legislation.

Country: India
Website: http://www.bssindia.net
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Mar 2020

Monitoring and Exposing Tobacco Industry Malpractice and disseminating that information to the media, law-enforcers and decision-makers in India

Burning Brain Society

To expose violations of the law by the tobacco industry by compiling and disseminating evidence to law enforcement agencies.

Country: India
Website: http://www.burningbrain.org
Start Date: Oct 2007
End Date: Dec 2008

Development of a civil society action model to implement and sustain smokefree rules in the District of Howrah, West Bengal

Cancer Foundation of India

The project aims to make Howrah smokefree by 2012 through a phased plan for implementing the national tobacco control law. It will: build a supportive political environment and framework; build capacity among stakeholders for implementation of the law; develop an enforcement mechanism; create an effective stakeholder coalition; develop a locally relevant media and public education campaign; undertake research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Apr 2012

Strategic Advocacy for the Rights of Beedi Workers in India – Preparatory Phase

CENTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

The overall purpose of the project is to identify key issues impacting the tobacco industry’s informal sector as well as build a coalition which represents the beedi industry in support of beedi taxes, overall tobacco tax and GST.

Country: India
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Developing Innovative and Scalable Law and Policy Interventions out of Strategic Litigation

Centre for Law and Policy Research

The purpose of the project is to use legal advocacy to advocate for better protection of public health as was intended by COTPA and other related legislations in India. The project also seeks to demand tobacco industry accountability, and safeguard tobacco control progress in India.

Country: India
Website: http://www.clpr.org.in
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Air Quality Monitoring for indoor Environmental Tobacco Smoke Signals from selected hotels, restaurants and bars in Bangalore and Dharwad districts in Karnataka

Centre for Multi Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR)

To measure the extent of indoor air pollution due to tobacco smoke in hospitality locations and to disseminate the findings based on situational analysis for further policy intervention.

Country: India
Website: http://www.cmdr.co.in/
Start Date: Aug 2009
End Date: Sep 2010

Advancing tobacco control in Mizoram through capacity building, strengthening National Tobacco Control Programme and effective enforcement of tobacco control laws

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Mizoram, INDIA

The aim of this project is to ultimately reduce the prevalence of tobacco use in Mizoram state. Building upon the previous grant, this project will strengthen and expand the NTCPs institutional framework for tobacco control in all eight districts of the state and build capacity in organizations and the workforce to conduct effective implementation of tobacco control strategies. Implementation and enforcement focus will be on sections 4, 5, 6 & 7 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) which addresses prohibition on smoking in public places, advertisement of tobacco products, sales to minors and restrictions on trade, commerce, production, supply and distribution of tobacco products.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Jun 0205

Develop and strengthen the institutional mechanism to implement national tobacco control law and NTCP in state of Jammu and Kashmir and adopt state guidelines to protect government’s programme on tobacco control aligned with FCTC article 5.3

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir

This project aims to develop and strengthen the institutional mechanism to implement national tobacco control law and National Tobacco Control Program in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and adopt state guidelines to protect the government program from industry interference.

Country: India
Website: http://www.jkhealth.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Develop and strengthen the institutional mechanism to implement national tobacco control law and NTCP in state of Jammu and Kashmir and adopt state guidelines to protect government’s programme on tobacco control aligned with FCTC article 5.3

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir

This project aims to develop and strengthen the institutional mechanism to implement national tobacco control law and National Tobacco Control Program in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and adopt state guidelines to protect the government program from industry interference.

Country: India
Website: http://www.jkhealth.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2020

Advancing Tobacco Control in Tamilnadu through Strengthening of National Tobacco Control Program Activities and Effective Enforcement of Tobacco Control Laws.

Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Government of Tamil Nadu.

The aim of this project, in building upon the previous grant, is to expand tobacco control implementation in 8 identified districts in Tamil Nadu. The emphasis is to strengthen integration of tobacco control within health systems to ensure effective project implementation. The project will establish enforcement mechanisms for Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (smoke free, sales to minors, ad bans, and pictorial health warnings). Strategies include establishment of a political, administrative and institutional framework, capacity building, public awareness, inter-sectoral collaboration, and strategic research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2012
End Date: Jul 2014

Strengthening of Tobacco Control Program in Gujarat State

Faith Foundation

This project aims to strengthen the tobacco control program in the state of Gujarat, India by providing technical support and capacity building for various government departments and ensuring functionality of the district tobacco control steering committees and stricter implementation of tobacco control legislation.

Country: India
Website: http://faithfoundationindia.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring in Mumbai City

Foundation for Environmental Medicine

To monitor indoor air quality over a period of a year with focus on pollution related to tobacco smoke and do a critical analysis of state policies on smoke free indoor environments

Country: India
Website: www.iiemindia.org
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Oct 2009

Advancing tobacco control in Punjab through advocacy, capacity building and enforcement of Tobacco Control Laws

Generation Saviour Association

The aim of this project is to intensify, expand and sustain tobacco control implementation in all 22 districts of the State of Punjab. The project will establish a political, administrative and institutional frame work for implementation of tobacco control in the state. It will build capacity for effective implementation of tobacco control interventions and programs and provide support in establishing and implementing an enforcement mechanism for the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The project will generate public awareness and identify and stop tobacco industry interferences. It will create effective coalitions and conduct strategic policy focused research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Website: http://www.gsa.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Feb 2016

Advancing Tobacco Control in Punjab & Haryana through Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building and Enforcement of Tobacco Control Laws

Generation Saviour Association

To sustain and strengthen political, administrative and institutional frame work for COTPA implementation in Punjab; To undertake policy advocacy to introduce policy on FCTC Article 5.3 and raise tobacco tax by 10% in Haryana; To monitor and evaluate tobacco control activities in both states.

Country: India
Website: http://www.gsa.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Feb 2017

Advancing Tobacco Control in Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh through capacity building, enforcement of tobacco control laws and multi-stakeholder engagement

Generation Saviour Association

The project aims at advocating drafting and adoption of FCTC Article 5.3 guidelines in the state of Haryana and to strengthen and assist in effective implementation of the legislation already in place in the states of Punjab and UT Chandigarh.

Country: India
Website: http://www.gsa.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Aug 2017
End Date: Jul 2019

Smoke Free Delhi

Government of Delhi, Department of Health and Family Welfare

This project aims to review the enforcement of existing smokefree provisions of the Indian Tobacco Control Act in Delhi, develop a mechanism for coordinating the Smokefree Delhi project, conduct mass media campaigns, develop an action plan for enforcing the Acts, and monitor and evaluate activities and objectives.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Advocacy and mobilization for smoke free Mizoram and effective tobacco control implementation in the state

Government of Mizoram, Department of Health & Family Welfare

The project aims to create 100% smokefree places in Mizoram. Over the next two years it will focus on raising public awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco, mobilising community support for eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, preventing youth initiation of tobacco use, and implementing and enforcing the 2003 legislation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Jun 2011

Advancing tobacco control in Mizoram through capacity building, strengthening National Tobacco Control Programme and effective enforcement of tobacco control laws

Government of Mizoram, Department of Health & Family Welfare

The aim of this project is to ultimately reduce the prevalence of tobacco use in Mizoram state. Building upon the previous grant, this project will strengthen and expand the NTCPs institutional framework for tobacco control in all eight districts of the state and build capacity in organizations and the workforce to conduct effective implementation of tobacco control strategies. Implementation and enforcement focus will be on sections 4, 5, 6 & 7 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) which addresses prohibition on smoking in public places, advertisement of tobacco products, sales to minors and restrictions on trade, commerce, production, supply and distribution of tobacco products.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: Jun 2013

Smoke free Chennai

Government of Tamil Nadu, Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

The purpose of the project is to engage public, enforcement agencies and partners through media campaign for effective implementation of the existing statutes on tobacco control.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jun 2009
End Date: Jun 2012

An AFTC office in Mumbai to engage the media, for national collaboration, and to support national policy efforts

Healis - Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

The project aims to create smokefree Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar districts by implementing and enforcing existing Tobacco Control Acts. It will: provide continuity of leadership; strengthen the capacity of law enforcers; mobilise opinion leaders and decision makers; use media communication to raise public awareness, generate support for enforcement, and counter tobacco industry tactics; build alliances; undertake strategic research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Website: http://www.healis.org/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Jul 2010

Advancement of tobacco control in four districts of Maharashtra through capacity building, trainings, engagement and advocacy

Healis - Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

The project aims to support implementation and enforcement of two key elements of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It will create smoke free public places, strengthen enforcement of sales prohibitions on tobaco products, and improve monitoring and compliance with tobacco control laws through capacity building, partnership, and advocacy with local governments and NGOs in Thane and Aurangabard Districts.

Country: India
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Voice of Tobacco Victims

Healis- Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

Voice of Tobacco Victims (VOTV) is a platform that brings together policy makers, cancer patients, their families, doctors, tobacco control advocates, media, civil society and other stakeholders in a real dialogue about the evident ill-effects of tobacco use, and stresses on the critical responsibility of the government to adopt and implement effective policies to address the tobacco epidemic.

Country: India
Website: http://www.healis.org
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Jan 2016

Campaigning for strong and effective pictorial warnings on all tobacco products in India

Healis-Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

To campaign for strong and effective pictorial warnings on all tobacco products in India under the COTPA amendment of November 200 y investigating effectiveness of pictorial warnings to be displayed on all tobacco products begining 31st of May 2009

Country: India
Website: www.healis.org
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Aug 2010

Assessment of gutka ban in India

Healis-Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

Following the stipulation in the Food Standards and Safety Act section 2.3.4, Gutka ban has been implemented in 15 states of India. This project seeks to assess the status of implementation, and implications of this ban on public health.

Country: India
Website: http://www.healis.org
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Jul 2013

Voice of Tobacco Victims

HEALIS-SEKHSARIA INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH

Voice of Tobacco Victims (VOTV) is a platform that brings together policy makers, cancer patients, their families, doctors, tobacco control advocates, media, civil society and other stakeholders in a real dialogue about the evident ill-effects of tobacco use, and stresses on the critical responsibility of the government to adopt and implement effective policies to address the tobacco epidemic.

Country: India
Website: http://www.healis.org
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Jul 2017

Campaign for Tobacco Free Himachal through enforcement and implementation of COTPA, 2003.

Himachal Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

The aim of this project is to ensure the sustainability of and strengthen selected sections of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 2003. It will ensure sustainability of current implementation interventions for Section 4 (Smoke Free). It will strengthen interventions on effective implementation of Section 5 (TAPS), 6 (Sale to/by Minors) and Section 7 (Pictorial Warning). Towards these ends the project will undertake capacity building, mobilization of communities and stakeholders, public awareness campaigns; information, education and communication; media sensitization and earned media coverage. It will enhance and strengthen collaborations/coalition among government, civil society and other networks and conduct policy focused strategic research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Apr 2015

Smoke Free Himachal Pradesh (HP) Through Effective Implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA)

Himachal Pradesh VoluntaryHealth Association (HPVHA)

The project will focus on effective implementation of various elements of the COTPA, with special emphasis on Sections 4 and 8 (Smoke Free and Sales to Minors) in partnership with state/district tobacco control cell and steering committees. The project aims to create a micro-level, model strategy of Public-Private Partnership for the effective implementation and enforcement of this legislation. Key strategies include stakeholder empowerment for enforcement, community mobilization, coalition development, media advocacy, and policy focused strategic research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: Apr 2013

Te develop, design and implement a rigorous media advocacy campaign for promoting pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages in India

HRIDAY

To develop, design and implement a rigorous media advocacy campaign for promoting pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages in India by mobilizing the public, media, opinion makers and policymakers to support the inclusion of pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages, and effectively counter the concerns raised by the tobacco industry with respect to pictorial warnings.

Country: India
Website: www.hriday-shan.org
Start Date: Jan 2008
End Date: Sep 2009

Advancing Tobacco Control in India Through Capacity Building, Evidence Based Policy Development, Legislation, Enforcement and Advocacy facilitated by AFTC (Delhi)

HRIDAY

This project aims to initiate and coordinate tobacco control advocacy to promote enforcement of enactive law and notified rules at national and state level. It aims to advocate bringing Indian law into line with the FCTC, to expand the NGO network, and build capacity among stakeholders.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hriday-shan.org
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Awareness to action through multi-channel advocacy for effective tobacco control in India: capacity building in five Indian states

HRIDAY

The project aims to strengthen and augment tobacco control advocacy in five Indian states, and improve the national tobacco control law and government-NGO partnership. It will: build capacity for state and district level enforcement of existing laws; advocate for strengthening the national tobacco control law; provide legal assistance for effective implementation; expand the AFTC network; develop resources for stakeholders.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hriday-shan.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: Feb 2012

Intensifying Multi-Sectoral Efforts for Effective Enforcement of Tobacco Control Measures in Two Indian States

HRIDAY

The aim of this project is to intensify on-going efforts in two, targeted Indian states for implementation of Control of Tobacco and Other Products Act (COTPA). The project will focus on development and implementation of effective and sustainable enforcement mechanisms for Sections 4 (smoke free public places) and 6 (sales to minors) at state, district and sub-district levels. It will support functional district tobacco control cells and assist in setting up mechanisms for enforcement, monitoring and reporting. The project will also build government, NGO and stakeholder capacity to strengthen enforcement of sections 4 and 6.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: May 2013

To garner support for strengthening COTPA amendment Bill, and advocating for implementation of 85% Pictorial Health Warnings on all tobacco products.

HRIDAY

The purpose of the project is to garner support for strengthening COTPA amendment Bill, and to advocate for implementation of 85% Pictorial Health Warnings on all tobacco products. The project will seek to devise strategic and evidence based response against tobacco industry’s opposition to the proposed Bill and notification of its implementation.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hriday-shan.org
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Jun 2015

Mobilizing Youth Action to Monitor Tobacco Industry Marketing Tactics in India

HRIDAY

This project aims to empower young health advocates to monitor and counter tobacco industry marketing around schools in New Delhi.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hriday-shan.org
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: May 2016

Multi-stakeholder Advocacy on Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) in India

HRIDAY

This project aims to garner support for immediate implementation of 85% of PHWs on both sides of tobacco packaging in India. This project will highlight the urgency of implementing larger PHWs through the engagement of youth and health professionals.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hriday-shan.org
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Apr 2016

Garnering support from vernacular and local media to increase reporting on tobacco control in grassroots press and media in North, western and northeastern states (January - December 2010)

Indian Media Centre for Journalists

The project seeks to strengthen reporting and coverage of tobacco control issues in all vernacular press in India, and localise the context of tobacco control by creating awareness at district and state level; and creating local 'champion' journalists/ reporters on tobacco control issues.

Country: India
Start Date: Apr 2010
End Date: Mar 2011

Countering the Government Sponsored Global Tobacco Trade Event in India

Institute of Public Health

A global tobacco industry trade event under the banner of the 'Global Tobacco Networking Forum 2010 (GTNF)' has been proposed to be held during the October 4-8 2010 at Bangalore city in India and initially suported by the Indian Tobacco Board.

Country: India
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Oct 2010

Total Tobacco Control - Karnataka

Institute of Public Health

The project aims to reduce prevalence of tobacco use in the state of Karnataka by 5% annually through effectively engaging state leadership, building ownership, and assisting the state administration to institute and implement comprehensive and integrated tobacco control policies.

Country: India
Website: http://www.iphindia.org
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Sep 2014

Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Karnataka

Institute of Public Health

The overall purpose of the project is to support implementation of comprehensive and integrated tobacco control policies in the state of Karnataka by engaging the state and district leadership and getting the state government’s commitment to tobacco control.

Country: India
Website: http://www.iphindia.org
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Feb 2016

Comprehensive Tobacco Control Karnataka

INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

The purpose of this project is to support implementation of comprehensive tobacco control policies in the state of Karnataka through policy and media advocacy.

Country: India
Website: http://www.iphindia.org
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Feb 2017

Steps towards Tobacco Free Generation 2025 through Effective Implementation of Smoke free, TAPS-free policies and Other Initiatives including progressive restriction on sale of tobacco product.

Karnataka State Health & Family welfare Society- Anti Tobacco cell

This project will further strengthen the institutional mechanism and build capacity to ensure implementation of MPOWER policies, especially Smoke-free and TAPS-free. It also aims to develop a comprehensive framework restricting tobacco products’ sale to minors.

Country: India
Website: http://www.hfw.gov.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: May 2018
End Date: Apr 2020

A partnership to make Thiruvanathapuram and Cochin the first smokefree tourist destinations in India

Kerala Voluntary Health Services

The project aims to make the Thiruvanathapuram and Ernakulam districts of Kerala 100% smokefree by implementing the national tobacco control law. It will: build a supportive environment for implementation of the law; build stakeholder capacity for implementation and enforcement; support effective enforcement; build effective stakeholder partnerships; develop locally relevant media and public education campaigns; undertake research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Apr 2010
End Date: Oct 2011

A partnership Effort to Make Thiruvanathapuram & Cochin become the first smoke free tourist destination in India

Kerala Voluntary Health Services (KVHS)

The aim of this project is to create 100% smoke free districts in Kerala State. It will encourage institutionalization of tobacco control in the state by supporting state and district nodal officers as well as establishing a functional steering committee at the state and district levels. The project will sensitize state government and political leadership about the need for advanced policies for tobacco control and concurrently strengthen and empower civil society through technical and resource support for monitoring, media campaigns and community mobilization.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Jul 2013

Advancing comprehensive tobacco control in Kerala through capacity building and enforcement of COTPA (2013-2014)

Kerala Voluntary Health Services (KVHS)

The aim of this project is to develop, strengthen and sustain infrastructure and support transfer of tobacco control to local administration and civil society partners. It will institutionalize systems for effective and sustained enforcement of Section 4, 5, 6 and 7 of COTPA; develop capacity of enforcement officials, civil society groups and political leadership. It will also strengthen civil society monitoring of enforcement and develop collaboration with other public health programmes. The project will support and state government in developing a policy to protect it from tobacco industry interference. It will also measure compliance and assess enforcement of tobacco control laws and policies.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Sustaining tobacco control in Kerala through monitoring and enforcement of tobacco control laws (2014-2015)

Kerala Voluntary Health Services (KVHS)

The aim of this project is to ensure implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Products Act, 2003, its rules and notifications, WHO MPOWER and FCTC. The project will advance and strengthen efforts towards a comprehensive ban on TAPS and ensure compliance of new pack warnings on all tobacco products. It will strengthen state and district level institutional mechanisms for compliance and enforcement to sustain gains made in smokefree and reducing minor’s access to tobacco products. The project will support the state government to develop a state-level policy to protect policymakers and enforcers from tobacco industry interference.

Country: India
Website: http://www.smokefreekerala.org
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2015

Advancing tobacco control in Kerala through implementation of strategic policies

Kerala Voluntary Health Services (KVHS)

The emphasis of this project will be on greater sustainability and stronger enforcement of current tobacco control legislation. The project will create a supportive environment for the effective implementation of India’s tobacco control legislation with the support of grassroots level monitoring.

Country: India
Website: http://www.smokefreekerala.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Tobacco Control Litigation Project

Lawyer's Collective

To undertake litigation activities to support effective tobacco control in India ,file legal cases systematically and strategically to support tobacco control, to ensure India's compliance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control FCTC), and provide legal support to NGOs and/or the Government of India on issues concerning tobacco control and India's implementation implementation of the FCTC.

Country: India
Website: www.lawyerscollective.org
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: May 2009

Enforcement of Tobacco Laws and making public places smoke free in eight districts of Indore division of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

The project aims to assure implementation of the COTPA (Control of Tobacco and Other Tobacco Products Act) by making public places, workplaces and transport smoke free in eight districts. It also aims to mainstream tobacco control into the public health system. It will develop and strengthen a policy framework, build capacity for organizational development and implementation, mobilize communities, engage the media and conduct policy focused research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Start Date: Dec 2010
End Date: Nov 2012

Comprehensive and Synchronized Approach for Tobacco Control in 13 Districts of Indore and Bhopal Divisions of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

The aim of this project is to ensure effective implementation of sections 4 and 6 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) pertaining to smoke free places and prohibiting sales to minors. The project will focus on rural and urban areas in 11 divisions of Bhopal and Ujjain – a combined total population of over 10 million. The project will use strategies such as mapping, capacity building, community mobilization and policy focused research and monitoring and evaluation. The intention is to develop a supportive environment and effective and sustained mechanisms for implementation and enforcement of the law.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Nov 2014

Integrated intervention for institutionalization and enforcement of COTPA for tobacco control in Sagar and Narmadapuram divisions of Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

Project aims to ensure institutionalization and enforcement of section 4, 5, 6, and 7 of COTPA focusing on smoke free, prohibition of TAPS, protection of minors and ensuring display of mandatory pack warnings respectively in 8 districts of Sagar and Narmadapuram divisions. The project also aims to sustain the process in 11 districts of Ujjain and Bhopal divisions under the current project.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mpvha.org
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Nov 2016

Advancing tobacco control through institutionalization of the National Tobacco Control Programme, and capacity building and implementation in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India

Madhya Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

This project will build capacity of officials and enforcers within key stakeholder departments by hosting workshops, which will be followed by real-time enforcement training.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mpvha.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: May 2018
End Date: Apr 2020

Advancing Tobacco Control in State of West Bengal through System Establishment, Capacity Building and Comprehensive Enforcement of Legislation

Manbhum Ananda Ashram Nityananda Trust (MANT)

The aim of this project is to strengthen the mechanisms for enforcing Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act (COTPA), 2003 and its revised Gazette notifications and rules. The project will establish and institutional mechanism for tobacco control established in all 20 districts of the State. It will also ensure that five districts (Kolkata, Howrah, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur, and Purulia) become fully compliant to all provisions (Section 4,5,6 and 7,8&9) of COTPA, 2003.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mant.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Advancing Tobacco Control through capacity building, Multi-stakeholder engagement and enforcement of legislation in Marathwada region of Maharashtra

Marathwada Gramin VIkas Sanstha (MGVS)

The purpose of this project is to advance the Tobacco Control program in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra through capacity building, advocacy, and enforcement.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mgvsabad.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Mar 2020

To provide support to mobilize mass support and exerting pressure on the Indian Government to bring out pictorial warnings on the packages of all tobacco products in India.

Mary Anne Charity Trust (MACT)

To mobilize mass support and exert pressure on Indian Government to bring out pictorial warnings on tobacco products in India, lobby with the legislators to mobilize their support and pressurize the central Government to implement the pictorial warnings on all packages of the tobacco products.

Country: India
Website: www.mactindia.org
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: Jun 2008

Discrediting Tobacco Industry Efforts through Children Against Tobacco (CAT) in Tamil Nadu

MARY ANNE CHARITY TRUST (MACT)

This project aims to empower young health advocates to monitor and counter tobacco industry marketing around schools in Tamil Nadu.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mactindia.org
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Mar 2016

Stopping Tobacco Industry’s Interference through effective implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3 in Tamil Nadu, India

Mary Anne Charity Trust (MACT)

The aim of this project is to stop tobacco industry’s interference in the Governmental and health policies of the State of Tamil Nadu through the effective implementation of the WHO FCTC Article 5.3. The project will increase the level of awareness among policy makers and key stakeholders about tobacco industry interference and the need for a policy in line with Article 5.3 of FCTC for the state of Tamil Nadu. It will develop, draft and ensure adoption of a policy for the state of Tamil Nadu that would conform and or exceed with the provisions of Article 5.3. The project wlll also ensure effective implementation of the state policy through active participation of civil society and other stakeholders

Country: India
Website: http://www.mactindia.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2015

Denormalizing Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India

Mary Anne CharityTrust-MACT

Prevent tobacco industry interference by establishing monitoring frameworks and guidelines for the banning of corporate social responsibility activities, submitting a draft policy to the State of Tamil Nadu to adhere to FCTC Article 5.3, enforcing TAPS violations and drafting a notification to ban online TAPS.

Country: India
Website: http://www.mactindia.org
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Advocacy workshops for sensitizing various stakeholders in India at national and state level on tobacco control laws and measures

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FW

This project aims to run sensitisation and awareness workshops for senior policy makers, law enforcers, and civil society groups at national level, and for key staff at regional level. National and state-level enforcement action plans for implementation of Indian tobacco control laws and FCTC provisions will be prepared.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Dec 2011

‘Operation Suraksha’- Ensuring smoke free & TAPS free environment across 11 city corporations in Karnataka through institutionalization

MOVEMENT FOR ALTERNATIVES AND YOUTH AWARENESS (MAYA)

The project aims to educate local governments on the implementation of tobacco control measures at the city and district level in Karnataka

Country: India
Website: http://mayahealth.net/
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

National Media Fellowship Program

National Foundation of India

To create the National Media Fellowship Programme. The fellowships support the pursuit of in-depth, creative field research on these concerns and writing about them with adequate evidence – qualitative and quantitative – to impact the public policy and the domain of social consciousness.

Country: India
Website: www.nfi.org.in
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Dec 2010

Effective implementation of tax and TAPS measures for prevention and control of smokeless tobacco in South East Asia Region

National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR)

This project aims to strengthen regulation of smokeless tobacco policy especially with respect to tax and TAPS in India and providing technical support to focus countries including Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Country: India
Website: http://www.nicpr.res.in
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

Capacity Building Programmes for Government & Private Lawyers Working in NTCP & State Cells to Develop Capacity in Tobacco Control & Related Legal Strategies

National Law School of India

Develop a state and national level network of tobacco control sensitized lawyers in India

Country: India
Website: http://www.nls.ac.in
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Capacity Building Programmes for Advocates, Draftsmen, members of Health and Police departments, law teachers and Judges on sensitizing to reduce tobacco use in India

NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERSITY

This project aims to develop and implement a capacity building program for advocates, lawyers and law teachers in India and South Asia, focused on tobacco control, FCTC, and tobacco harms in India.

Country: India
Website: http://www.nls.ac.in
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Oct 2017

Smoke-free Chennai: Towards achieving 100% Smoke-free environments

Pasumai Thaayagam Foundation

The project aims to persuade the Chennai local government to implement comprehensive smokefree legislation. It will encourage the authorities, the health department, and the police to promote smokefree places, and stakeholders such as managers of businesses and public offices to declare their workplaces smokefree. Sustained media campaigns will be used.

Country: India
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Sep 2010

Out of sight Out of mind-Ensuring Effective Implementation of ban on point of Sale advertisements in Chennai City.

Pasumai Thaayagam Foundation

To ensure effective implementation of the ban on advertisement of cigarette and other tobacco products in Chennai in an effort to reduce tobacco consumption and promote public health.

Country: India
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Jun 2010

Combating Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) Tactics in the State of Tamil Nadu, India

Pasumai Thaayagam Foundation

The overall goal of the project is to work towards tobacco advertisement free Tamil Nadu. The project also seeks to build capacity at the state government level for implementation and enforcement of the provisions of COTPA towards ensuring TAPS free Tamil Nadu.

Country: India
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Apr 2013

From Tobacco Control Law to effective enforcement -- Advocacy and technical assistance for innovative solutions, co-created and collaboratively delivered.

Population Services International, India

The aim of this project is to reduce exposure to second hand smoke and to reduce tobacco use by building capacity to effectively enforce sections 4, 5, 6, and 7 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The project will create civil society coalitions to increase involvement in tobacco control efforts at district level, support the appointment of district nodal officers and constitution of steering committees and support the development of work plans. It will also enhance operational capacities of state and district level National Tobacco Control Program staff.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Dec 2012

From Tobacco Control Law to effective enforcement – technical assistance for innovative solutions, co-created and collaboratively delivered Phase II

Population Services International, India

The aim of this project is to effectively enforce universal compliance with the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 across eleven districts in Rajasthan.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Mar 2015

Advancing tobacco control at national and sub-national level through Capacity building, MPOWER implementation, and support to National Tobacco Control Programme(NTCP)

POST GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (PGIMER)

This project aims to strengthen the policy and institutional framework of National Tobacco Control Program in four states of Odisha, Telangana, Meghalaya and Puducherry in India through capacity building, MPOWER policy implementation, and enactment of FCTC Article 5.3 policy.

Country: India
Website: http://pgimer.nic.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Communicating with Parliamentarians to advocate for effective tobacco control measures in India

Public Health Foundation of India

To engage and interact with parliamentarians and the media on tobacco control policy issues to create awareness on tobacco control issues and promote effective tobacco control measures in India.

Country: India
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Oct 2010

Establishment of Tobacco Control Mechanism in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Voluntary Health Association, Jaipur

The overall purpose of the project is to bring a reduction in the prevalence of tobacco use in the state of Rajasthan by 5% per year. The project aims to do so by effectively engaging the state leadership, building ownership, and getting the state administration committed to instituting and implementing comprehensive and integrated tobacco control measures.

Country: India
Website: http://rajasthanvha.org
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: May 2015

Complete Action for End Game of Tobacco in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Voluntary Health Association, Jaipur

This project aims to strengthen the implementation of comprehensive tobacco control policies within the state of Rajasthan through engagement of the state and divisional administration, advocating for government commitment to tobacco control, media interventions and technical support among relevant authorities.

Country: India
Website: http://rajasthanvha.org
Start Date: Jun 2015
End Date: Feb 2017

Campaign to discredit the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics to lure youth

SALAAM BOMBAY FOUNDATION

This project aims to empower young health advocates to monitor and counter tobacco industry marketing around schools in Mumbai.

Country: India
Website: www.salaambombay.org
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: May 2016

To provide funds to SBF for SBF to deliver immediately to HSI to support a new campaign run by HSI to counter the tobacco industry’s claims against policies mandating health warnings on tobacco products

Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) (for Healis)

To launch a campaign to counter tobacco industries’ claims against policies mandating health warnings on tobacco products, and assuring the public that these policies are just, and positive contributions to the public health and well being.

Country: India
Website: www.salaambombay.org
Start Date: May 2007
End Date: Jun 2007

To provide support for Protecting Pictorial warnings on all tobacco products in India.

Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) (for Healis)

To prevent further delay and dilution of the Indian pictorial pack warning label law by raise awareness among key government officials and persuading Indian courts to reject the health ministry’s request for a delay or tobacco industry’s request for a stay order through raising support in key cities

Country: India
Website: www.salaambombay.org
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: Feb 2008

Advancing comprehensive tobacco control in Rajasthan through Advocacy, Public Education, Capacity Building, Enforcement of Legislation, and Monitoring and Evaluation

Shikhsit Rojgar Kendra Prabandhak Samiti (SRKPS)

The aim of this project is to ensure effective implementation of sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) in 24 out of 33 districts of Rajasthan, India. The project will establish a political, administrative and institutional frame work for implementation of tobacco control in the states of Rajasthan and Karnataka. It will build capacity for effective implementation of tobacco control policies, establish and implement an enforcement mechanism for COTPA and generate public awareness through information, education, and media. It will also create effective coalitions and conduct monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date:

Advancing comprehensive tobacco control to make Rajasthan a MPOWER Compliance model state in India

Shikhsit Rojgar Kendra Prabandhak Samiti (SRKPS)

The project aims to effectively implement the MPOWER policy package in the state of Rajasthan by developing an effective monitoring mechanism to ensure implementation of tobacco control laws, creating and strengthening a political administrative framework, building capacity of stakeholders, establishing a legal mechanism to coordinate FCTC article 5.3, coalition building & networking, public awareness and strategic monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Oct 2016

Advancing Tobacco Control with special emphasis on enforcement of Indian Tobacco Control Legislations (COTPA 2003) in the Indian state of Bihar

Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)

The aim of this project is to strengthen enforcement of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA-2003) in all districts of Bihar. The project seeks to institutionalize the tobacco control initiatives at district and sub-district levels and will build capacity of law enforcing agencies from key departments and stakeholders at district and sub-district levels. It will establish and implement an enforcement mechanism for COTPA -2003, generate public awareness through effective use of Information, Education, Communication (IEC) and media. It will also conduct strategic policy focused research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2015

Advancing tobacco control through system strengthening for NTCP and implementation of evidence-based strategies in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and NCT of Delhi

Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)

This project aims to intensify the efforts of tobacco control in all districts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Delhi states with a focus on establishing and further strengthening the institutional mechanism for effective implementation of COTPA 2003.

Country: India
Website: http://www.seedsindia.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

Advancing tobacco control policy in the Indian state of Bihar

Socio Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)

The purpose of the project is to strengthen and augment enforcement of COTPA in all 38 districts of Bihar. It aims to ensure compliance with COTPA (section 4, 5, 6 and 7) through extending technical support and building capacity of all stakeholders at divisional, district and sub-district levels.

Country: India
Website: http://www.seedsindia.org.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Aug 2016

Youth Led Coalition Building to Promote Educational & Advocacy Campaigns for Tobacco Control in Andhra Pradesh State, India

STAR YOUTH ASSOCIATION

This project aims to reduce tobacco use in the state of Rajasthan by strengthening tobacco control polices and implementation mechanisms through policy and media advocacy

Country: India
Website: http://www.staryouth.org
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Dec 2017

Effective Implementation of Tobacco control laws in Karnataka by Capacity Building and Monitoring

State Anti Tobacco Cell - Karnataka State Health & Family Welfare Society

Country: India
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Jan 2015

Effective Implementation of Tobacco Control laws in Karnataka by Capacity Building, Enforcement and Monitoring – Phase 2.

State Anti Tobacco Cell - Karnataka State Health & Family Welfare Society

To strengthen the implementation, enforcement and monitoring of tobacco control laws in Karnataka; To build capacity of stakeholders and strengthen the KCTC alliance with improved partnership. To generate awareness through media advocacy.

Country: India
Website: http://www.satckarnataka.in
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Smokefree Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar Districts

State Tobacco Control Cell, Government of Gujarat

The project aims to create smokefree Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar districts by implementing and enforcing existing Tobacco Control Acts. It will: provide continuity of leadership; strengthen the capacity of law enforcers; mobilise opinion leaders and decision makers; use media communication to raise public awareness, generate support for enforcement, and counter tobacco industry tactics; build alliances; undertake strategic research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Start Date: Jun 2009
End Date: May 2011

Gujarat Tobacco Control Programme

State Tobacco Control Cell, Government of Gujarat

The aim of this project is to ensure expansion of a comprehensive tobacco control program in four districts of Gujarat state. The project will create an institutional framework for enforcement of the existing tobacco control law in collaboration with local government departments and partnerships with civil society organizations. The project will build enforcement capacity among key government stakeholders, and also work to strengthen tobacco control laws in the four districts (Sabarkantha, Vadodara, Baruch and Patan). The project will establish an effective monitoring and evaluation framework to document progress.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2012
End Date: Jul 2013

Support the National Tobacco Control Programme and to strengthen the COPTA implementation in selected jurisdictions in 2011-2012

The Union South-East Asia Office

The aim of this project is to support the India National Tobacco Control Program in its pilot phase through targeted technical support to 20 selected districts (representing 50% of pilot phase districts). In coordination with partners, the Union South-East Asia Office will work with NTCP at sub-national levels to develop operational and technical guidelines which will inform development of a similar framework at the national level. It will also expand and strengthen implementation of Articles 4, 6 & 7 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) which address smoke free public places; ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion; and ban on sales to minors and sale of tobacco products around educational institutions respectively.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Smokefree policy implementation in Ranchi and Shimla cities in India

The Union South-East Asia Office

Country: India
Start Date: Jul 2008
End Date: Dec 2011

Supporting the expansion of National Tobacco Control Programme and strengthening COTPA implementation in selected jurisdictions in India.

The Union South-East Asia Office

Country: India
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Jun 2015

Support grant to supplement India 12-43 and India OC-404 in 2013-2015

The Union South-East Asia Office

Country: India
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Jul 2015

Strengthening, Implementation, Enforcement & Capacity building of Government, local administration and civil society to advance tobacco control in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

The aim of this project is to ensure effective implementation and enforcement of the Control of Tobacco and Other Products Act (COTPA 2003) in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The project will establish political and administrative commitment and an institutional framework for implementation of tobacco control. It will build capacity for effective implementation of tobacco control interventions and programmes and establish an enforcement mechanism for COTPA implementation. It will also create effective coalitions, and foster inter-sectoral coordination between different departments, civil society and public private partnerships. The project will conduct strategic policy focused research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: India
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2015

Comprehensive strategies compliant with FCTC Article 5.3 and MPOWER

Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association

Country: India
Website: http://www.upvha.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Sep 2019

Towards Tobacco Free Rajasthan: A multi-stakeholder Initiative for Sustainable Tobacco Control

VAAGDHARA

This project aims to reduce tobacco use in the state of Rajasthan by strengthening tobacco control polices and implementation mechanisms through policy and media advocacy

Country: India
Website: http://www.vaagdhara.org
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Dec 2017

Towards Tobacco Free Rajasthan – A multi stakeholder Initiative for sustainable Tobacco Control

VAAGDHARA

This project aims to reduce tobacco use in the state of Rajasthan by strengthening tobacco control policies and implmentation mechanisms

Country: India
Website: http://www.vaagdhara.org
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2018

Tobacco Free Lucknow

VINOBA SEWA ASHRAM

This project aims to build a Tobacco Free Lucknow through public support, institutionalization enforcement and vendor licensing.

Country: India
Start Date: Jul 2017
End Date: Jun 2019

Political Advocacy, Media Advocacy and Building Capacities for Issue-Based Campaign for Tobacco Control in Assam and the NE States

Voluntary Health Association of Assam

The project will focus on high level political advocacy and sustained media advocacy in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Manipur to initiate, advance and sustain tobacco control efforts in the North Eastern states of India.

Country: India
Website: http://www.vhaofasssam.org
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Feb 2016

Strengthening and Sustaining Tobacco Control through Policy and Media Advocacy

VOLUNTARY HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF ASSAM

This project will focus on high level policy advocacy and media advocacy to strengthen tobacco control policy and implementation in the state of Assam through an inter-sectorial and coordinated approach.

Country: India
Website: http://www.vhaofasssam.org
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Oct 2016

VHAI Advocacy and Campaign Unit for Tobacco Control

Voluntary Health Association of India

The project will focus on seeking high-level policy and political support for effective implementation of tobacco control policies related to bidis, increased taxation on tobacco products, and focused advocacy at state level in J & K, and national media advocacy on all emerging issues. To achieve the above main objectives, the project will conduct advocacy-focused secondary research, produce advocacy-focused communication materials and would also use the website for information and knowledge-sharing.

Country: India
Website: healthpromotion@vhai.org
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Apr 2014

Unit for Advocacy and Campaign for Tobacco-Control (ACT) Action Plan

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

To advocate for the amendment of the COPTA 2003 to address loopholes in the act, advocate for it's effective implementation, create strategies to prompt enactment of new state/local tobacco control laws, including smoke-free workplaces, advertising bans, and taxation and support litigation and administrative action to support implementation of tobacco control policies

Country: India
Website: www.vhai.org
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Oct 2010

To support the placement of advertisements in prominent Delhi and regional language newspapers supporting pictorial health warnings

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

To implement a paid media campaign in advance of a Group of Ministers meeting to discuss pictorial health warnings, and to highlight the release of the WHOs MPOWER report through press work.

Country: India
Website: www.vhai.org
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Mar 2008

PAT & APPLE PROJECT - Partnership Against Tobacco and Action for Policies, Politics, Legislation and Empowerment

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The project aims to build capacity for and mobilise tobacco control at grassroots level, establish advocacy for tobacco control policy at State level, and set up a tobacco control monitoring and reporting network.

Country: India
Website: www.vhai.org
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Sep 2008

VHAI PAT & APPLE PROJECT II -- PARTNERSHIP AGAINST TOBACO AND ACTION FOR POLICIES, POLITICS, LEGISLATION AND EMPOWERMENT

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The project aims to strengthen and increase existing tobacco control initiatives and expand them to five new states. Areas of focus include building on best practices, promoting coordinated policy advocacy, creating a National Tobacco Control Network, monitoring and reporting, and developing capacity and leadership for tobacco control.

Country: India
Website: www.vhai.org
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Sep 2010

VHAI Advocacy and Campaign Unit for Tobacco Control

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The project intends to be strengthen ongoing advocacy campaigns for effectve implementation of local and national tobacco control policies that will improve health through reduced tobacco use, awareness of the hazards of tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke.

Country: India
Start Date: Nov 2010
End Date: Jan 2013

VHAI PAT & APPLE -3 (Partnership against Tobacco and Action for Policies, Politics, Legislations and Empowerment)

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The project aims to create smoke free public places by strengthening and expanding tobacco control initiatives in five states: Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Orissa, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. It will create smoke free public places within cities and districts; create tobacco free educational institutions by strengthening enforcement of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), and improve enforcement, monitoring and compliance of tobacco control laws.

Country: India
Website: www.vhai.org
Start Date: Dec 2010
End Date: May 2012

VHAI Partnership against Tobacco and Action for Policies, Politics, Legislation and Empowerment Project IV (VHAI PAT & APPLE Project)

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The aim of phase four of the project is to apply the gains from previous phases to expand advocacy for implementation of COTPA Section 4 and 6 across 2 states and 9 districts. Key areas are safe-guarding the public from second hand smoke; children and young adults from initiating tobacco use and gaining access to tobacco products. The project will aim at institutionalizing a strong enforcement mechanism for establishing smoke free public places and tobacco free educational Institutions. The project will pro-actively support the National Tobacco Control Programme being implemented by the Government.

Country: India
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: Nov 2013

VHAI Advocacy and Campaign Unit for Tobacco-Control

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

The project will focus on seeking high-level policy and political support for tobacco control policies to regulate bidis, increase taxation on tobacco products, and ensure rotation of effective graphic health warnings. It will also be focused on advocating effective implementation and enforcement of COTPA at the state level in Jammu & Kashmir, and continue strong national media advocacy on all emerging issues.

Country: India
Website: http://vhai@org
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Apr 2015

High level policy and media advocacy on tobacco control

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

This project will further tobacco control efforts in India by supporting strong pack warnings, GST/tax, COTPA Amendments, comprehensive tobacco control in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, and state level tobacco taxation the in four states of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

Country: India
Website: http://vhai@org
Start Date: May 2015
End Date: Jun 2016

"VHAI Advocacy and Campaign Unit for Tobacco-Control "

VOLUNTARY HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (VHAI)

The purpose of this project is to continue to carry forward high level political and media advocacy in order to strengthen central level policy issue.the project will seek to strengthen tobacco control measures at the national and sub national level with a focus on tax, pack warnings and COTPA implementation.

Country: India
Website: http://vhai@org
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Jul 2017

Strengthening Partnerships for Tobacco Control

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

Strengthening tobacco control policies and initiatives in India through policy building, media partnerships, and fostering commitment at national and subnational levels.

Country: India
Website: http://vhai@org
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jul 2019

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) Advocacy and Campaign Unit for Tobacco Control

VOLUNTARY HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (VHAI)

This project aims to strengthen tobacco control measures at the national and sub-national level with a focus on pictorial health warnings, tax and COTPA implementation

Country: India
Start Date: Aug 2017
End Date: Jul 2018

Effective Tobacco Control through Education, Awareness, Research and stakeholders' dialogue

VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION IN INTEREST OF CONSUMER EDUCATION

The purpose of this project is to protect public health in India by supporting national tobacco control policies

Country: India
Website: http://www.consumer-voice.org
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Feb 2019

Advocacy for retaining/enhancing current taxation on tobacco products after implementation of GST

VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION IN INTEREST OF CONSUMER EDUCATION (VOICE)

The overall purpose of the project is to ensure that current taxation on tobacco products after Goods & Service Bill (GST) is not adversely impacted. The Goods & Service Bill is likely to be passed in the monsoon session of parliament.

Country: India
Website: http://www.consumer-voice.org
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Indonesia

Establishing a 100% smoke free environments in East Java, Indonesia

Advocation Centre for Tobacco Control, Indonesian Public Health Association -- East Java

Gather and share evidence, build public awareness and employ sensitisation strategies to ensure that the city government of Surabaya passes a 100% smoke-free regulation in March 2017 and bans tobacco advertising by December 2017 as committed to by the Surabaya City Government.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://tcsc-eastjava.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Building Tobacco Control Capacity through Journalism

ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS (AJI) JAKARTA, THE

AJI will offer workshops and fellowships to journalists focusing on tobacco control issues.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.ajijakarta.org
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Jul 2017

Enhancing Media's Role in Indonesian Tobacco Control

ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS (AJI) JAKARTA, THE

AJI Jakarta will work with journalists to sensitize journalists and, by extension, the public, on tobacco’s multiple harms and tobacco control.

Country: Indonesia
Website: ajijakarta.org
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Dec 2018

Strategic Planning on Advocacy for National Tobacco Control Policies through the lens of Sustainable Development Goals

CENTER FOR INDONESIA'S STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

CISDI will advocate for FCTC-complaint tobacco control measures through the lens of sustainable development.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.cisdi.org
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Policy Advocacy for Effective Tobacco Tax and Price Measures in Indonesia

Demographic Institute; Faculty of Economics; University of Indonesia

To influence the policy-makers in Indonesia for undertaking effective tobacco tax and price policy. This will be achieved through relevant advocacy activities and capacity building for raising tobacco taxes to policy-makers and other stakeholders.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Jul 2011

Building the capacity of public health systems in Indonesia to implement effective tobacco control.

Directorate of Non Communicable Disease Control

The project aims to train the NCDC team and reinforce their capacity to develop and implement a national tobacco control strategy and to support tobacco control activities in at least seven provinces, focusing on 100% smokefree environments. Provincial steering committees will be established.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Aug 2011

Building the capacity of public health systems in Indonesia to implement effective tobacco control

Directorate of Non Communicable Disease Control

The aim of this project is to support national tobacco control policy development, adoption, implementation, monitoring and evaluation by strengthening the health system at the national and sub-national level. The project will work with stakeholders to support implementation of Health Law 2009 and strengthen health systems and policy through development and dissemination of guidelines on smoke free policy and graphic health warning and labelling. While continuing to provide continued support for implementation of 100% smoke free policy in 3 provinces it will expand these efforts to an additional 5 provinces. The project will strengthen the existing Mayors Alliance through provision of informational and advocacy tools, consultation visits and structured meetings of Mayors.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Oct 2013

Building the capacity of public health systems in Indonesia to implement effective tobacco control

Directorate of Non Communicable Disease Control

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Feb 2016

Enhancing tobacco control policies in Indonesia at national and subnational level

Directorate of Non Communicable Disease Control

Support government to work with stakeholders to pass improved legislation on advertising, graphic health warnings and smokefree environments and tax

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Oct 2016
End Date: Sep 2018

Toward A Smoke Free Bandung: Campaign and Mobilize Support for Stronger Local Regulations

FACULTY OF COMMUNCIATION SCIENCE ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF BANDUNG, THE

Unisba will advocate for a smoke-free law in Bandung City.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Jun 2017

Increasing Cigarette Excise-A Key to Reducing Cigarette Consumption in Indonesia

Faculty of Public Health University of Indonesia

The Faculty of Public Health University of Indonesia (FPHUI) will focus on reforming and raising Indonesia’s national tobacco excise tax.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.fkmui.ac.id
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Building a Hasanuddin Centre for Tobacco Control and Non-communicable Disease Prevention (Hasanuddin CONTACT) in Makassar

Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat (FKM) at Universitas Hasanuddin (UNHAS)

This project aims to strengthen the implementation of the 100% smoke-free law and ban on tobacco advertising in Makassar, Indonesia through technical support provided by the Hasanuddin Centre for Tobacco Control and Non-communicable Disease Prevention.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://fkm.unhas.ac.id/
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

Endorsing Good Governance on Tobacco Policy in Indonesia

Indonesia Corruption Watch

To carry out a good governance campaign with anti-tobacco coalition partners that promote transparency and accountability through activities aiming to encourage fundamental changes in government policies related to governance of tobacco. This broad campaign aims to create good governance for the cigarette industry in Indonesia, while reducing the adverse effect of the tobacco industry upon public health.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Mar 2012

Gaining Political Commitment of the Elected Members of National Parliament (2009-2014) and Advocating for the Enactment of a Comprehensive National Tobacco Control Bill and Accession of FCTC -for Protection of Public Health

Indonesian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development

The purpose of the project is to gain support from the current elected members of parliament (2009-2014) at the national level for the enactment of the Bill on "Controlling the Impact of Tobacco Products on Health", in compliance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The project will also seek to advocate with Commission I of the government for FCTC accession

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Mar 2011
End Date: Mar 2012

To gain political support to pass draft bill on mitigating impact of tobacco products on health

Indonesian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (IFPPD)

To gain political commitment through tobacco Control policy Advocacy at National Parliaments to enact the bill on controlling the Impact of tobacco products on Health and FCTC

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jan 2007
End Date: Oct 2007

Policy advocacy within the national parliament to gain political commitment of newly elected MPS (2009-2014) to enact the tobacoo control bill and FCTC.

Indonesian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (IFPPD)

The purpose of the project is to advocate for inclusion of the Bill that is in compliance with the FCTC with the newly elected members of parliament (2009-2014), and gain a commitment to prioritize it for discussions in the year 2010, and enactment thereafter. The project also seeks to motivate the members of parliament of commission IX to urge Minister of Health to accede FCTC.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.ifppd.org
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Jan 2011

To mobilize public support on tobacco control and to support FCTC accession

Indonesian Institute for Social Development

The project aims to seek support from interfaith groups to support tobacco control.

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

Promoting public support for Tobacco Control and FCTC accession

Indonesian Institute for Social Development

The aim of this project is to support Indonesia’s accession to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The project will enhance policy advocacy on FCTC accession through development of evidence, policy briefings, engagement and education of strategic stakeholders, and provision of up-to-date information and materials. The project will also expand and strengthen networks on tobacco control with interfaith, academics, professionals and women leaders. Key strategies overall include consolidation of lessons learned, strengthening and consolidating partnerships, and promoting evidence-based policy at the highest levels of policy-making.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

Consolidate Strategic Alliance and Support Mechanism to Strengthen Tobacco Control in Indonesia

Indonesian Institute for Social Development

Support government in establishing a comprehensive tobacco control programme at the national level that aligns with the FCTC. Promote national regulation/ban of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Ad Bans
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Oct 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Consolidate Strategic Alliance and Support Mechanism to Strengthen Tobacco Control in Indonesia

Indonesian Institute for Social Development

Support government in establishing a comprehensive tobacco control programme at the national level that aligns with the FCTC. Promote national regulation/ban of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Ad Bans
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Oct 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Improving Policy Advocacy to Support Strategic Tobacco Control Movement

Indonesian Institute for Social Development

This project aims to create a tobacco free environment in Indonesia by introducing a 100% smoke-free national law and by the adoption of a comprehensive national ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Ad Bans
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Tobacco Control Support Centre (TCSC), Indonesia

Indonesian Public Health Association, Tobacco Control Working Group

The project aims to establish a national tobacco control support centre to coordinate tobacco control activities in Indonesia and to lead a policy advocacy campaign for changes to the legislation for Smokefree municipalities and health warnings.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Aug 2009

Tobacco Control Support Centre of the Indonesian Public Health Association (TCSC-IPHA)

Indonesian Public Health Association, Tobacco Control Working Group

The project aims to bring about a policy change through a coordinated NGO strategy for tobacco control in Indonesia. It will develop campaigns for the: introduction of graphic health warnings; implementation of a smokefree ordinance in Palembang; initiation of a smokefree ordinance in Pontianak. It will also develop and support the Indonesian Tobacco Control Network, and further develop TCSC as a resource.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Leadership in tobacco control and network development to protect Indonesian people from the harmful effects of tobacco

Indonesian Public Health Association, Tobacco Control Working Group

The project aims to strengthen the tobacco control support centre to be able to provide high level policy assistance and information to support decision makers. The project will educate new champions within the political framework at the highest levels at national and sub-national level. It will also work to establish the inclusion of 100% smokefree laws in Palembang and Pontianak with an aim of more than 90% compliance.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Nov 2012

Leadership in tobacco control to protect Indonesian people from the harmful effects of tobacco

Indonesian Public Health Association, Tobacco Control Working Group

The aim of this project is to contribute to the development of a national tobacco control law. It will support the government in the policy making process of FCTC accession and the subsequent adoption of a comprehensive national tobacco control law. Towards this end the project will conduct high level policy advocacy on these issues with the government, with emphasis on pictorial health warnings and smoke free policy. It will continue to strengthen the tobacco control network at both national and sub-national level, build and strengthen the evidence-base on tobacco control in Indonesia. The project will also provide technical support for 100% smoke free policy implementation in Pontianak City.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Institutional development
Start Date: Feb 2013
End Date: Jan 2015

Public Interest lawyers for Indonesian Tobacco Control network (PIL-ITCN)

Jakarta Resident Forum (Forum Warga Kota Jakarta) FAKTA

The main purpose of this project will be to focus on the legal support for the smoke free legislation in priority cities as needed, establishing and building capacity of a network of lawyers to address tobacco control issues, and the formation of a legal network to address tobacco control issues.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Oct 2012

Legal support for tobacco control in Indonesia

Jakarta Resident Forum (Forum Warga Kota Jakarta) FAKTA

The main purpose of this project is to provide legal support in the development of various national and subnational tobacco control legislations in Indonesia. FAKTA will also lead tobacco control litigation efforts, both defensive and proactive in order to ensure that current provisions on tobacco control are safeguarded, and that tobacco control goals are furthered in Indonesia.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Sep 2015

Providing Technical and Legal Assistance on Tobacco Control Policies and Laws to Ensure Best Practices

JAKARTA RESIDENT FORUM (FORUM WARGA KOTA JAKARTA) FAKTA

FAKTA will provide legal support in the development of various national and subnational tobacco control legislation, build legal expertise in tobacco control policy, and lead defensive and proactive tobacco control litigation efforts.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Sep 2016

Providing Technical and Legal Assistance on Tobacco Control Policies and Laws to Ensure Best Practices

JAKARTA RESIDENT FORUM (FORUM WARGA KOTA JAKARTA) FAKTA

FAKTA will provide core legal support for various national and subnational tobacco control initiatives, build legal expertise in tobacco control policy, and lead defensive and proactive tobacco control litigation efforts.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Sep 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Providing Technical and Legal Assistance on Tobacco Control Policies and Laws to Ensure Best Practices

JAKARTA RESIDENT FORUM (FORUM WARGA KOTA JAKARTA) FAKTA

FAKTA will provide core legal support for various national and subnational tobacco control initiatives, build legal expertise in tobacco control policy, and lead defensive and proactive tobacco control litigation efforts.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Working to Ban tobacco industry sponsorship in six targeted music and film industries in Indonesia

Komisi Nasional Pengendalian Tembakau (National Commission on Tobacco Control - NCTC)

To work towards a ban on tobacco industry sponsorship in six music and film industries in Indonesia, identify champions among industry representatives to advocate for tobacco-free entertainment.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: Jan 2011

Strengthening Smoke-Free Areas Regulation (SFA) and its Implementation in Semarang

Lembaga Pembinaan dan Perlindungan Konsumen Semarang

The purpose of the project will be to advocate for the passage of a city regulation (perdah) that will strengthen implementation of smoke-free areas, and to support establishment and capacity building of institutions that will administer the enforcement.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Nov 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

Lembaga Pembinaan Dan Perlindungan Konsumen Semarang

Smoke Free Semarang City

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Mar 2014

Advocacy and Implementation of Semarang’s Smoke-Free Perda

Lembaga Pembinaan Dan Perlindungan Konsumen Semarang

LP2K will assist Semarang City with the implementation and enforcement of a city-wide perda that establishes smoke-free and tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship-free areas.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Mar 2014
End Date: Jul 2015

Campaign for the socialisation of the provincial smoke-free law of Bali and advocacy towards formulation of a smoke-free law at the district level

Lembaga Perlindungan Anak (LPA) Propinsi Bali

The project aims to support implementation of the provincial smoke-free perda in all regions of Bali in an effort to protect children and adolescents from the dangers of exposure to second hand smoke. This will be done through the socialization of the provincial perda and supporting its implementation in areas where the provincial government has the jurisdiction. At the district/municipality level, LPA will launch efforts to pass Perda's initially in three of Bali's districts (Denpasar City, Badung and Jembrana Districs) to ensure effective smoke-free implementation in those districts.

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

Smoke-free implementation in the regencies who have PERDA and development at regencies level who do not have a smoke-free PERDA

Lembaga Perlindungan Anak (LPA) Propinsi Bali

LPA Bali will advocate for smoke-free and tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship-free areas in select regencies in Bali; at the same time, LPA Bali will assist with implementation of the areas where the legislation has already passed.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: May 2015

Advocacy for tobacco ads ban in the Broadcasting Bill

Lentera Anak Indonesia

Lentera Anak will advocate for a tobacco advertising ban in the Broadcasting Bill Amendment.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://lenteraanakindonesia.com
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Encouraging Parliament and Government Initiatives to Ban Tobacco Advertisement and Promotion as a Proactive Measure for Children Against Addictive Substances

Lentera Anak Indonesia

Lentera Anak will advocate for FCTC accession, encourage and monitor Parliament and government initiatives to ban tobacco advertisement and promotion, and focus attention and create a dialogue on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship issues.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://lenteraanakindonesia.com
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2015

Encouraging Government Initiatives to Ban Tobacco Advertisement and Promotion through FCTC accession and Protecting Children Against Addictive Substances

Lentera Anak Indonesia

Lentera Anak Indonesia will focus on FCTC accession and protecting children from tobacco advertising through the lens of children’s rights

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://lenteraanakindonesia.com
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Jul 2017

Working with Doctors to Promote Public Health through FCTC Accession

MEDICUSS

Medicuss will work with doctors and civil society to advocate for FCTC accession.

Country: Indonesia
Website: WWW.MEDICUSSGROUP.NET
Start Date: Aug 2015
End Date: Jul 2016

Tobacco Control Through Regulation of The Smoke Free Law, TAPS BAN , Increasing The Role of Muhammadiyah, and Strengthening Network

Muhammadiyah Tobacco Control Center ( MTCC) Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang

This project aims to build local political will by mobilizing Mayors and Regents Alliance, Ministry of Health and other professional organizations as well as the Muhammadiyah network to establish a comprehensive smoke-free local regulation with the ban of outdoor tobacco advertising and promotional activities in 20 cities and districts in Central Java.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://ummgl.ac.id
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Strengthen Tobacco Control at National and Sub-National Level in Indonesia

Muhammadiyah Tobacco Control Center of the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (MTCC UMY)

The project aims to enhance national policy efforts on FCTC accession, a comprehensive tobacco control law and establishing sub-national tobacco control (smokefree and advertising bans). It will do so by gathering evidence and support to enhance the national capacity in acceding to the FCTC and discrediting tobacco industry interference. The project will also expand sub-national tobacco control in collaboration with Mayor’s and Regent Alliances in Indonesia.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://mttc.umy.ac.id
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: FCTC ratification
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Strengthen Tobacco Control at National and Sub-National Level in Indonesia

Muhammadiyah Tobacco Control Center of the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (MTCC UMY)

The project aims to enhance national policy efforts on FCTC accession, a comprehensive tobacco control law and establishing sub-national tobacco control (smokefree and advertising bans). It will do so by gathering evidence and support to enhance the national capacity in acceding to the FCTC and discrediting tobacco industry interference. The project will also expand sub-national tobacco control in collaboration with Mayor’s and Regent Alliances in Indonesia.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://mttc.umy.ac.id
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: FCTC ratification
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Towards comprehensive tobacco control policies: Building support for the passage of RPP, RUU and TAPS ban.

National Commision on Tobacco Control

The purpose of the project is to garner broader support (amongst policy makers, decision makers, opinion leaders and the public) for progressive tobacco control policies primarily aiming at getting the RPP (Regulations of the Health law) enacted, the RUU (Omnibus Tobacco Control Bill) re-listed for prioritized discussion in the Baleg (Legislative Body), and to ensure stronger TAPS laws and its regulation through the amendment of the current Broadcasting Law.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

Building Public and Political Support for the Enactment of a Comprehensive Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) Ban at the National Level

National Commission for Child Protection

This project in general aims to build support from the public, policy makers and other stakeholders in pushing for a comprehensive TAPS ban policy at the national level. To achieve this objective, this project shall work to (1) heighten the awareness of the public, policy makers and other stakeholders on TAPS ban through monitoring industry behavior and counteractions, and (2) conduct advocacy efforts geared at supporting policy initiatives related to TAPS ban enactment at the national level.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Mar 2011
End Date: Feb 2013

Advocacy to Support Comprehensive Ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship: Protection on the Rights of the Child

National Commission for Child Protection (NCCP)

To have a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by amending relevant articles in the Government Regulation No.19/2003.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Jan 2011

Advocacy to Support Comprehensive Ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship: Protection on the Rights of the Child

National Commission for Child Protection (NCCP)

To support a comprehensive Ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship through legal action.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Dec 2011

Toward TAPS Ban Policy: Advocacy to Action

National Commission on Tobacco Control

This project aims to Increase public understanding about the harms of tobacco, and raise support for comprehensive tobacco control policies, specifically passage and implementation of a comprehensive TAPS ban in Indonesia .

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jan 2012

Towards comprehensive tobacco control policies: Building support for the passage of RPP, RUU and TAPS ban

National Commission on Tobacco Control

NCTC will advocate for stronger tobacco control policies, with a focus on promoting tobacco control legislation, a comprehensive tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship ban, assisting with current regulatory implementation, and FCTC accession.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Sep 2014

Towards A Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policy

National Commission on Tobacco Control

NCTC will focus on improving national tobacco control legislation and FCTC accession.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Towards a Stronger Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship Ban

National Commission on Tobacco Control

SFA will collaborate with other tobacco control groups (YPMA and Lentera Anak Indonesia) and activists to focus attention and create a dialogue on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship issues.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Mar 2016

Towards A Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policy

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

NCTC will focus on improving national tobacco control legislation and FCTC accession.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Dec 2017

Towards Comprehensive Tobacco Control

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

NCTC will focus on national and local-level tobacco control policy priorities, as well as coalition building.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.komnaspt.or.id
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

100 % Smoke free Bogor City by 2010

No Tobacco Community

The project aims to make Bogor City 100% smokefree by 2010 through implementation of existing legislation. Measures will include forming a tobacco control regulatory committee that will monitor and evaluate initiatives. It aims to make public transport 100% smokefree, reduce tobacco promotion and advertising, and develop networks with stakeholders.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Mar 2009
End Date: Apr 2011

Enforcement of Smoke-free Area Local Regulation toward a 100% smoke-free Bogor City

No Tobacco Community

The project aims to support enforcement of the 100% smoke-free legislation established in May 2010 in Bogor City, West Java. It will accomplish this in close collaboration with the Bogor City Health Office and other key partners through four major strategies. These strategies include continuing enforcement of the smoke-free legislation, strengthening partnerships and linkages with NGO's and others to support the enforcement of the local legislation, building capacity for stakeholders to support law enforcement, and continuing to raise public awareness on the legislation.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Stabilization and development of Smoke Free Area Local Regulation in Bogor

No Tobacco Community

The aim of this project is to create 100% smoke-free environments in all public places, work places and public transport in Bogor city and district. The project intends to achieve at least 80% compliance rate with 100% smoke-free policy in all public places, work places and public transport. It will provide policy support to develop a local regulation to ban tobacco advertisements, promotion and sponsorship. The project will also strengthen partnerships and networking with local NGOs, civil society, and professional organizations in Bogor City and District.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: May 2015

Strengthen the implementation of Smoke Free Area Regulation and total ban on TAPS in West Java and Banten Province

No Tobacco Community

This project focuses on establishing local government policies in 4 cities/districts to ban smoking in all public places and workplaces, to ban tobacco advertising in 6 cities/districts by 2018 (in Bogor District, Tangerang city, Indramayu District, Depok city, Cianjur district, Tangerang Selatan city), and to reach 90% compliance of smoke-free and display ban of tobacco products at point of sale in Bogor City.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Smokefree
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Aug 2019

Strengthening the Community Network to Reject Cloves as Indonesia’s Heritage

RAYA INDONESIA

Working in coordination with civil society, RAYA will lead the effort to remove kretek from the Bill on Culture.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Nov 2015
End Date: Apr 2016

Consolidate Strategic Alliance and Support Mechanism on Human Rights to Strengthen Tobacco Control Movement in Indonesia

Rumah Mediasi Indonesia

The purpose of this project is to advance a tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship ban at the executive level while promoting tobacco control as a human rights issue in Indonesia.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://https://rumahmediasi.co.id
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: FCTC ratification
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Strengthening tobacco control program in Jakarta

Sahabat Cipta

This project proposes to strengthen the enforcement and compliance of smoke-free policy and TAPS ban in Jakarta with the aim of achieving 90% and 95% compliance rate for both policies respectively by 2019.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.sahabatcipta.or.id
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Engaging Women in FCTC Accession

SAPA INDONESIA

SAPA Indonesia will advocate for FCTC accession through the lens of women’s rights.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Mar 2017

Promoting Tobacco Control Measures That Protect Women and Children, especially from Poor, Vulnerable Groups

SAPA Indonesia

SAPA Indonesia, in tight coordination with other tobacco control groups, will advocate for tobacco control policies and measures consistent with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jun 2018
End Date: May 2019

Smoke-free Initiative; Healthy Bali Without Tobacco Smoke

School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University

The aim of this project is to implement provincial 100% smoke-free regulation in all nine districts of Bali to ensure the greater than 80% compliance in all places. The project will build enforcement and implementation capacity of governmental, non-governmental and professional organizations at the provincial, district and city levels. It will establish a strong partnership between government and non-governmental organizations and the media for smoke-free policy implementation. It will also establish a system for enforcement, monitoring and evaluation in collaboration with the government for the implementation of the smoke-free law.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: May 2015

Bali Tobacco Free Initiative

School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University

This project aims to create a tobacco-free Bali Province, namely through establishing a complete TAPS ban and 100% smokefree environments in all public and work places. It also aims to regulate the sale of tobacco products. The project will do this by establishing sub-national regulation in all cities and districts of Bali and at the provincial level to ban TAPS. It will also develop smokefree enforcement regulations in each city and district of Bali to ensure higher than 80% compliance rates.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Adbans
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Bali Tobacco Free Initiative

School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University

This project aims to create a tobacco-free Bali Province, namely through establishing a complete TAPS ban and 100% smokefree environments in all public and work places. It also aims to regulate the sale of tobacco products. The project will do this by establishing sub-national regulation in all cities and districts of Bali and at the provincial level to ban TAPS. It will also develop smokefree enforcement regulations in each city and district of Bali to ensure higher than 80% compliance rates.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Adbans
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Tobacco Control movement for youth and adults

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Sep 2015

Building the capacity of public health systems in Indonesia to implement effective tobacco control

Swisscontact Indonesia Foundation

The project aims to achieve a 100% smokefree Jakarta by implementation of existing legislation. Measures to build capacity will include the development of a multi-sector enforcement action plan within two years. A Jakarta Clean Air Act Enforcement Committee will be established, and a monitoring and evaluation system will be developed.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: May 2009
End Date: Apr 2011

Strengthening Implementation and Enforcement of Smoke Free Policy in Jakarta

Swisscontact Indonesia Foundation

The aim is to have effective implementation of 100% smoke-free policy in the greater Jakarta area. An enforcement plan and procedures will be developed. Its implementation will be supported through capacity building, such as training, inspections, complaint reporting and data management. Mass media, media advocacy and public awareness efforts will increase public awareness of the dangers of second hand smoke dangers and about the policy to complement enforcement activities.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: May 2013

Building an Integrated Sustainable Tobacco Control System in Jakarta, Indonesia

Swisscontact Indonesia Foundation

To adopt a governor’s regulation to establish a sustainable funding mechanism for tobacco control at provincial level in DKI Jakarta; To achieve minimum 90% smokefree environment compliance and 95% TAPS ban compliance (indoor and outdoor) in Jakarta by 2016.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Jun 2016
End Date: May 2017

Strengthening Smoke Free Legislation and Enforcement in Jakarta, Indonesia

Swisscontact Indonesia Foundation

The aim of this project is to achieve 80% compliance with the smoke-free regulation and legislation and amended legislations on TAPS ban, allocation of tobacco taxes for health promotion and smoke-free law. It will strengthen enforcement and implementation of the smoke-free regulation to ensure at least 80% compliance. It will develop and adopt tobacco control related legislations at the Jakarta province level, which includes 100% smoke-free area, ban of tobacco advertisements, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS), and allocation of tobacco tax and revenue for health awareness and promotion on harmful of tobacco use.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2015

Strengthening the existing Kenyan Tobacco Control Act through adoption of a national tobacco control policy and enactment of subsidiary legislation

Tobacco Control Board - Kenya.

The project aims to strengthen the existing Kenyan Tobacco Control Act through adoption of a national tobacco control policy and enactment of subsidiary legislation. It will accomplish this by enhancing the capacity of the Tobacco Control Board to provide advice to the Ministry, making recommendations to strengthen the existing legislation, strengthening intersectoral government implementation through the development of a national tobacco control plan in line with FCTC best practice, regionalizing the work of the board and increasing consultation with stakeholders at the regional level.

Country: Indonesia
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

Enhancing tobacco control in Indonesia

Tobacco Control Support Center - Indonesian Public Health Association

The project aims to support government in amendment of the regulation to increase size of Graphic Health Warning (GHW) to 75% on tobacco pack, push parliament to amend of tax law to raise tobacco tax, and tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship related regulation for comprehensive ban, and mobilize people to push president to accede the WHO FCTC.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.tcsc-indonesia.org
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Aug 2017
End Date: Jul 2019

Meeting of Indonesia Tobacco Control Network (NGO) Planning 2009

Tobacco Control Support Center - Indonesian Public Health Association (TCSC-IPHA)

To convene an NGO planning meeting to develop strategic activities to support tobacco control policy advancement in 2009

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jan 2009
End Date: May 2009

Enhancing policy issues for advocacy to policy-makers and related agencies

University of Indonesia, Demographic Institute, Faculty of Economics

To influence the policy-makers in Indonesia to undertake effective tobacco tax and price policy,through policy advocacy and capacity building.

Country: Indonesia
Website: www.ldfeui.org
Start Date: Jun 2008
End Date: Aug 2008

Advocacy for and Enforcement of Smoke-Free Area in Jakarta

Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia

The purpose of the project is to pass a special local regulation of smoke-free areas, while at the same time support the enforcement of the Governor Decree no.88 2010, particularly in two areas: private workplaces and hospitality venues (restaurants/hotels).

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Apr 2012

Strengthening advocacy for the implementation of Smoke Free Area regulation in Jakarta

Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia

Continued support for Smoke Free implementation of the governors decree and continued support for advocacy towards the enactment of a city regulation for smoke free in Jakarta.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.ylki.or.id
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Jan 2014

Working Towards a Smoke – Free Jakarta

Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia

YLKI is working towards a smoke-free Jakarta by strengthening implementation of the existing smoke-smoke free decree and at the same time advocating for a smoke-free law (perda).

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.ylki.or.id
Start Date: Feb 2014
End Date: Oct 2015

Ensure Passage of Jakarta’s 100% Smoke-Free Bill

YAYASAN LEMBAGA KONSUMEN INDONESIA

Alongside other tobacco control advocates, YLKI will advocate for a 100% smoke-free perda (law).

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.ylki.or.id
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: May 2016

Advocacy for and Enforcement of Smoke-Free Areas and Advertisement Ban Policies in Java, Indonesia

Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia (YLKI) and Center for Religious and Community Studies

To advocate and enforce district regulations on smoke-free areas in four districts of Java.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Jul 2010

Towards FCTC-compliant policies through the lens of child protection: advocating for TAPS ban, 100% smoke-free cities, and higher tobacco taxes.

YAYASAN LENTERA ANAK

By working with youth at the subnational and national levels, Yayasan Lentera Anak will advocate for strong tobacco control policies.

Country: Indonesia
Website: www.lenteraanak.org
Start Date: Aug 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Towards a Stronger Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship Ban

Yayasan Pengembangan Media Anak

YPMA will collaborate with other tobacco control groups (NCTC’s Smoke-free Agents and Lentera Anak Indonesia) and activists to focus attention and create a dialogue on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship issues.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.kidia.org/
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Nov 2015

Controlling the Impacts and Dangers of Tobacco for Children and Youths through the Establishment of Smoke-Free Area Regulation in North Sumatra

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia

The project aims to advocate for the passage of a governors decree in North Sumatra to lay the groundwork for the establishment of smoke-free areas in the entire province. The passage of such a decree would instigate and support efforts towards smoke-free environments in the cities of North Sumatra where city level regulations will be pursued.

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Smoke Free Medan

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia

The purpose of the project is to protect children and communities at large from the dangers of second hand smoke exposure in Medan City by supporting enforcement of the PerGub NO. 35/2012 with emphasis on the establishment of 100% smoke free areas. Project also seeks to advocate for a smoke free Perda in order to close the gaps in current regulation.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.pusakaindonesia.or.id
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Jul 2014

Maximizing Implementation of Medan’s Smoke-Free Areas to Protect People from the Impact of Tobacco Products

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia will focus on smoke-free area implementation in Medan City.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.pusakaindonesia.or.id
Start Date: Jul 2014
End Date: Sep 2015

Strengthening the Implementation of Medan City's Smoke Free Areas

YAYASAN PUSAKA INDONESIA

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia will build capacity for enabling Medan City Government to access the local tobacco surcharge and will advocate for the effective implementation and enforcement of the 100% smoke-free areas under City Ordinance NO. 03/2014.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.pusakaindonesia.or.id
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date:

Advocating for accessing the local tobacco tax in the province of North Sumatra; A Pilot Case in Five Districts/Cities.

YAYASAN PUSAKA INDONESIA

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia will work with five North Sumatran Local Government Working Units (SKPDs) in order to build best practices for accessing the local tobacco surcharge revenue and harnessing the revenue for health promotion.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.pusakaindonesia.or.id
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Dec 2017

Harnessing Tobacco Surcharge Revenues in Indonesia

YAYASAN PUSAKA INDONESIA (YPI)

Yayasan Pusaka Indonesia will focus on 100% smoke-free implementation and enforcement at the subnational level.

Country: Indonesia
Website: http://www.pusakaindonesia.or.id
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Jun 2019

Jamaica

'Implementing a Picture-Based Health Warning System on Cigarette Packages in the Caribbean'

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica ( on behalf of The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control)

The project aims to ensure the implementation of rotating picture-based package warnings on tobacco products sold in Caribbean countries, of a minimum size of 50% of the top of each main face of the packaging.

Country: Jamaica
Focus: Pack Warnings
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Mar 2010
End Date: Jun 2011

Developing and enacting comprehensive tobacco control legislation in Jamaica

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica ( on behalf of The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control)

The aim of this project is to facilitate the enactment and implementation of comprehensive national tobacco control legislation in Jamaica that is aligned with the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). The project will provide expert technical assistance to the Ministry of Health for development of comprehensive national legislation, educate and inform government officials and relevant Ministries on the need for and benefits of national laws consistent with FCTC guidelines. Additionally, the project will undertake diverse activities to increase civil society engagement and support for adoption and implementation of effective national tobacco control legislation.

Country: Jamaica
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: Jun 2013

Ensuring Long-Term Smoke-Free And Graphic Health Warning Monitoring and Enforcement

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica ( On Behalf of the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control)

This project will support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to galvanize and sustain the implementation of smoke free regulations (SFE) and the graphic health warnings standards (GHW) for cigarette packs in Jamaica.

Country: Jamaica
Website: http://www.heartfoundationja.org
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Nov 2013

Developing, passing, and implementing comprehensive tobacco control in Jamaica

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (For the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control)

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica will advocate for FCTC-compliant tobacco control policies and laws.

Country: Jamaica
Website: http://www.heartfoundationja.org
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Jun 2016

Introducing a Picture-Based Health Warning System on Cigarette Packages in the Caribbean

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (on behalf of The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control)

To advocate for strong Caribbean Community (CARICOM) tobacco packaging standards, including pictorial warnings and the adoption of those warnings in Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago through the sensitization of policy makers and civil society.

Country: Jamaica
Start Date: Apr 2008
End Date: Apr 2010

Kazakhstan

Enforcement of smoke-free policy in Kazakstan

Public Fund 'Center of support and the development of public health in Kazakhstan' (PF)

To support the implementation and enforcement of smoke-free policies in Almaty and advocating for an increase of tobacco taxes.

Country: Kazakhstan
Website: n/a
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Dec 2008

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

Kosovo

Smoke-Free Kosova

KOSOVO ADVOCACY AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Following the passage of a comprehensive tobacco control law in April 2013, Kosovo Advocacy and Development Centre will work with government authorities to develop implementing regulations and also raise public awareness about the law.

Country: Kosovo
Website: http://www.kadc-ks.org
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Sep 2013

Promoting tobacco control law enforcement in Kosovo

Kosovo Advocacy and Development Centre

KADC will work with the Government of Kosovo, civil society, and the media to support successful smoke-free implementation and enforcement under Kosovo’s 2013 Tobacco Control Law.

Country: Kosovo
Website: http://www.kadc-ks.org
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Dec 2015

Kyrgyzstan

Promotion and advocacy for passage of comprehensive national tobacco control legislation in the Kyrgyz Republic

PUBLIC FOUNDATION "HEALTH PROTECTION FOUNDATION"

The project aims to adopt FCTC compliant legislation to reduce the tobacco prevalence in Kyrgyzstan.

Country: Kyrgyzstan
Website: http://www.help.kg
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: May 2019

Laos

Ready, Start, Law!

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

The project aims to ensure that the new national Tobacco Control Law is implemented. It will support stakeholder capacity for implementation by ensuring the Law is signed by the President, that implementation guidelines are developed and quickly disseminated along with information and training. It will facilitate the monitoring of compliance and enforcement. It will raise awareness of the benefits of the Law and work with media to encourage public support .

Country: Laos
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Apr 2010
End Date: Sep 2011

Advocate for Tobacco Control Law to be passed by National Assembly in Lao PDR

Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Lao PDR

To strengthen and mobilize Lao Network for tobacco control through provision of knowledge, expertise and resources.

Country: Laos
Website: www.adralaos.org
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Dec 2009

Planning and Legislating Tobacco Control in Laos

Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Lao PDR

The project aims to strengthen and mobilize Lao Network for tobacco control through provision of knowledge, expertise and resources.

Country: Laos
Website: http://www.adralaos.org/
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

SEA Games Initiative (SEAGI)

Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Lao PDR

The project aims to ensure that the 2009 Lao-hosted South East Asia Games are smokefree. It will: facilitate public compliance with the tobacco control law at Games venues and related services; raise public awareness of the national tobacco control law and the harmful effects of tobacco use; build awareness and capacity among government and key partners to implement the law.

Country: Laos
Website: http://www.adralaos.org/
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Aug 2009
End Date: Mar 2010

Implementing Comprehensive Tobacco Control law in Lao PDR

Ministry of Health, Hygiene and Prevention Department

The aim of this project is to establish a Tobacco Control unit within the Ministry of Health and to assure effective implementation of the national tobacco control law. It will achieve this through strengthening tobacco control structures within the government, supporting revision, passage and implementation of key elements of the law such as tobacco advertising and product sponsorship bans, and graphic health warnings. Additionally, smoke free regulations will be strengthened and enforced in a total of 10 districts within 3 major provinces - Bolikhamxhay, Khammouane, and Savvaneket.

Country: Laos
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Dec 2012

Lebanon

Implementing the New Tobacco Control Legislation in Lebanon

IndyACT

To ensure the effective implementation of key elements of the Lebanese tobacco control law, namely the ban on tobacco advertising, promotion & sponsorship and 100% smoke-free public spaces.

Country: Lebanon
Website: http://www.indyact.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Apr 2013

Supporting and monitoring effective implementation of tobacco control legislation and promoting tobacco taxation and continually sustain the national program.

Lebanese Ministry of Health

This project aims to continue support for the implementation and monitoring of the newly passed national tobacco control legislation in collaboration with related Ministries, NGOs, academia and media. It will increase capacity for implementation and enforcement of the smoke free provisions, coordinate a Ministerial action to enforce the Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship ban, work towards implementation of the 40% health warning and advocate for pictorial health warnings. It will also work on development and maintenance of a monitoring system for implementation. The project will work to minimize the influence of tobacco industry interference in opposing the new legislation and its effective implementation.

Country: Lebanon
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: Aug 2013

Promote the passage of the drafting TC policies consistent with the FCTC and effective strengthening of the national TC program

Lebanese Ministry of Public Health

The project aims to advocate for the enactment and enforcement of national tobacco control legislation consistent with the FCTC. It will focus on amendments relating to health warnings, tobacco advertising and smokefree public places. It also aims to achieve a strong and sustainable tobacco control programme at the MOPH.

Country: Lebanon
Website: http://www.tobaccocontrol.gov.lb
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2009
End Date: Oct 2011

Legally Challenging the Tobacco Industry & Building Legal Capacity

Lebanese Union for Consumer Protection (LUCP)

The project aims to increase the tobacco control capacity of Lebanon’s legal community and proactively enforce TAPS ban violations under Lebanon’s Tobacco Control Law 174.

Country: Lebanon
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Mar 2014

Media Advocacy Workshop for the passage of TC legislations regarding Banning smoking in enclosed public places, banning adds and Pictorial health warning

National Tobacco Control Program, Ministry of Public Health

To promote awareness among media professionals on the issues pertaining to tobacco use; and, to establish a cooperative and collaborative working relationship between health advocates and the media

Country: Lebanon
Start Date: Sep 2009
End Date: Nov 2009

Production of local TVC for a national mass media campaign on the implementation of the law

National Tobacco Control Program, Ministry of Public Health

The project aims to create a national mass media campaign increasing the public's awareness on the presence of the smoke-free law.

Country: Lebanon
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Jan 2012

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

Malaysia

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Levels in Youth Venues in Thailand and Malaysia: A Follow-up Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of Smoke-Free Policy

National Poison Center, Universiti Sains Malaysia

To evaluate the effectiveness of smoke-free air ordinances by comparing the change in the indoor air quality in sample smoke-free venues.

Country: Malaysia
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Dec 2010

Maldives

Develop and strengthen tobacco control policies in Maldives to achieve MPOWER

Health Protection Agency/ Ministry of Health Maldives

To establish and strengthen a politico-administrative and infrastructure framework for tobacco control in Maldives; To review current smoke-free laws and regulations, and establish multi-departmental engagement to achieve 100% smokefree public places, graphical health warnings(GHWs) on tobacco products, raised tobacco taxes and implementation of policies on FCTC Article 5.3; To conduct regular monitoring and evaluation of project.

Country: Maldives
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2016
End Date: Nov 2018

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

Mexico

Understanding Undue Tobacco Industry Interference in Tobacco Control Policies in Mexico

CIDE

To identify the sources and mechanisms of tobacco industry influence in tobacco control policy and regulation and the strategies that the industry utilizes in its efforts to disrupt tobacco control in Mexico.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Nov 2009
End Date: Jun 2010

Tobacco Control and Communication

Códice

To broaden and strengthen activities to promote key Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) policies (e.g., smoke-free spaces, warning labels, taxes, and advertising bans) in 11 cities in Mexico. Reporters within and outside tobacco control will participate in a media workshop, subsequent media advocacy activities, and in the evaluation process of its impact.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: May 2009
End Date: Jul 2010

State-Level Policy Advocacy in Mexico

Códice

Support for state level advocacy toward FCTC compliant regulation within nine states in Mexico.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Apr 2012

Communication and Advocacy for 100% Smoke-Free Environments in Ten Strategic Mexican States

Códice. Comunicación, Diálogo Y Conciencia,S.C

Engaging in state-level work in ten priority states located throughout Mexico, Códice will advocate for 100% smoke-free legislation in the states without 100% smoke-free laws and will advocate for strong smoke-free implementation and enforcement in the states that are already 100% smoke-free.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Jul 2015

Convening State-Level Civil Society and Private Sector Advocates to Call for a 100% Smoke-Free National Law

Códice. Comunicación, Diálogo Y Conciencia,S.C

Codice will convene business and civil society leaders to participate in a forum and press conference to advocate for a stronger smoke-free bill pending in Mexico’s Congress.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Mar 2015

Communication and Advocacy for 100% Smoke-Free Environments

CÓDICE. COMUNICACIÓN, DIÁLOGO Y CONCIENCIA,S.C

Códice will advocate for 100% smoke-free laws and implementation in key states and will advocate for a nationwide 100% smoke-free law.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Aug 2015
End Date: Sep 2017

Communication, advocacy, monitoring and creation of coalitions in favor of tobacco control.

CÓDICE. COMUNICACIÓN, DIÁLOGO Y CONCIENCIA,S.C

Códice will advocate for tobacco control measures at the state level by working with government and civil society organizations.

Country: Mexico
Website: www.codicesc.org
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Sep 2018

Advocacy, communication, coalition building, and monitoring in favor of tobacco smoke free spaces.

CÓDICE. COMUNICACIÓN, DIÁLOGO Y CONCIENCIA,S.C

The purpose of this project is to advocate for 100% smoke-free laws in 7 new states, monitor compliance in 7 states with existing 100% smoke-free laws, promote TAPS bans in 2 states, and research publicity of tobacco products near schools in Mexico City.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://https://codicesc.org/
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Cocoyoc's Journalists' Workshop

Comunicacion Dialogo y Conciencia S.C. (Codice)

To encourage tobacco control policies, and in a general manner, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control knowledge among the 25 participants from eleven States of Mexico’s central zone.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Mar 2010
End Date: Jul 2010

Communication and Advocacy for 100% Smoke-Free Environments in Nine Strategic Mexican States

Comunicación, Diálogo y Conciencia, Sociedad Civil

Support for state level advocacy toward FCTC-compliant regulations within nine priority states in Mexico, with a focus on smoke-free.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: May 2012
End Date: Dec 2013

Tobacco control legislative change at the federal and municipal levels in Mexico

Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México A.C. (InterAmerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

To support lobbying of both Mexico City legislature and the federal congress of Mexico to promote comprehensive tobacco control legislation in 2007.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Oct 2007
End Date: Feb 2008

To promote and monitor the development of regulation, effective enforcement and compliance with 100% smokefree policies in Mexico City

Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México A.C. (InterAmerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

Project to promote and monitor the development of the regulation, effective enforcement and compliance with 100% smokefree policies in Mexico City; to increase public support for 100% smoke-free enclosed public places and workplaces, including bars and restaurants, through public education, mass media, and media advocacy campaigns; and to organize and build a Smoke-Free Mexico City coalition that includes all major allies; and to promote enactment of state and municipal legislation, enforcement and compliance in other jurisdictions in Mexico as they become ready for smokefree legislation.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Apr 2010

To promote and monitor the development of regulation, effective enforcement and compliance with 100% smokefree policies in Mexico City

Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México A.C. (InterAmerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

The goals of this project are to promote strong regulation and surveillance and to strengthen civil society participation on Smoke Free Environments as well as to promote tobacco Tax increases in Mexico. FIC Mexico will achieve these goals through 3 main activities to produce political, social and economic changes resulting in a 100% smoke-free Mexico.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Jun 2011

To Strengthen the 2008 General Tobacco Control Law, to Strengthen and Preserve Mexico City's Smoke-Free Law and Promote Legislative Reforms at the State Level in Mexico

Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México A.C. (InterAmerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

To strengthen tobacco control policy in Mexico, via the improvement or preservation of the relevant laws, monitoring and enforcement.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

To improve tobacco control policies in Mexico, Mexico City and the State of Mexico

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón México A.C. (Interamerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

To improve tobacco control policies in Mexico, Mexico City, and the State of Mexico, through: improving the General Law for Tobacco Control; revising the Law of Special Tax on Production and Services; improving the smoke-free air law in Mexico City; and promoting establishment of 100% smoke-free legislation in the State of Mexico.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.interamericanadelcorazon.org
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Sep 2014

Improving the institutional design and the implementation of tobacco control policies in Mexico

Fundación Interamericana Del Corazón México A.C. (Interamerican Heart Foundation Mexico)

FIC Mexico will focus on national-level tobacco control policy, improving Mexico City’s smoke-free implementation, and strengthening and broadening its coalition of partners.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.interamericanadelcorazon.org
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Jun 2016

Improving Mexico’s Compliance with The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN MÉXICO A.C. (INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION MEXICO)

FIC Mexico will focus on national-level tobacco control policy, improving Mexico City’s smoke-free implementation, and strengthening and broadening its coalition of partners.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.interamericanadelcorazon.org
Start Date: Jun 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Working towards FCTC-compliant tobacco control policies in Mexico

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN MÉXICO A.C. (INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION MEXICO)

In coordination with civil society, FIC Mexico will focus on national-level tobacco control policies, such as a 100% smoke-free law.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://ficmexico.org/fictabaco/
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Feb 2019

Advocating for FCTC-Compliant Tobacco Control Policies in An Election Year

FUNDACIÓN INTERAMERICANA DEL CORAZÓN MÉXICO A.C. (INTERAMERICAN HEART FOUNDATION MEXICO)

In coordination with civil society, FIC Mexico will focus on national-level tobacco control policies, such as a 100% smoke-free law.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://tabaco.ficmexico.org/
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Feb 2018

Baja California, Mexico: 100% smoke-free state

Institute of Public Health Services of Baja, California

The project aims to amend the state legislation and the corresponding local regulations to enforce the law, and to promote effective enforcement and compliance with the 100% smokefree law in the state of Baja California. This will be done through building strategic networks and alliances to create a favorable climate to amend the state law; obtaining amendments to state legislation and municipal regulations to implement the law; and to promote the effective implementation through stakeholder and public awareness and enforcement activities.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jan 2013

Strengthening FCTC Implementation in Mexico

Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respoiratorias

The aim of this project is to strengthen federal and state tobacco control laws and policies to conform to the obligations and recommendations of the WHO FCTC. It will promote support for and facilitate the adoption of strengthened policies to ensure 100% smoke free environments, prohibition of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. It will also promote amendments to increase the size of health warnings and an increase in the federal excise tax on tobacco as well as developing a legal case for establishment of taxes by local states.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Material development and capacity building for tobacco policy media advocacy in Mexico

Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

The project aims to undertake media advocacy to achieve a 100% smoke-free environment, raise tobacco taxes, and achieve a comprehensive ban on tobacco promotion and sponsorship including introduction of FCTC compliant health warnings

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

A mass media campaign to promote smoke-free policies and compliance in Mexico.

Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

The project aims to develop, pretest, implement, and evaluate a media campaign to increase support for smoke-free policies in Mexico.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Massmedia
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Mar 2011

Assessing and increasing the effectiveness of cigarette pack warnings in Mexico

Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica

The project aims to promote the effective use of health warning labels (HWLs) to combat tobacco use in Mexico. It will recommend the most effective HWL content to decision makers based on scientific evidence and field experiments. It will also disseminate information on post-market impact of pictorial HWLs to promote stronger HWL policy. It will conduct field experiments to assess HWLs with greatest impact, estimate the impact of HWLs and deliver reports to key decision makers and advocates with results and recommendations.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Mar 2012

Improving knowledge and technical capacity to implement art. 5.3 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention for Tobacco Control in Latin America

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Mexico Office

Deliver two workshops to improve knowledge and awareness of FCTC article 5.3 to government officials, legislators and technical advisors who specialise in TC in countries across Latin America and work with them to develop national action plans.

Country: Mexico
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Lobbying for comprehensive tobacco control legislation in Mexico

Mexican Public Health Society

To support lobbying efforts of the Mexican Public health association to lobby the Mexican Tobacco Legislative System for approval of comprehensive tobacco control legislation in 2007.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Oct 2007
End Date: Nov 2009

Tobacco smoke free surveillance reinforcement program in Tabasco State

Ministry of Health, Government of State of Tabasco

The aim of this project is to strengthen and sustain the operational structure for and the evaluation of surveillance for effective implementation of the smoke free legislation in Tabasco state. The project will strengthen and increase the human and material resources that allow verification operations in order to carry out a thorough surveillance program of law compliance. It will develop and run the technical and operational tools and procedures to create information and monitoring systems for the evaluation of the inspections program. It will also promote and sustain enforcement of the law through follow up inspections and outreach activities to different publics.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Smoke-free Cozumel

Municipality of Cozumel

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Apr 2014

Strengthening the policy framework to reduce the gap with WHO FCTC in Mexico

National Commission Against Addictions (CONADIC)

This project proposes to strengthen tobacco control policies in Mexico through increasing tobacco tax, enlarging the size of pictorial health warning, and passing a national comprehensive ban on smoking in public places.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://https://www.gob.mx/salud/conadic
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Jun 2019

Waking up the national capacity for tobacco control in Mexico: towards the application of the framework convention

National Council Against Addictions

The project aims to build and establish the national capacity for tobacco control, through the construction of the National Office for Tobacco Control, a smoke-free coalition and a work group in charge of designing, administrating and monitoring public policies oriented to FCTC.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2008
End Date: May 2011

Enhancing implementation of FCTC in Mexico

National Council Against Addictions

The aim of this project is to enhance compliance with FCTC by strengthening and improving national legislation on tobacco control. The project will promote amendments to the federal general law for tobacco control law in order to strengthen smoke free environments, packaging and labelling of tobacco products and prohibition of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products. The project will also promote increased tobacco taxes and establish a national monitoring system on the impact of the law on tobacco control.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: May 2015

Strengthening tobacco control policies and furthering FCTC implementation in Mexico

National Council Against Addictions

To promote indexation of specific excise tax on cigarettes to reflect inflation / economic growth. Promote strengthening / adoption of 100% sub-national smokefree laws. Establish Article 5.3 guidelines to regulate relationship between public health sector and tobacco industry.

Country: Mexico
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Nov 2017

Tobacco Economics Research Activities to Support Tobacco Control in Mexico

National Institute of Public Health

To provide empiral evidence to support tobacco control policy in Mexico and counter tobacco industry arguments to weaken tobacco control in the country.

Country: Mexico
Website: www.insp.mx
Start Date: Jun 2008
End Date: Jun 2009

Defending Nuevo Leon’s Smoke-Free Law

PRO SALUD SEXUAL Y REPRODUCTIVA, A.C. (PROSSER)

PROSSER will defend Nuevo Leon’s 100% smoke-free law.

Country: Mexico
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Sep 2016

Special contribution to compensate for the expenses that the tobacco epidemics causes to Veracruz State's health system

Public Health Institute Veracruzana University

This project aims to develop, promote, and help implement local legislation seeking to create a special contribution to compensate -at least in part- for the health expenses caused by tobacco consumption at state level, and to impose an increase in the retail price of cigarettes that would be near the 75% suggested by the FCTC-WHO.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.uv.mx/isp/
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Jul 2017
End Date: Jul 2018

The rescuers: 100% Smoke Free Mexico City

REFLEACCIONA CON RESPONSABILIDAD A.C.

Refleacciona con Responsibilidad’s work will strengthen 100% smoke-free implementation and enforcement in Mexico City.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.refleacciona.org
Start Date: Nov 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Nuevo León, México: 100% Smoke-free

Secretaría de Salud del Estado de NUevo León

The overall purpose of this project is to set up the mechanisms, build the capacity and establish the operational rules for the smoke-free legislation in Nuevo León. Administrative and executive measures will be sought to expand the scope and coverage of this tobacco control policy in the State. This project will allow the related Health Departments to undertake a sustainable program of proper enforcement through designing strategic approaches to maximize compliance and deliver the information and communication campaigns for optimal compliance of the law.

Country: Mexico
Website: http://www.nl.gob.mx/?P=sec_salud
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Mar 2016

Moldova

Advocating for the Creation of the National Coordinating Council for Tobacco Control and the Development and Passage of National Comprehensive, FCTC-Compliant Legislation

Center for Health Policies and Studies in collaboration with the School of Public Health Management

To advocate for and support the creation of the National Coordinating Council for Tobacco Control and the development and advocate for the development, passage and effective implementation of national legislation inline with FCTC guidelines.

Country: Moldova
Website: http://www.pas.md
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Sep 2014

Smoke free Moldova

Center for Health Policies and Studies in Collaboration with the School of Public Health Management

The project promotes FCTC complaint national level legislation in the Republic of Moldova and advocacy support for effective implementation of this legislation.

Country: Moldova
Website: http://www.pas.md
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Mar 2017

Strengthening the tobacco control legislative environment in Mongolia

PUBLIC HEALTH NGO FOCUS

The project aims to support passage of FCTC-compliant amendments to the Mongolian Tobacco Control Law, promote comprehensive implementation of pilot smoke-free areas in Ulaanbaatar, and advocate for multi-sectoral mechanisms for tobacco control, including re-establishment of the Health Promotion Fund by the Ministry of Health and Sport to ensure more sustainable tobacco control program in Mongolia.

Country: Moldova
Start Date: Apr 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

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

Myanmar

Strengthening WHO FCTC Implementation in Myanmar

People's Health Foundation

The purpose of the project is to advocate for effective tobacco taxation policies as well as strengthen and close the gaps of the national tobacco control law

Country: Myanmar
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Jun 2019

Strengthening the implementation and enforcement of tobacco control policies in Myanmar

Public Health Division, Department of Health

The aim of this project is to strengthen the implementation and enforcement of the existing tobacco control law in Myanmar. It also intends to develop necessary new regulations on key tobacco control policies to bring them in line with WHO FCTC provisions and best practices. The project will strengthen the national infrastructure and capacity for tobacco control, address packaging and labelling of tobacco products, protection from exposure to second hand smoke and the setting of appropriate price and tax policies.

Country: Myanmar
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

Moving towards a comprehensive regulation on tobacco free, enhancing pictorial health warning and creating a sustainable funding mechanism in Myanmar

Public Health Division, Department of Health, Ministry of Health

To adopt regulations to enforce TAPS ban, WHO FCTC article 5.3, smokefree environment and regular broadcasting of anti-tobacco messages in print and online media; To develop national notification and political support for PHW and plain packaging; To establish a sustainable funding mechanism for public health programs including tobacco control.

Country: Myanmar
Website: http://www.moh.gov.mm
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jun 2016
End Date: Nov 2017

Nepal

Enforcement of a 75% Pictorial Health warning in Nepal: mobilization of media and policy makers

Action Nepal

Country: Nepal
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Mar 2015

Policy and media action to facilitate implementation of 90% Pictorial Health warning in Nepal

Action Nepal

The overall purpose of the project is to ensure enforcement and implementation of the 90% pictorial health warning regulation by December 2015. It will achieve this by maximizing media uptake of law implementation issues, building political commitment, and countering and disclosing tobacco industry tactics.

Country: Nepal
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Jul 2015
End Date: Dec 2015

Building government commitments to improve taxation on tobacco products and ensure effective implementation a 90% Pictorial Health warning in Nepal

Action Nepal

To secure effective implementation and enforcement of 90% Pictorial Health Warnings in all tobacco products packaging; To ensure the increase in tobacco products tax to at least 70% as recommended by the WHO and World Bank.

Country: Nepal
Focus: Pack Warnings
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Advancing tobacco control in Nepal

Action Nepal

The purpose of this project is to increase tobacco taxes to the 75% recommended by WHO, ensure effective implementation of the 90% PHW on all tobacco packs, and create a 100% smoke-free Bharatpur City.

Country: Nepal
Website: http://actionnepal.net
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Mar 0202

Strengthening of tobacco-control efforts in Nepal through effective implementation and enforcement of tobacco control policies

National Health Education, Information and Communication Center

The aim of this grant is to facilitate implementation of evidence-based tobacco control measures and strategies, with specific focus on effective enforcement and implementation of the Tobacco Product Control and Regulatory Act 2011. The project will utilize advocacy, social mobilzation and alliance development, strategic use of media, capacity and infrastructure strengthening as well as monitoring and evaluation in support of its objectives.

Country: Nepal
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Mar 2015

Establishing a National Tobacco Control Program to secure passage of Tobacco Control legislation by the Parliament and its execution by the Government of Nepal in support of its partners

National Health Education, Information and Communication Centre, Ministry of Health and Population, Government of Nepal

The project aims to achieve parliamentary approval of tobacco control legislation. It will: ratify legislation with support from stakeholders; endorse and enforce Directives by the Council of Ministers to implement the law; establish a tobacco control plan compliant with FCTC, MPOWER and the legislation; form a national tobacco control alliance of key stakeholders; organise mass media public education campaigns.

Country: Nepal
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2010
End Date: Mar 2012

Smoke Free Kathmandu Valley: Towards implementation of 100% Smoke Free environments in the health and hospitality sectors.

Nepal Cancer Relief Societ

This project intends to support the Government of Nepal towards effective implementation of smoke-free public places policy of the "Tobacco Products Control and Regulatory Act 2011" in Kathmandu.

Country: Nepal
Website: http://www.ncrs.org.np
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Sep 2013

To strengthen local capacity for the effective implementation of FCTC through district network mobilization, youth empowerment and national advocacy campaign.

Resource Centre for Primary Health Care

To promote the passage and effective enforcement of tobacco control legislation and policy consistent with the FCTC by launching an advocacy campaign targeting lawmakers, organizing public hearings on tobacco control law; supporting the creation of Youth Watch Groups in 30 districts to facilitate the creation of Tobacco Free Zones; and building the capacity of RECPHEC's civil society network in 30 districts of Nepal to monitor district compliance with FCTC regulations.

Country: Nepal
Website: www.recphec.globalink.org
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Nationwide Media Advocacy Campaign for the Implementation of Tobacco Control Law

Resource Centre for Primary Health Care

To launch a mass media campaign throughout the country mobilizing print and electronic media including community FM stations to pressurize the government and legislatures for the implementation of Tobacco Control and Regulation Law.

Country: Nepal
Website: www.recphec.globalink.org
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Nov 2009

Policy Advocacy to implement Tobacco Control and Regulation Law in Nepal through Community Mobilization and Media Campaign.

Resource Centre for Primary Health Care

To advocate for the effective implementation of Tobacco Control and Regulation Law in Nepal through Community Mobilization and Media Campaign.

Country: Nepal
Website: www.recphec.globalink.org
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Jun 2010

Nicaragua

Promoting and Strengthening Nicaragua’s Smoke-Free and Graphic Health Warning Policies.

Faculty Of Medical Sciences- Universidad Católica Redemptoris Mater

UNICA will advocate for the implementation of strong graphic warning labels and will work to amend National Law 727, such that the amended law establishes 100% smoke-free areas.

Country: Nicaragua
Website: http://www.unica.edu.ni
Start Date: Feb 2014
End Date: Dec 2016

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

Pacific Islands

Supporting Pacific Island Countries against tobacco industry interference in tobacco control through Strategy, Policy, Advocacy and Networks

Secretariat of the Pacific Community - SPC

The project aims to increase knowledge, awareness and compliance with FCTC Article 5.3 in the Pacific Island Countries, and also support development of related legislation and administrative procedures ensuring such compliance.

Country: Pacific Islands
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Jul 2013

Pakistan

Establishing sustainable funding mechanism for tobacco control in Pakistan

Association for Better Pakistan (ABP)

This project aims to establish a sustainable funding mechanism for tobacco control in two major provinces of Pakistan through developing and approving projects by provincial governments to allocate government funds and revenue generation through enforcement of Tobacco Vendor Act in 1958.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

To develop subnational tobacco control leadership in 5 model Districts of Pakistan

Capital Administration & Development Division, Government Of Pakistan

To develop subnational tobacco control leadership in 5 model Districts of Pakistan by achieving 80% compliance of tobacco control laws through capacity building, institutional development of district stakeholders and active enforcement and monitoring.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://tsfc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Mar 2017
End Date: Aug 2018

Strengthening Tobacco Smoke-free Islamabad Initiative

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD)

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Dec 2013
End Date: Nov 2014

Strengthening Tobacco Smoke-free Islamabad

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD)

The project shall aim to strengthen the efforts made to make Islamabad a Smoke free city and develop standard operating procedures to make this happen. It will coordinate with district administration agencies and all other relevant ministries and departments to ensure implementation.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: May 2016

This is a reinvestment grant to support the Human Resources and Administrative costs of the PAKISTAN-RI2-19E project for a time limited period (6 months).

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD)

This is a reinvestment grant to support the Human Resources and Administrative costs of the PAKISTAN-RI2-19E project for a time limited period (6 months).

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2016
End Date: Feb 2017

To assess tobacco control status in 5 model Districts of Pakistan

Capital Administration and Development Division, Government of Pakistan

This rapid response project purposes to evaluate the baseline compliance of tobacco control laws through assessing the level of second-hand smoke exposure in 5 major districts of Pakistan following the Tobacco-Smoke Free Islamabad model.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://tsfc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Strengthening Tobacco Control Activities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Director General Health Services Directorate, Health Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The project shall support provincial government of Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa (KPK) to step up and take ownership of tobacco control as a major health issue affecting the population. The project shall work towards formulation of an effective Provincial tobacco control Policy and revise the current national tobacco control laws "Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers’ Health Ordinance-2002" and "Cigarette (Printing of Warnings) Ordinance 1979" to be more in line with FCTC Articles and components of MPOWER policy strategy while at the same time cater to province specific tobacco control issues.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Apr 2016

Supporting Ministry of NHSRC in banning sale of loose cigarette sticks

Fikar-e-Farda Welfare Organization

In response to the urgent need for passing a ban on loose cigarette sales in Pakistan to reduce the availability of cigarettes to youth, this project proposes to mobilize support from the Cabinet members and policy makers for this policy intervention.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://fikarefarda.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Feb 2018

“Taxation – the best way to cut tobacco use.”

Fikar-e-Farda Welfare Organization

This project aims to estimate the burden of illicit trade in Islamabad and to build the capacity of policy makers and stakeholders to raise tobacco taxes by refuting industry arguments on illicit trade based on findings of the project.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://fikarefarda.org
Focus: Tax/Price
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Apr 2018
End Date: Mar 2019

Creating Synergies Among Stakeholders for Sustainable Policy Reform

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

This project aims to build public and political support for effective tobacco taxation and a sustainable national tobacco control plan

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.hdf.com
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

Enhancing Tobacco Control in Pakistan

Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan

The aim of the project is to introduce packaging reforms through amendments in the existing national tobacco control legislation and to develop and implement a strategic advocacy campaign to engage stakeholders in creating a demand for the packaging reforms at national level.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jul 2008
End Date: Feb 2011

Strengthening tobacco control in Pakistan

Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan

This project aims to strengthen tobacco control efforts in Pakistan. It will enhance national capacity through infrastructure and staff development, develop a national tobacco control plan and related plan of action to integrate national tobacco control efforts, provide support for policies consistent with FCTC, build capacity for effective implementation and enforcement, raise awareness about tobacco’s negative effects, and monitor implementation and enforcement of tobacco control laws at the federal, provincial and district levels.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2011
End Date: Feb 2013

Reforming Tobacco Control in Pakistan

Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Dec 2013
End Date: Nov 2014

Strengthening Tobacco Control Reforms in Pakistan

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Government of Pakistan

This project aims to strengthen tobacco control regulation relating to pictoral health warnings (PHW) in order to enhance FCTC compliance. It will achieve this through issuing statutory regulation orders (SROs) on the rotation of PHWs, launching PHWs and coordinating with provinces and other stakeholders to ensure and monitor compliance with SROs.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.tcc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Community mobilization
Start Date: Mar 2015
End Date: Aug 2015

Advancing Tobacco Control Reforms in Pakistan

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Government of Pakistan

The purpose of this project is to provide technical assistance to relevant ministries and departments to protect tobacco control policies from tobacco industry influence. It also aims to enhance subnational ownership of tobacco control. It will achieve this by providing technical assistance to the ministries of Health, Finance, Commerce, and other relevant bodies and working with provincial governments to set up provincial Tobacco Control Cells (TCCs).

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.tcc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Feb 2016

Supplementary grant to support the Human Resources costs of the PAKISTAN-RI2-19G project for a time-limited period (3 months)

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Government of Pakistan

Supplementary grant to support the Human Resources costs of the PAKISTAN-RI2-19G project for a time-limited period (3 months)

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.tcc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2016
End Date: Nov 2016

Policy advocacy for TAPS ban and higher GHW through accountability and discrediting of tobacco industry

NETWORK FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION IN PAKISTAN, THE

The aim of this project to build political and public pressure to pass a comprehensive ban on TAPS and to increase tobacco tax across all products through media and policy advocacy

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.thenetwork.org.pk
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Dec 2017

Policy Advocacy for Higher Taxation and GHW by a Strengthened Sustainable Tobacco Control Mechanism

NETWORK FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION IN PAKISTAN, THE

The purpose of this project is to strengthen tobacco control measures at the national level through policy and media advocacy and tobacco industry accountability.

Country: Pakistan
Website: www.thenetwork.org.pk
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Apr 2018

Tobacco Demand Reduction through consistent tobacco taxation policy

PAKISTAN NATIONAL HEART ASSOCIATION (PANAH)

This project aims to build a coalition of doctors and tobacco victimes to build public and political support for tobacco control in Pakistan

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.panah.org.pk
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

Development and implementation of tobacco control policies project - Pakistan

Society for Alternative Media and Research

To effectively monitor implementation of laws by strengthening the Coalition for Tobacco Control (CTC-Pak) on national and sub-national level with expansion of membership including new members and areas; capacity building of coalition members through coordination / networking / lobbying trainings; establishing a resource pool on tobacco control issues providing updated and locally evidence based information material; forming a target-oriented journalists group and following up with the activities such as providing technical support to the MoH and lobbying with policy makers.

Country: Pakistan
Website: www.alternativemedia.org http://www.ctcpak.org/
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Jul 2009

Supporting and monitoring implementation of tobacco control laws by strengthening Civil Society Organizations and supporting government authorities at sub-national levels.

Society for Alternative Media and Research

To assist with the drafting and enactment of national tobacco control legislation; to provide research and technical assistance on tobacco control to relevant authorities in the Ministry of Health and local governments of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Northwest Frontier Province, and Sindh for the implementation of existing tobacco control legislation; and to monitor and report violations of the existing ban on smoking in public places in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Northwest Frontier Province, and Sindh.

Country: Pakistan
Website: www.alternativemedia.org http://www.ctcpak.org/
Start Date: Jul 2009
End Date: Feb 2012

Tax Raise on Cigarettes in Pakistan

Society for Alternative Media and Research

The aim of the project is to increase the price of cigarettes through a substantial increase in the tax on cigarettes. The project will use media to create awareness among policy makers on the efficacy of tobacco taxes as a source of revenue. It will conduct training and sensitization with journalists in order to encourage news stories and will monitor and compile published material and disseminate to concerned circles.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Nov 2010
End Date: Jun 2011

Court Petition (Public Interest Litigation - PIL) for the Application of Tobacco Control Laws in Pakistan on the use of Sheesha (Water Pipe) in Enclosed Public Places at the Punjab Province of Pakistan

Society for Alternative Media and Research

Application of Tobacco control laws on the use of Sheesha in enclosed public places in Punjab, Pakistan.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: Jan 2012

Monitoring and supporting implementation of tobacco control laws at the federal and provincial levels, and advocating for the inclusion of smoke-less tobacco products within current laws in Pakistan.

Society for Alternative Media and Research

The project intends to support monitoring, and strengthening enforcement of the existing tobacco control laws in Pakistan by enhancing the capacity of coalition members, and developing liaison with provincial governments. Project also intends to address the alarming use of smoke-less products in Pakistan (specifically in the Sindh and Khyber Pakhtoon Khaa provinces) and advocate for the application of the current law on smokeless tobacco products.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Provision of technical and legal support to National Tobacco Control Cell

Society for Alternative Media and Research

The aim of this project is to continue the technical support in tobacco control policy development and implementation provided to support the government’s National Tobacco Control Cell (TCC). In light of the devolution from the federal to the provincial level of many policies and institutional frameworks, SAMAR will engage with relevant Ministries and Departments at the federal and provincial levels. The project will provide technical and legal support to the TCC to set up structures at the Federal level for effective tobacco control policy development. It will also engage with civil society at the provincial level to assist with adjustment to devolved structures and assure continuity with current implementation efforts.

Country: Pakistan
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - development
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: Aug 2013

Strengthening implementation and enforcement of existing tobacco control laws at federal and provincial level in Pakistan and addressing policy gaps for better FCTC compliance.

Society for Alternative Media and Research

The project intends to support the federal and 3 provincial governments implement tobacco control laws effectively by providing concerted technical assistance as well as vigilantly monitoring and countering industry tactics that undermine tobacco control progress. The project further seeks to advocate for closure of gaps in current policies on smokeless tobacco products.
Lastly, the project also seeks to pave way for increased tobacco taxes in collaboration with WHO and civil society partners by fostering a political and social environment conducive to supporting such a reform.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Nov 2015

Muster support for retention of tobacco control policy development and coordination at the federal level

Society for Alternative Media and Research

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: May 2012

Comprehensive strategy for enhanced PHW, TAPS ban and tobacco industry accountability.

Society for Alternative Media and Research

This project will advocate for the implementation of graphic health warnings, a comprehensive TAPS ban, and regulation of smokeless tobacco in Pakistan through engagement with provincial and federal authorities, media advocacy and legal strategies.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Building a joint strategy to fill the existing PWER policy gaps

Society for Alternative Media and Research

Undertake a five-day meeting for up to 15 civil society organisations from the EMRO region. The meeting will raise awareness and understanding of MPOWER policies and build a comprehensive joint strategy to fill the existing PWER policy gaps.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.alternativemedia.org.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Jun 2017

Filling gaps for MPOWER policy areas focusing on enhanced Graphic Health Warning, accountability of Tobacco Industry and tobacco taxation in Pakistan.

SOCIETY FOR ALTERNATIVE MEDIA AND RESEARCH

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.alternativemedia.org.pk
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jan 2018

Moving towards tobacco control sustainability in Pakistan.

Society for Alternative Media and Research

This project aims to ensure generation of funds through mechanisms at the national level which will in return sustain the overall tobacco control work. The project will also create public pressure using media involving tobacco victims and pursuing litigation for the implementation of 85% GHW.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.alternativemedia.org.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2019

Enforcement of Effective Tobacco Control Taxation

SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD - SPARC

This project aims to address policy gaps in national tobacco legislation and foster implementation efforts that comply with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://sparcpk.org/
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Controlling the use of smokeless tobacco products through supporting amendment in policy at national/provincial level, and promoting implementation of tobacco control laws in public and work places in targeted districts of Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Sustainable Development Vision

To advocate for the immediate application of existing tobacco control laws on all smoke-less tobacco products through legislative changes at the provincial and national levels, and to work towards de-normalizing smoke-less tobacco use in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.sdvpk.org
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

Controlling the Use of Smokeless Tobacco Products through National and Province-Level Policy Change

Sustainable Development Vision (SDV)

The purpose of the project is to advocate for the passage of amendments (or issuance of SRO/ other regulations) at the national level that have FCTC-compliant provisions covering smokeless tobacco products, and work towards de-normalizing smoke-less tobacco products.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Jan 2012

Policy Advocacy for Comprehensive Ban on TAPS in Pakistan

The Network for Consumer Protection in Pakistan

Advocate for a comprehensive ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) & Point of Sale Advertising (POS) in Pakistan in compliance with Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.thenetwork.org.pk
Start Date: Sep 2013
End Date: Aug 2015

Policy Advocacy for Comprehensive Ban on TAPS& POS advertising in compliance with FCTC in Pakistan

THE NETWORK FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION IN PAKISTAN

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.thenetwork.org.pk
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Monitoring of TAPS and point of sale advertising in the selected districts of Pakistan

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection

The project aims to develop support for a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) in line with Article 13 of the FCTC. It will establish a monitoring mechanism for TAPS, sensitise professional bodies, consumers and politicians, develop and launch a searchable database on the tobacco industry, and support the MOH’s ongoing enforcement efforts through public awareness and partnerships.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Policy Advocacy and Stakeholder Awareness Building for Packaging Reforms to Reduce Demand for Cigarettes in Pakistan

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection in Pakistan

The aim of the project is to introduce packaging reforms through amendments in the existing national tobacco control legislation and to develop and implement a strategic advocacy campaign to engage stakeholders in creating a demand for the packaging reforms at national level.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.thenetwork.org.pk/tobacco.aspx
Focus: Pack Warnings
Start Date: Jul 2008
End Date: Jun 2011

TI Monitoring of TAPS and Point of Sales Advertising in the Selected Districts of Pakistan

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection in Pakistan

Monitoring and advocacy for effective implementation of FCTC-compliant local legislation regarding TAPs and Point of sale advertising, and advocacy to address existing gaps in the current law on point of sale advertising in Pakistan.

Country: Pakistan
Start Date: Feb 2011
End Date: Aug 2013

Advancing Tobacco Control Initiative in Pakistan

Tobacco Control Cell, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

To advance tobacco control in Pakistan through developing a roadmap to implement 5.3 policies and increase tax to 75% by 2020, ensure comprehensive implementation of smokefree policies and submit revised legislation on TAPS to include POS.

Country: Pakistan
Website: http://www.tcc.gov.pk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2017
End Date: Aug 2018

Paraguay

Raising taxes and controlling illicit trade in tobacco products in Paraguay

Libre de Tabaco

The project aims to help the Ministry of Finance to increase tobacco tax and control illicit trade, by addressing organisational problems in the main tax collection agency SET, and other agencies dealing with tobacco companies. It will: propose tax reforms and short-term adjustments, administrative reform and capacity building at SET; strengthen information systems at SET and other agencies; evaluate track and tracing models, licensing and supply controls; undertake dissemination and lobbying activities.

Country: Paraguay
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: Mar 2011

Tax increases and supply chain controls and SFE in Paraguay

Libre del Tabaco

The aim of this project is reduce tobacco use through tobacco taxation, control of tobacco supply and distribution, and prohibition of smoking in public places. Libre de Tabaco (LDT) will provide expert advice to support the Secretary of Taxation (SET) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) in developing a tobacco tax legal framework, tax base and rate increase. LDT will also provide expert support to the government in developing a registry of tobacco firms, and assisting in establishment of a tracking and tracing system. Finally, LDT's activities under this grant are to increase support for implementation and enforcement of 100% smoke free policies at the municipal level.

Country: Paraguay
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Jul 2011
End Date: Jun 2012

Peru

Advocating for effective tobacco tax, TAPS ban, and smoke-free policies in Peru

Comisión Nacional Permanente De Lucha Antitabáquica

COLAT will continue to focus on nationwide smoke-free implementation, on TAPS ban advocacy and implementation/monitoring, and on increasing the tobacco tax in Peru.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Nov 2013
End Date: Sep 2014

To enact a new legislation on tobacco control as to implement more effective regulations fitted to the latest FCTC recommendations

Comisión Nacional Permanente de Lucha Antitabáquica (COLAT)

To promote the enactment of the amendments to two articles from Peruvian Bill No. 28705 – General Law for the Prevention and Control of the Risks of Tobacco Consumption in according to FCTC dispositions, regarding 100% tobacco smoke-free environments and Health Warnings in packages and labels of tobacco products.

Country: Peru
Start Date: Dec 2009
End Date: Nov 2011

To exert social pressure as a ‘citizen watchdog’ strategy, to counter industry interference and uphold the 100% smoke-free provisions in the Peruvian Constitutional Courts

Comisión Nacional Permanente de Lucha Antitabáquica (COLAT)

This project aims to exert social pressure as a ‘citizen watchdog’ strategy and to counter industry interference and uphold the 100% smoke-free provisions in the Peruvian Constitutional Courts.

Country: Peru
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: Aug 2011

To promote the effective implementation of Act 28705 in establishing 100% tobacco smoke-free environments in Peru and advocating for the adoption of comprehensive, nationwide tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Comisión Nacional Permanente de Lucha Antitabáquica (COLAT)

This project aims to promote the effective implementation of Act 28705 in establishing 100% tobacco smoke-free environments in Peru and advocate for the adoption of a comprehensive, nationwide tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship ban.

Country: Peru
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Oct 2013

Protecting Smoke-Free and Minimum Pack Size laws and regulations in Peru.

Comision Nacional Permanente de Lucha Antitabaquica (COLAT)

To protect Peru’s legislation providing FCTC-compliant laws and regulations for smoke-free environments, health warnings and packaging & labelling of tobacco products.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: Jul 2012

Advocacy and implementation of new tobacco pricing policies and taxes, elimination of all forms of TAPS and Smoke-Free Environments

Comisión Nacional Permanente De Lucha Antitabáquica (COLAT)

COLAT will focus on TAPS ban advocacy, increasing the tobacco tax, and nationwide smoke-free implementation.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Oct 2014
End Date: Aug 2015

Advocating for Strong Tobacco Control Policies in Peru: Tobacco Taxes, TAPS ban, and Smoke-Free Environments

COMISIÓN NACIONAL PERMANENTE DE LUCHA ANTITABÁQUICA (COLAT)

COLAT will focus on TAPS ban advocacy, increasing the tobacco tax, and nationwide smoke-free implementation.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Oct 2016

Mass media campaign to strengthen legislative proposal on full ban of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in Peru

COMISIÓN NACIONAL PERMANENTE DE LUCHA ANTITABÁQUICA (COLAT)

Provide media advocacy support for comprehensive TAPS ban legislation

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Jul 2016
End Date: Jul 2016

Advocating for stronger tobacco control policies in Peru

COMISIÓN NACIONAL PERMANENTE DE LUCHA ANTITABÁQUICA (COLAT)

In conjunction with its partners, COLAT will advocate for a comprehensive tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship ban, higher tobacco taxes, and strong 100% smoke-free implementation.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Mar 2018

Advocate for the implementation of tobacco control measures, in accordance to FCTC, contributing to reduce the availability and use of tobacco in Peru

COMISION NACIONAL PERMANENTE DE LUCHA ANTITABAQUICA (COLAT)

In coordination with civil society, COLAT will champion FCTC-compliant policies and bills.

Country: Peru
Website: http://www.colat.pe
Start Date: Jun 2018
End Date: Mar 2019

Formulation of national preventive policies to face Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in Peru.

The Union Peru Office

Country: Peru
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Mar 2015

Enhancing Peruvian tobacco control legislation by expanding ban on TAPS and regulating ENDS as pharmaceutical products.

The Union Peru Office

The project aims to strengthen Peruvian tobacco control policy infrastructure by fostering a ban on tobacco advertising in newspapers, magazines, and over the Internet, as well as regulation of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDs) as pharmaceutical products and legal protection against secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes.

Country: Peru
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Philippines

Advocacy to Increase Excise Taxes on Tobacco Products and Lower Tobacco Consumption

Action for Economic Reforms

This project aims to secure the passage of a law that will reform and increase tobacco taxation in the Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: Jun 2013

Working towards the effective and credible implementation of the tobacco taxation law

Action for Economic Reforms

AER will work towards the effective and credible implementation of the tobacco taxation law.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.aer.ph
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Jan 2015

Harnessing tobacco tax reform gains to further increase taxes in the 17th Congress

Action for Economic Reforms

The project aims to prepare the ground for the passage of a law that will further increase the unitary tobacco tax rate in the 17th Congress while ensuring the effective and credible implementation of the existing law.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.aer.ph
Start Date: Feb 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Updating the Sin Tax Law to Ensure Health Wins for The Philippines

ACTION FOR ECONOMIC REFORMS

AER will work with tobacco control allies in order to advocate for tobacco tax legislation that maximizes the health benefits for The Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.aer.ph
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jan 2018

Strengthening the Filipino tobacco tax law

ACTION FOR ECONOMIC REFORMS

AER will work with tobacco control allies on Sin Tax Law-related issues.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.aer.ph
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

Advancing Sustainable Tobacco Control Through Stronger MPOWER Implementation in the Philippines

Action on Smoking and Health, Philippines (ASH Philippines)

This project focuses on attaining sustainability in tobacco control in the Philippines through the use of effective MPOWER strategies.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislative / policy development
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Aug 2019

Smoke Free Albay

Add+Vantage Community Team Services Inc. (ACTS. Inc)

The purpose of the project is twofold: to involve the passage and effective enforcement and implementation of a 100% smoke-free ordinance in six cities and municipalities in the Province of Albay and to achieve a 100% Smoke-Free Albay Province.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

Smoke-Free Albay

ADD+Vantage Community Team Services. Inc. (ACTS. Inc)

Smoke-Free Albay’s main objective is to ensure effective implementation and enforcement of 100% smoke-free ordinances (SFOs) in four target local government units in the Province of Albay.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Strengthening Tobacco Control Capacity in the Philippines

ASH Philippines

To develop the tobacco control infrastructure and capacity at national and subnational level through institutionalisation and development of a tobacco control strategic plan; To safeguard tobacco control policies and gains by promoting the removal of tobacco industry from the tobacco regulatory body; To sustain, enhance and expand the gains achieved in tobacco control policies through continuous strengthening of the tobacco control advocates’ alliance and network.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Jun 2016
End Date: Dec 2016

Smokefree Manila: Making Cities And Municipalities In Metro Manila 100% Smoke Free

CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT-METRO MANILA

The purpose is to achieve a "Smoke free Manila" by establishing 7, 100% Smoke free model urban centers, through media and communication strategies, capacity building for effective implementation and strict enforcement of local ordinances, policy advocacy and strategic partnerships.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Aug 2008
End Date: Jul 2010

Race towards a Tobacco Industry (TI) Interference –free civil service

Civil Service Commission

The aim of this project is to promote and preserve the integrity of the civil service in light of aggressive tobacco industry interference in all levels of government. Effective enforcement of policies relevant to protection against tobacco industry interference will catalyse the development of and protect the successful implementation of other tobacco control policies. The project will increase capacity of government staff and policy-makers to ensure implementation of policies on tobacco industry interference. It will integrate monitoring and implementation of policies on tobacco industry interference in existing programs and monitor compliance with those policies. The project will promote public awareness of tobacco control issues and build and maintain a strong tobacco control alliance of government and other organizations.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Strengthening the FCTC Article 5.3 Implementation in the Philippine Bureaucracy

Civil Service Commission

The project aims to scale up the implementation of the Civil Service Commission-Department of Health Joint Memorandum Circular (CSC-DOH JMC) No. 2010-01, a policy protecting the bureaucracy from tobacco industry interference (TII), in accordance with the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) Article 5.3 Guidelines. By insulating the bureaucracy from any unnecessary interaction with the tobacco industry (TI) and by ensuring transparency and accountability among civil servants when dealing with the industry, it is envisioned that tobacco control measures consistent with the principles of FCTC will thrive and succeed in eventually reducing tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.csc.gov.ph
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Expanding the Implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 across the Philippine Bureaucracy

Civil Service Commission

To implement WHO FCTC Article 5.3 by expanding adoption of CSC-DOH Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) 2010-01; Strengthen the alliance (national and sub-national) to monitor and address tobacco industry interference.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.csc.gov.ph
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Jul 2017

Instituting Implementation Mechanisms to Enforce Advertising Bans in the Country through Key School Districts

Department of Education

This project aims to build the capacity of the Department of Education with a focus on advocacy for effective implementation of tobacco control policies, the development of champions for TAPS and eliminating exposure to tobacco within school environments and policy-making.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.deped.gov.ph
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Mar 2018

Boosting the implementation of the Philippine National Tobacco Control Strategy (NTCS) 2011-2016 in its selected strategic objectives (Phase 2)

Department of Health - National Center for Health Promotion

The grant will provide assistance for the expansion of selected key strategic objectives of the National Tobacco Control Strategy 2011-2016 (NTCS). It shall also aim to provide support for the development of NTCS for 2017-2022 based on progress achieved; the drafting of an Omnibus bill for the Implementation of WHO FCTC; and proposing methodology for possible amendments to the provisions of RA 9211 to reduce tobacco industry interference.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Strengthening the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) through the effective implementation of WHO-FCTC and National Tobacco Control Strategy (NTCS) 2017-2022

Department of Health - National Center for Health Promotion

This project aims to strengthen the National Tobacco Control Program of the Philippines Department of Health by ensuring effective implementation of the WHO-Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the National Tobacco Control Strategy 2017-2022.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.doh.gov.ph
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Nov 2019

Moving to the next level in the Philippines – complete implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Department of Health National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP)

The project aims to achieve full implementation of the WHO FCTC in the Philippines. It will establish a National Tobacco Control Coordinating Office within the DoH and a Sector-Wide Anti-tobacco Council (best practice). It will also deliver a National Tobacco Control Strategy and a Medium Term Plan which aim for the lowest possible tobacco use prevalence and highest level of protection from secondhand smoke.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Implementation
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

Boosting the Implementation of The Philippines National Tobacco Control Strategy [NTCS] in Selected Action Areas

Department of Health National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP)

The aim of this project is to support the government to boost the initial implementation of the first National Tobacco Control Strategy (NTCS). Development of the NTCS was one of the major accomplishments of the previous grant. This project intends to establish sustainable tobacco control capacity and policy, including a formalized investment plan and permanent core staffing of the National Tobaco Control Coordinating Office (NTCCO). It will focus on enactment and enforcement of select key NTCS policies compliant with The World Health Organization-Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) such as illicit trade, product regulation, packaging and labeling, and advertising and sponsorship bans.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Dec 2013

Continuing FCAP's Gains for Effective Tobacco Control Policy Through Intensified Capacity & Alliance Building with Strategic Communications' Media & Messages

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines

The project aims to achieve national tobacco control management, with priority given to graphic health warnings, tobacco taxation policy, and bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. It aims to intensify FCAP’s capacity in four key areas: (1) increased organizational capacity, leadership and development; (2) stronger alliances and networks; (3) evidence-based policy and practice; (4) communication, marketing and social mobilization.

Country: Philippines
Website: www.tobaccocontrol.ph
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Sep 2011

Escalating PACE (Policy Advocacy and Capacity Expansion) with SAFER (Strategic Alliance For Effective Regions) Implementation of FCTC in the Philippines

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines

This project aims to provide for comprehensive management of tobacco control in the Philippines focusing on four key areas: 100% smoke free policy implementation, tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship ban, improved tobacco tax policy, and countering tobacco industry interference. Major approaches will ensure sustainable capacity and leadership, expand strategic alliances for effective regions, and use evidence-based policies and practices. The project will also increase the use of effective communication, marketing and mobilization strategies and strengthen capacity to counter tobacco industry interferences.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

A Stronger FCAP For More Effective National Tobacco Control Management

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines

Purpose of the project is to achieve comprehensive national tobacco control management through capacity building and organizational development, alliance building and development of a Health Promotion Foundation.

Country: Philippines
Website: www.tobaccocontrol.ph
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Sep 2009

Countering Tobacco Industry Interference and Tobacco Marketing

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines

FCAP will spearhead rallies and media events raising awareness of the need to protect government and the public from ProTobEx and tobacco industry interference writ large.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Mar 2012

To create an impetus for the legislators to act immediately on the graphic health warning bill in Congress by showing public support.

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines - Media

To encourage legislators to act in support on the Graphic Health Warning bill in the Philippines Congress by demonstrating public support for graphic health warnings in the national media.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: Jun 2008

To promote nationwide enforcement of the outdoor advertising ban by using media to highlight ad ban enforcement in two pilot cities.

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines - Ad Ban

To promote nationwide enforcement of the existing outdoor advertising ban by utilizing the media to highlight the need for ad ban enforcement in two pilot cities in the Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Dec 2007
End Date: May 2008

Media Advocacy Creating Legislative Support To Promote Passage of Graphic Health Warning Bill

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP)

To create public and support among legislators in both houses of Congress to encourage the passage of a pending comprehensive Graphic Health Warning bill.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jul 2008
End Date: Oct 2008

Advocacy Campaign to Strengthen Capacity of Legislators and Create Legislative Support to Promote Passage of Graphic Health Warning

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP)

To create public and support among legislators in both houses of Congress to encourage the passage of a pending comprehensive Graphic Health Warning bill.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jul 2008
End Date: Oct 2008

FCAP’s Tobacco Control Media Project: “Getting Journalists into Tobacco Control Field”

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP)

To strengthen the link between civil society tobacco control advocates and media.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Aug 2010

Scaling Up National Tobacco Control Capacity of the Philippines

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP)

The overall purpose of the project is to strengthen national tobacco control capacity of the country to ensure that the Philippines will be able to effectively fulfil its obligations under the WHO-FCTC. It will do so by strengthening the Department of Health, fortifying the tobacco control network of advocates to sustain and enhance gains achieved in tobacco control, and ensuring effective counter-measures of tobacco industry interference.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Effective legislation in the Philippines: localization of the Tobacco Regulations Act of 2003 in selected fourmula one (F1) for health pilot sites

Health Policy Development and Planning Bureau, Department of Health

The aim of this project is to achieve implementation across the Philippines of the (national legisltation) Republic Act 9211 entitled "Tobacco Regulations Act 2003" (RA9211), commencing with effective implementation of an LGU ordinance on RA 9211 in 12 selected provinces.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Aug 2009
End Date: Jul 2011

Strengthening the Implementation of the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance

Health Services Office- City Government of Baguio

The purpose of this project is to protect people from exposure to second-hand smoke through strengthening the implementation of the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Capacity building
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jul 2019

Committee and Policy Development for Tobacco Regulation

HealthJustice Foundation

To provide legal support for the creation of a national body proposed by the Philippines Department of Health Secretariat that will supervise, oversee, and coordinate activities related to tobacco control. The Project will commence with the legal and technical work necessary for the creation of the Tobacco Regulation and the Tax and Price Measures Committees, as a follow-on to the newly-established Article 5.3 Committee.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Feb 2010
End Date: May 2010

Enabling Policy and Regulatory Development for Tobacco Control in the Philippines

HealthJustice Foundation

To achieve full implementation of Articles 5.3 and 11 of the FCTC in the Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Oct 2010
End Date: Feb 2013

Advancing Tobacco Control in the Philippines Through Policy Development, Capacity Building and Advocacy

HealthJustice Foundation

The project aims to strengthen FCTC-compliant policy frameworks through advocacy for the amendment of RA 9211, supporting Art 5.3 compliance through technical assistance to Civil Service Commission and Department of Health, and by providing capacity building training to targeted LGUs.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.healthjustice.ph
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: May 2015

Strengthening Tobacco Control Through the Development and Implementation of FCTC-Compliant Policies and Protection Against Tobacco Industry Interference

HealthJustice Foundation

Strengthen tobacco control in the Philippines by advocating for development, implementation and protection of FCTC-compliant policies and providing technical assistance in tobacco control to relevant Commissions and Departments.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.healthjustice.ph
Start Date: May 2015
End Date: Nov 2017

Litigation Research for Tobacco Control Policy Change

HealthJustice Foundation, Inc.

To analyze the viability of filing identified tobacco litigation to advance the goals of tobacco control advocacy within the legal system of the Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jan 2009
End Date: Apr 2009

Strengthening Tobacco Control through the Development and Implementation of Smoke-Free Philippines and Protection Against Tobacco Industry Interference

HEALTHJUSTICE PHILIPPINES, INC

This project aims to strengthen tobacco control through the development and implementation of policies on smoke-free Philippines and protection against tobacco industry interference.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.healthjustice.ph
Start Date: Dec 2017
End Date: Dec 2018

Using litigation as a tool to compel government regulators to comply with anti-smoking laws and the creation of smoke-free environments

LEGAL ENGAGEMENT ADVOCATING DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM (LEADER, INC.)

To use advocacy and litigation to push government entities and the private sector to become 100% smoke-free compliant.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://leader.org.ph
Start Date: Sep 2018
End Date: Aug 2019

Sustaining Enforcement of 100% Smokefree Environment Policy in Metropolitan Manila

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

The project shall, using the key lessons learnt, work towards developing effective strategies for enforcement practices for a smoke free environment. It shall also proactively work towards enforcement sustainability beyond the life of the project. MMDA will work towards supporting and sustaining LGU smoke-free policy initiatives in line with meeting FCTC obligations and implementing national laws on tobacco.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.mmda.gov.ph
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Nov 2014
End Date: Jan 2016

Integrated Enforcement of Smoke Free Environment Policy in Metropolitan Manila

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

To strengthen the smokefree environment policy enforcement in Metropolitan Manila by integrating efforts of the MMDA, LGUs and other agencies; provide technical support to develop/amend local ordinances to be WHO FCTC compliant.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.mmda.gov.ph
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Feb 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Empowering Local Government Units in the Enforcement of Smoke Free Environment Policies in Metropolitan Manila

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

This project aims to strengthen the implementation and enforcement of smoke-free policies in 5 target local government units and the policy development in compliance with FCTC Article 8 in another 5 local government units in the metropolitan Manila area.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.mmda.gov.ph
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Enforcement of 100% smokefree environment in Metropolitan Manila

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)

The project aims to enforce a 100% smokefree environment policy in Metropolitan Manila. The MMDA- HPSEPO will implement the policy within the agency in year 1 and in 17 local government units (LGUs) by the end of year 2. It will build capacity for enforcement among LGUs; promote MMDA as a model smokefree workplace; use communication strategies and strategic partnerships to support the smokefree policy; undertake research, monitoring and evaluation.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Enforcement
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

Intensified Enforcement of 100% Smokefree Environment Policy in Metropolitan Manila and Other Selected Localities

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)

The aim of this project is to sustain and expand upon the smoke free policy enforcement in local government units (LGUs) of metropolitan Manila. It intends to double the number of LGUs with smoke free policy initiatives (beyond the 17 metro Manila LGUs) by expanding the project to selected localities in other areas of the country in collaboration with different leagues of LGUs. MMDA will provide technical support to local tobacco control councils and health departments to build enforcement capacity, and systems and mechanisms for monitoring compliance with smoke free laws and ordinances, tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship and sales to minors.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jun 2014

Providing Grassroots Support for FCTC-Compliant Graphic Health Warnings and Support for the Sin Tax Law

New Vois Association of the Philippines Inc.

New Vois will advocate for FCTC-compliant graphic health warnings on tobacco products and continue its work supporting the health aims of the sin tax law.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.newvois.org
Start Date: Apr 2014
End Date: Mar 2015

Providing Grassroots Support to Promote the Implementation of the GHW Law and to Protect the Gains of the Sin Tax Law

New Vois Association of the Philippines, Inc.

The overall purpose of the project is to promote the implementation of the two recently enacted landmark laws, namely the GHW law and the Sin tax law.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.newvois.org
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Mar 2016

Providing grassroots support to exert pressure on policymakers to enact Tobacco Tax and Graphic Health Warning bills in Congress

New Vois Association of the Phils. Inc.

This project aims to organize grassroots support for tobacco tax reform by mobilizing CSOs, building capacity of tobacco victims, increasing political will, highlighting the link between higher taxes and protecting the poor, and working with mass media.

Country: Philippines
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

Providing Grassroots Support to Ensure the Success of the Top Three Priority Focus of Tobacco Control in the Philippines

NEW VOIS ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILS. INC.

The overall purpose of the project is to provide grassroots support to ensure the success of the top three priority focus of tobacco control in the Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.newvois.org (under const.)
Start Date: Apr 2016
End Date: Jun 2017

Providing Media and Grassroots Support to Ensure Success of the Top 3 Priority Tobacco Control Policy Focus in the Philippines

NEW VOIS ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILS. INC.

This project aims to support the enactment of a strong 2018 Sintax Law, monitor the full implementation of the GHW Law and the Presidential Smokefree Executive Order and counter TI interference in Philippines.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Dec 2018

Reducing Tobacco Use through Policy Advocacy Actions at the National and Local Government Levels

PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS' COMMITTEE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

To advocate for 100% smoke free leading up to the 2019 mid-term elections in the Philippines and propose tobacco control amendments to the new congress.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://www.plcpd.org.ph
Start Date: Sep 2018
End Date: Aug 2019

"Strengthening of the Regulatory Systems on Tobacco Control under the Food and Drug Administration "

Philippines Food and Drug Administration

Support in the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) under the jurisdiction of the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). This includes supporting the implementation and notifications mechanisms for regulating tobacco product packaging and labelling, TAPS, tobacco product content and disclosure and illicit trade.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://http:www.fda.gov.ph
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Feb 2017
End Date: Jan 2019

Monitoring and Rights-Based Advocacy on Tobacco Control and Tobacco Industry Interference

RURAL POOR INSTITUTE FOR LAND AND HUMAN RIGHTS SERVICES (RIGHTS), INC.

To promote the enforcement of anti-tobacco industry (TI) interference regulation at the local level and expose TI interference at the national level

Country: Philippines
Website: http://rightsnetphils.org
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Tax Tobacco To the Max Campaign for Higher Unitary Cigarette Excise Tax and Higher Utilization Rates of Sin Tax Revenues towards Universal Health Care

SOCIAL WATCH PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC.

To advocate for increases in unitary tobacco taxes to fund the Filipino universal healthcare program.

Country: Philippines
Website: http://socialwatchphilippines.org
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2019

Citizens' involvement in strengthening reforms in the Sin Tax law and monitoring earmarks on health and spending for social development

SOCIAL WATCH PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC.

This project aims to increase public demand and advocacy in support for the passage of a bill on higher unitary sin tax for tobacco and promote the sustainability of increased health spending.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Sep 2018

Greater Teeth and Tools: Enforcing and Implementing the Tobacco Regulation Act

University of the Philippines College of Law Development Foundation

To build capacity among responsible agencies for better enforcement of existing legislation on smokefree places and bans on tobacco advertising; to strengthen effective enforcement of the smoking and advertising, promotional and sponsorship bans of the TRA in key jurisdictions of the Metro Manila area by evaluating compliance, providing training for key officials (including developing a handbook and networking system that standardizes systems and procedures for tobacco control at all law enforcement levels), and raising awareness.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: May 2008
End Date: Jun 2010

Greater Teeth and Tools: Implementation and Enforcement of the Tobacco Regulation Act R.A. 9211

University of the Philippines College of Law Development Foundation

To build and enhance the capacity of key city officials and key partners in implementing the tobacco control laws; to raise public awareness of the tobacco control laws and enforcement initiatives through targeted advocacy for Local Government Units; and to strengthen coordination and collaboration among partners in monitoring and enforcing laws on Smoke Free Environments as well as Tobacco Advertising, Promotions, and Sponsorships.

Country: Philippines
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: Jan 2012

Poland

Let's refresh our cities.TOB3CIT (Tobacco - Free Cities)

Chief Sanitary Inspectorate

The project will implement a Tobacco-Free Cities programme in three large cities: Lodz, Szczecin, Rzeszow, using advocacy, media campaigns and evaluation. It aims to increase public awareness, support the implementation of existing legislation at local level, and introduce stronger local legislation to complement national legislation currently being drafted.

Country: Poland
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Jun 2011

Let's refresh our cities.TOB3CIT (Tobacco - Free Cities)

Chief Sanitary Inspectorate

This project aims to improve enforcement and increase compliance nation-wide with the provisions of the amended Tobacco Control Act. As the national government coordinator of tobacco control, the Inspectorate will work with partners to strengthen enforcement of the smoke-free law through providing guidance, information and training to responsible officer, with special emphasis on State Sanitary Inspectors. It will also conduct a media and social campaign to increase awareness of the law and the health consequences of tobacco smoke.

Country: Poland
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2011
End Date: Sep 2013

Choose Smoke-Free Zones!

MANKO Association

The nationwide project aims to prepare Polish society for national smokefree legislation to be implemented in 2009. It aims to convince the public of the need for and benefits of a smoking ban through cooperation with partners in government, education and healthcare, and by using national media campaigns.

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

Facilitating FCTC compliance for Poland

Manko Association

The aim of this project is to to create effective support for national and local enforcement offices, non-governmental organizations, and advocacy activists in order to strengthen smoke free legislation in Poland and ensure compliance with the highest standards of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Major areas of focus include smoke free policy, pictorial health warnings and monitoring the industry relative to these key policy areas. A variety of strategies, including, but not limited to, opinion polling, community mobilization, media and community advocacy, and policy-focused research and policy-maker briefings will be utilized.

Country: Poland
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Municipal Government Policy Development in Pomorskie Voivodeship as a Complement to National Tobacco Control Legislation

Polish Society for Health Programs

Project to support the effective implementation of 100% smoke-free policies in the healthcare and education sectors; and, to encourage the voluntary adoption of 100% smoke-free policies in workplaces and the hospitality industry.

Country: Poland
Start Date: Nov 2010
End Date: Aug 2013

Reducing tobacco industry interference for effective implementation of the FCTC in Poland

Polish Society for Health Programs

The aim of this project is to increase awareness of political and opinion leaders about the role of the tobacco industry (TI) in preventing effective implementation of the FCTC and thus damaging the health of the Polish people. Specifically, the project will reveal tobacco industry tactics and influence on the decision-making process on the Tobacco Act and excise tax increases. It will raise awareness among key decision makers about TI tactics in undermining public health initiatives, enhance transparency in public decision-making and engage media support for FCTC implementation and for limiting TI interference.

Country: Poland
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: May 2012
End Date: Jan 2013

Toward closing the gap in tobacco control and health burden between Eastern and Western Europe

Promotion of Health - Health or Tobacco Foundation

The aim of the project is to build on existing networks and develop new partnerships in Central and Eastern European countries (CEE).

Country: Poland
Start Date: Aug 2007
End Date: Oct 2009

Romania

"''Keep-It-Up - Sustaining the tobacco control policy development momentum in Romania"

AER PUR ROMANIA

This project aims to advocate comprehensive TAPS ban legislation, defend the achievement in the smoke-free policy, and promote effective enforcement of the smoking ban in public place.

Country: Romania
Website: http://www.controlpentrusperanta.ro
Start Date: Aug 2016
End Date: Oct 2017

The Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism (RCIJ) - together with partner organizations in the Balkans and journalists in the region are putting the tobacco industry on the radar through in-depth investigative reports on tobacco issues.

Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism (RCIJ)

To promote enforcement of current smoke-free legislation; advocates for amendments to strengthen current smoke-free legislation; and advoates for the allocation of public funds to tobacco control civil society organizations.

Country: Romania
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Feb 2008

FCTC in Romania - Between existing laws and desired policies / Visible and hidden faces of the tobacco world

Romanian Network for Smoking Prevention

To promote the enactment and enforcement of smokefree laws at the county and national level, advocate for the implementation of other FCTC articles, and promote the use of a portion of tobacco tax revenue for tobacco control.

Country: Romania
Website: www.rnsp.ro www.rpfr.ro
Start Date: Nov 2007
End Date: Nov 2009

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

Serbia

Building consensus for adoption and full compliance with 100% smoke free law in Serbia

Institute of Public Health of Serbia "Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut"

Ban smoking in all hospitality venues by building consensus amongst government agencies and parliament to encourage the adoption of draft amendment to smokefree law.

Country: Serbia
Website: http://www.batut.org.rs
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - passage
Start Date: Apr 2017
End Date: Sep 2018

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

Sri Lanka

A Regional Consortium to Monitor Industry Interference in South Asia Region and Evidence-Informed Policies and Actions for Sustainable Tobacco Control

Centre for Combating Tobacco, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

This project will establish a regional consortium to monitor implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 in South Asia.

Country: Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.cct.lk
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: Oct 2018
End Date: Sep 2020

Establishing "Combatting Tobacco - Sri Lanka" tobacco observatory to monitor tobacco industry interference in tobacco control

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

To establish the infrastructure and mechanism to monitor tobacco industry activities at country and regional level; To disseminate accurate information through a web portal and other media sources to increase awareness among the general public, government officials and other stakeholders on Article 5.3 of FCTC and implementation guidelines.

Country: Sri Lanka
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Industry monitoring
Start Date: May 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Partnering with mass media and government to increase tobacco control law enforcement in Sri Lanka

Jeewaka Foundation

To strengthen existing pack warning legislation and expand existing smokefree places by launching an advocacy campaign targeted towards government officials in order to strengthen government commitment to existing tobacco control legislatio, launching a media campaign targeted towards civil society to raise awareness of FCTC regulations and tobacco control and by building awareness of law enforcement officials on the enforcement of this ban.

Country: Sri Lanka
Start Date: Jun 2008
End Date: Aug 2010

Partnering with mass media, health care professionals, tobacco control advocates and NATA for strong and effective tobacco control policies and law implementation in Sri Lanka.

Jeewaka Foundation

The overall purpose of this project is to increase implementation of existing tobacco control law and policies in Sri Lanka, by working closely with media and government. Specific focus will be on comprehensive ban on advertising and promotion of tobacco products and on enforcement of existing smoke free laws.

Country: Sri Lanka
Start Date: Sep 2010
End Date: Sep 2011

Advocacy for the adoption and implementation of Graphic Health Warning regulations in Sri Lanka

Jeewaka Foundation

The project advocates for the immediate adoption of the regulation on Pictorial Health Warnings, and calls for Sri Lanka to fully comply with its FCTC obligations.

Country: Sri Lanka
Start Date: Nov 2011
End Date: May 2013

Immediate implementation of PHW regulation and monitoring and countering of industry interference

Jeewaka FOundation

The project advocates for the immediate implementation of the regulation on Pictorial Health Warnings

Country: Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.peiris.globalink
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: Aug 2014

Media Advocacy to ensure implementation of GHW on tobacco products

Jeewaka Foundation

The purpose of the project is to conduct sustained media advocacy to ensure the implementation of 60% graphic health warning in tobacco products beginning January 1, 2015. The project also seeks to monitor compliance and use media as vehicle to report on the status of enforcement.

Country: Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.peiris.globalink
Start Date: Dec 2014
End Date: Dec 2015

Building public and official support for banning single sticks/kiddy packs, vigilance on PHW implementation AND increase of public and official awareness on key TC issues through media advocacy

Jeewaka Foundation

The purpose of the project is to conduct sustained media advocacy to build public and political support for the banning of single sticks/kiddy pack and for the effective implementation and enhancement of the GHW within Sri Lanka.

Country: Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.peiris.globalink
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Consolidating the district tobacco control cells as decentralized implementing and monitoring agents of Sri Lanka’s tobacco control law

National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA)

The aim of the project is to solidify the structural and functional capacity of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol and the District Tobacco Control Cells (DTCCs) in 28 districts. It will build capacity and knowledge among DTCCs to implement and ensure enforcement of tobacco control laws through training, public and policy-maker awareness, information sharing through the web, strategic partnerships, and media.

Country: Sri Lanka
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Strengthen legislations for smokeless tobacco, enforcement of single stick policy, and tobacco tax in Sri Lanka.

NATIONAL AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL (NATA)

The purpose of the project is to strengthen legislation for smokeless tobacco and to reduce the availability and affordability of tobacco products in Sri Lanka.

Country: Sri Lanka
Start Date: Jan 2016
End Date: Oct 2018

Strengthening the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) for intensified implementation of Tobacco Control Act in Sri Lanka

National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Control (NATA)

The purpose of the project is to strengthen NATA to properly implement, enforce and ensure compliance with the statutes for tobacco control focusing on development of regulations/rules of various provisions of the tobacco control act.

Country: Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.nata.gov.lk/
Start Date: Jan 2009
End Date: Dec 2010

Tajikistan

Development and advocating for passage of comprehensive, FCTC (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) - Compliant national legislation in Tajikistan

Consumers Union of Tajikistan

This project aims to advocate comprehensive national level FCTC compliant tobacco control polices in Tajikistan.

Country: Tajikistan
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: May 2018

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

Thailand

Towards 100% smoke-free environment

Ministry of Public Health, Department of Disease Control

The project aims to strengthen the national tobacco control programme with emphasis on the prevention of secondhand smoke through the implementation of 100% tobacco smoke-free environment policy.

Country: Thailand
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Mar 2011

Countering Tobacco Industry and Strengthen Tobacco Control policy and legislation

Smoke Free South East Asia Foundation (SEATCA)

To effectively monitor and counter tobacco industry’s new marketing tactics and interferences in the development and implementation of tobacco control policies and legislation, and to strengthen countries’ capacities to adopt strong tobacco control policy and legislation.

Country: Thailand
Website: http://www.seatca.org/
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Dec 2011

Advancing tobacco control policy and strengthening FCTC implementation in ASEAN countries

Smoke Free South East Asia Foundation (SEATCA)

The project aims to develop strong tobacco control legislation in ASEAN countries and extend the current media response network. It will: support the implementation of FCTC Article 5.3; advance the implementation of Article 8 (smokefree environments), Article 11 (packaging and labelling), and Article 13 (advertising, promotion and sponsorship) and the national tobacco control laws; conduct a media advocacy programme.

Country: Thailand
Website: http://www.seatca.org/
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2009
End Date: Dec 2011

Countering the tobacco industry and strengthening the implementation of FCTC Art 5.3 and 13

Smoke Free South East Asia Foundation (SEATCA)

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of seven countries in the ASEAN to effectively counter tobacco industry interference, to de-normalize activities of the tobacco industry and to advance tobacco control policy and legislation.

Country: Thailand
Website: http://www.seatca.org/
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Jun 2013

Advancing tobacco control policy and strengthening FCTC implementation in ASEAN

Smoke Free South East Asia Foundation (SEATCA)

The aim of this project is to ensure effective implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) within ASEAN and to elevate tobacco control within the agenda of the ASEAN. It will strengthen the capacity of ASEAN focal points on tobacco control; develop ASEAN policy papers on selected topics, provide technical assistance to strengthen national tobacco control laws and implementation. It will develop regional best practices in Article 11, promote implementation at the national level of plain packaging and prominent graphic health warnings, develop and promote an ASEAN smoke free policy. The project will also strengthen and expand a media network and coverage to support stronger tobacco control legislation.

Country: Thailand
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Jan 2012
End Date: Jun 2013

To strengthen capacity of tobacco control and strategic stakeholders in seven ASEAN countries and to strengthen regional tobacco control activities

Smoke Free Southeast Asia Foundation (SEATCA)

The project aims to strengthen and expand the SEATCA network, playing a more active role in the region, working effectively with each country providing capacity building opportunities and training.

Country: Thailand
Website: http://www.seatca.org/
Start Date: Jul 2007
End Date: Aug 2009

Strengthening the implementation of FCTC Article 13 and de-normalizing the tobacco industry at regional and country level

Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of seven countries in the ASEAN region to effectively counter tobacco industry interference, and to advance tobacco control policy and legislation, particularly implement Article 13 through a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorships including Corporate Social Responsibility.

Country: Thailand
Website: seatca@truemail.co.th
Start Date: Jul 2013
End Date: Mar 2015

Strengthening the implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, 13 and de-normalizing tobacco industry and its interference at regional and country level

Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance

The project aims to strengthen national tobacco control laws/regulations consistent with FCTC Article 5.3 and 13 Guidelines, in particular at point of sale, in selected ASEAN countries.

Country: Thailand
Start Date: Apr 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

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

Turkey

Supporting and Monitoring FCTC and MPOWER Strategies in Turkey

Health Institute

The aim of this project is bridge the gap between legislation and implementation by ensuring the adoption and proper implementation of tobacco control policies that fully comply with FCTC and MPOWER strategies and that are firmly based on the tenets of health protection. The approaches include watchdog and advocacy, public and media relations, and training/awareness activities. Specifically the project will focus on TAPS ban, Smoke Free legislation. It will apply these approaches specifically to TAPS ban, Smoke Free, Article 5.3 and to assuring that publicly administered programs and processes are compliant with FCTC and MPOWER.

Country: Turkey
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Mar 2012
End Date: Dec 2013

Legal Support for Strengthening and Protecting FCTC Policies and Guidelines in Turkey

Health Institute

The aim of this project is to protect existing tobacco control legislation and strengthen regulations and implementation of FCTC policies and guidelines. The project will provide legal support to the tobacco control community of the country in both the public and NGO sectors. Specifically the project will provide legal assistance and counsel to tobacco control advocacy efforts, inform and provide legal guidance to public authorities and will confront tobacco industry interference.

Country: Turkey
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Mar 2013
End Date: Feb 2015

Promotion of attainment of highest standards of Tobacco Control and Prevention of rebound effects of Tobacco Industry in Turkey

Health Institute

Country: Turkey
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Strengthening regulations and implementation of WHO FCTC strategies in Turkey

Health Institute

Country: Turkey
Start Date: Jun 2012
End Date: May 2015

Expansion of Smoke Free Public Places and Work Places in Turkey: Effective Enforcementof Smoke Free Legislation at national and regional level

Ministry of Health

The project aims to build the capacity of Turkey's Ministry of Health to strengthen its tobacco control unit and to enforce smoke-free legislation by collaboration with civil society

Country: Turkey
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: Sep 2010

Sustaining and augmenting tobacco control policies at a time of political climate change

The Health Institute of Turkey

The purpose of this project is to sustain tobacco control policies already in force and address gaps in regulation, monitoring and enforcement during a time of change in the political climate in Turkey. It will achieve this by working with new MPs and policymakers to generate and enhance a positive opinion about tobacco control policies, providing technical assistance to adopt more effective laws, and counteracting TI interference.

Country: Turkey
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Sep 2015
End Date: Aug 2016

Strengthening and defending national tobacco control policy and policy mechanisms

The Health Institute of Turkey

To raise tobacco control issues through media and networking to attract the attention of public and key decision-makers; To influence and persuade decision-makers to prioritize tobacco control policies and put them into action for improving legislation and enforcement.

Country: Turkey
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Policy advocacy
Start Date: Oct 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

YES TO HEALTH NGO SUMMIT 2017: Mobilizing the Turkish NGO Community to Uphold the Right to Health

The Health Institute of Turkey

Coordinate Health NGO Summit in September 2017 for 120 participants with the purpose of exchanging information, research, and best practice in policy development and to form NGO coalitions on TC and NCDs.

Country: Turkey
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Sep 2017

Enhacing implementation and enforcement of MPOWER strategies and supporting legislation reform for full compliance to FCTC in Turkey

The Health Institute of Turkey

The purpose of this project is to encourage reform in the Tobacco Control Law with a specific focus on plain packaging and comprehensive implementation and enforcement.

Country: Turkey
Website: http://saglikenstitusu.org.tr
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Nov 2018
End Date: Oct 2019

Mobilizing the community to adapt and support the smoke-free legislation in Turkey

Turkish National Committee on Smoking and Health - represented by Turkish Thoracic Society

The project aims to counteract opposition to implementing Turkey’s new smokefree legislation from the media, local administrators and the hospitality industry. Measures will include media campaigns, educational meetings and training of regional opinion leaders. It aims to increase public support for reinforcement and implementation of the law.

Country: Turkey
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Dec 2008
End Date: Oct 2010

Supporting and monitoring the implementation of FCTC and MPOWER strategies in Turkey

Turkish National Committee on Smoking and Health - represented by Turkish Thoracic Society

The project aims to monitor the implementation of the Turkish tobacco control legislation and program. It will accomplish this through advocacy, watchdog, and capacity building functions. It will address monitoring, promoting and supporting smoke-free environments, point of sale display restrictions, other tobacco advertisements, promotions and sponsorship bans, pricing, taxation and illict trade, graphic health warnings, and protection from tobacco industry interference in all of these areas.

Country: Turkey
Start Date: Jul 2010
End Date: May 2012

Smoke Free Istanbul

Yesilay

To monitor compliance of smoke-free hospitality industry regulations in Istanbul, Turkey in advance of the one-year anniversary of the policy’s implementation.

Country: Turkey
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Nov 2010

Smoke-free Istanbul Project

Yesilay (Green Crescent)

To minimize exposure to second hand smoke with supporting the enforcement of the Law No. 5227 passed on 2008 March 1st 2008 including regulations about tobacco product risk production in Turkey. The project also aims to develop awareness and public support of the legislation in Istanbul.

Country: Turkey
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Feb 2010

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

Ukraine

Tobacco Control Resource Center for the Russian speaking countries

Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC)

To create a resource center for organizations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. ADIC provides information to advocates and tobacco control groups throughout the region through the creation and dissemination of fact sheets, answers to tobacco industry statements and arguments and newsletters.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Feb 2008
End Date: Dec 2009

Mobilizing local communities to advocate for the adoption of 100% smoke-free by-laws in selected Ukrainian cities

Cherkasy regional charity foundation "Parity"

To promote smokefree policies in three regional centers in Ukraine; to strengthen the capacity of civil society to enforce current smokefree by-laws in Cherkasy, Kherson and Lutsk; to launch media campaigns aimed at raising awareness of tobacco control and to launch an advocacy campaign aimed at promoting and implementing smokefree by-laws in Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Vinnitsa, Chernivtsy, Zhitomir, Ternopil, Simpheropol, and Uman.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Apr 2008
End Date: Apr 2010

The increase of the rates of the excise tax collection for tobacco products in the state budget 2008.

Civil network OPORA

To advocate for an excise tax rate increase in the 2008 national budget.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Mar 2008
End Date: Apr 2008

For Smoke-Free Crimea -- healthy and prosperous!

Crimean Republic Association 'Ekologiya I Mir'

To assist tobacco-smoking reducing in Autonomous Republic of the Crimea by capacity building of coalition of governmental and non-governmental organizations “Smoke-free Crimea”, by enforcement of smoke-free environment in public places and forming of a public support for measures on tobacco-control.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: Jun 2012

For Smoke-Free Crimea - Healthy and Prosperous

Crimean Republic Association "Ekologiya I Mir"

To assist reduction of tobacco use in Crimea by increasing public support for measures on tobacco-control through informational campaigns, creation of a coalition of governmental and non-governmental organizations, and by development and enforcement of the Crimean Republican Program for smoke-free environments in enclosed public places.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Sep 2008
End Date: Apr 2010

Smoke-Free Crimea

Crimean Republic Association "Ekologiya I Mir"

This project aims to ensure effective implementation of the national Smoke-Free (SF) and tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship (TAPS) laws in the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea.

Country: Ukraine
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Jul 2012
End Date: Jan 2014

Smoke Free Crimea II

Crimean Republic Association "Ekologiya I Mir"

Ecology and Peace aims to further strengthen implementation of the national smoke-free and tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship laws in the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Feb 2014
End Date: Sep 2014

Smoke-Free Donetsk

Donetsk Regional Organization of All-Ukrainian Public Organization 'Committee of Voters of Ukraine'

"To advocate for the effective enforcement of current national legislation in the city of Donetsk as well as for the passage of a Donetsk city law to extend 100% smokefree coverage to the hospitality industry."

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Smoke-free and TAPS-free Donetsk

Donetsk Regional Organization Of All-Ukrainian Public Organization "Committee Of Voters Of Ukraine"

The project will focus on implementation and enforcement of the national tobacco control law at the local level, a law which requires smoke-free cafes, bars, restaurants, workers, and public places and bans tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Jan 2015

Future Without Tobacco

Life Regional Advocacy Center

To advocate for comprehensive national legislative and regulatory change; and, build Life's institutional sistainability and long-term viability as a national and regional leader in tobacco control advocacy.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jan 2010
End Date: Mar 2012

Tobacco-Free Ukraine: Strengthening Successes to Save Lives

Life Regional Advocacy Center

To promote the adoption and effective implementation of FCTC-compliant legislation and work to protect legislative victories.

Country: Ukraine
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2012
End Date: May 2014

Learning Best Practices from SF Implementation in Turkey

LIFE REGIONAL ADVOCACY CENTER

Members of the State Inspection of Consumer Rights Protection of Ukraine will visit Turkey in order to learn firsthand best practices in tobacco control, specifically in smoke-free implementation, in order to replicate those best practices in Ukraine.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Jun 2013

Tobacco Free Ukraine through Sustainable Tobacco Control

LIFE Regional Advocacy Center

This project aims to reduce tobacco consumption and decrease the smoking prevalence among Ukrainian population by facilitating strong enforcement of the adopted legislation and by advocating effective tobacco control legislation and regulations that result in decreasing the number tobacco related deaths in the country.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Towards Tobacco-Free Ukraine

LIFE REGIONAL ADVOCACY CENTER

Promote legislation compliant with the EU Tobacco Product Directive and legislation that establishes 100% smoke-free in public and work places and bans tobacco products display at point of sale. Advocate increases of excise taxes on cigarettes and promote implementation of the smoking ban in hospitality facilities.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Jan 2018

Accelerating MPOWER: implementing and advocating effective tobacco control policies while reforming the country

LIFE REGIONAL ADVOCACY CENTER

The project aims to reduce tobacco consumption, smoking prevalence and tobacco attributed mortality and morbidity in Ukraine by implementing MPOWER measures through effective advocacy campaigns in support of TC legislation changes and protection of existing legislation.

Country: Ukraine
Website: http://center-life.org/
Start Date: Feb 2018
End Date: Jan 2020

Media Literacy Campaign 'Ukraine Free from Tobacco'

NGO 'Telekritika'

The overall purpose of the project is to increase the media standards in coverage of tobacco control issues through: expansion of the overall spectrum of the quality journalist publications on tobacco control issues; support of journalists investigating cases of tobacco abuse; encouragement of online public discussion on anti-tobacco issues; and promotion of healthy lifestyles within the media community.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Mar 2010
End Date: Dec 2010

Combating tobacco industry media activities and exposing pre-paid articles in Ukrainian media

NGO 'Telekritika'

The project aims to strengthen the tobacco control and prevention policies in Ukraine through:
- monitoring and exposing cases of pre-paid tobacco information in Internet, print media and TV;
- revealing hidden ties between media and tobacco industry position on the anti-tobacco legislation;
- encouraging public discussion on tobacco advertising in media, best and (worst) practices of the media's role in tobacco advertising.

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

TAPS and Smoke-Free Implementation in Odessa

Odessa Regional Branch of the Ukrainian Youth NGO "Youth of Democratic Alliance"

Democratic Alliance will advocate for effective enforcement of the national smoke-free and TAPS ban laws by monitoring the law’s implementation and by informing the public in Odessa.

Country: Ukraine
Website: http://dem-alliance.org
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Dec 2014

Development and implementation of tobacco control policy in Kharkiv

Public Organization "Human Rights Association" Free from Manipulation

Human Rights Association will monitor and implement existing smoke-free and tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship laws in Kharkiv, and advocate for a local ordinance to strengthen existing smoke-free regulations at the city level.

Country: Ukraine
Website: http://www.smokefree.org.ua
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Dec 2014

Smoke-Free Kyiv 2012

Public Organization Media Law Institute

To advocate for the successful implementation of current, national smoke-free legislation; and, advocate for the passage and implementation of a 100% Kyiv city smoke-free law.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jun 2010
End Date: Aug 2012

Implementing Smoke-free and an TAPS Ban in Kyiv

Public Organization Media Law Institute

To advocate for the successful implementation of current, national smoke-free legislation; and, advocate for the passage and implementation of a 100% Kyiv city smoke-free law.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Sep 2012
End Date: May 2014

Smoke Free Kyiv

Public Organization Media Law Institute

This project aims to support and strengthen implementation and enforcement of smoke-free and tobacco advertising ban laws and advocate for policies in compliance with FCTC Article 5.3.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jun 2014
End Date: Jun 2015

Complete TAPS ban and effective enforcement of tobacco control policies in Ukraine

Public Organization Media Law Institute

This project aims to advocate complete ban on TAPS, promote effective implementation of tobacco control policies, and support strengthening tobacco control policies concerning warning labels and tax measures.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jul 2015
End Date: Aug 2016

100% Smoke-Free Sumy Oblast: Advocacy and Effective Implementation Measures

Sumy region public organization "Sumska initiative"

Project to build upon successful Round 3 grant and consolidate, improve and expand implementation of existing city and national 100% smoke-free legislation.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2011

Development and implementation of tobacco control policy in Sumy region

Sumy regional public organization "Sumska Initiative"

To promote reduction of tobacco consumption in the Sumy area by means of enacting tobacco control regulation at a regional level.

Country: Ukraine
Start Date: Oct 2008
End Date: Sep 2010

Developing tobacco control advocacy, enforcement, and monitoring system in Ukraine

Ukrainian Institute of Strategic Research, Ministry of Health

The aim of this project is to develop capacity for sustainable enforcement and monitoring of the national tobacco control law in Ukraine. Specifically, it will develop guidelines for enforcement of the tobacco advertising ban and for national and local smoke free legislation. In addition to providing guidance to business owners on how to implement the existing regulations it will develop proposals for strengthening local regulations to improve enforcement. The project will also support establishment of a national monitoring system of tobacco consumption and effectiveness of tobacco control measures. Information gained from the system will result in a National Tobacco Control Monitoring Report.

Country: Ukraine
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Oct 2012
End Date: Sep 2013

TAPS and Smoke-Free Information and Monitoring Campaign in Zhytomyr Oblast

Zhytomyr Regional Youth Civic Organization

Modern Format will advocate for effective enforcement of the national smoke-free and tobacco TAPS ban laws by monitoring the law’s implementation and by informing the public in Zhytomyr.

Country: Ukraine
Website: http://www.sformat.org
Start Date: Aug 2013
End Date: Dec 2015

Uruguay

Defense of tobacco control progress in Uruguay of internal and external threats

Centro de Investigación para la Epidemia del Tabaquismo

Ciet will continue to push for greater tobacco control compliance, to advocate for strong tobacco control policies wherever key gaps exist, and to monitor the PMI case.

Country: Uruguay
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Dec 2012

Protecting and Further Strengthening Uruguay´s tobacco control achievements policies

Centro De Investigacion Para La Epidemia Del Tabaquismo

CIET will further strengthen its 'Alerta Tabaco' network as a way to support, improve, and enforce tobacco control policies. CIET will also defend existing tobacco control policies and advocate for further strengthening tobacco control policies using sound scientific research.

Country: Uruguay
Start Date: Jan 2013
End Date: Jul 2014

Promoting and defending tobacco control policies in Uruguay.

Centro De Investigacion Para La Epidemia Del Tabaquismo

CIET Uruguay will focus on tobacco tax and illicit trade, providing support to the Ministry of Health on upcoming TAPS ban implementation, and strengthen Uruguay’s position vis-à-vis the ongoing PMI case.

Country: Uruguay
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Jul 2015

Paving the Way for a Tobacco-Free Uruguay

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION PARA LA EPIDEMIA DEL TABAQUISMO

CIET Uruguay will focus on strengthening and sustaining Uruguayan tobacco control laws, policies, and initiatives (i.e. smoke-free implementation, tobacco tax).

Country: Uruguay
Start Date: Oct 2015
End Date: Sep 2017

Uruguay, as the first country to fully implement the 6 MPOWER package strategies

CIET

To strengthen tobacco control policies in Uruguay to support the country in becoming the first country to fully implement the MPOWER package.

Country: Uruguay
Start Date: Nov 2009
End Date: Jan 2012

Developing a High Quality Research Centre as an NGO strategy for Tobacco Control advocacy in Uruguayand Latin America

Fumadores Pasivos Uruguayos (Uruguayan Passive Smokers ) Association (in the name of Research Centre for the Tobacco Epidemic in Uruguay

To improve public policies for better containment and decrease of the illegal tobacco trade on the basis of accurate data, better intelligence and expert analysis of the current situation in the MERCOSUR countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay).

Country: Uruguay
Website: www.ciet.org.uy
Start Date: Nov 2007
End Date: Jun 2009

Enhancing FCTC policies and implementation in Uruguay: a renewed tobacco control program.

Ministry of Health Uruguay, Tobacco Control Unit

The aim of this project is to enhance implementation of FCTC in Uruguay. The project will pursue and propose improved legislation on tobacco control by providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and other areas of government in the development of new and revised policies. It will document achievements and conduct impact evaluation program of tobacco control policies to elaborate a 5-year sustainability plan. The project will strengthen the capacity for monitoring and inspection mechanisms to better enforce the legislation.

Country: Uruguay
Website: http://www.msp.gub.uy
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Sep 2014
End Date: Aug 2016

Vietnam

Towards a SmokeFree Ha Long city

Center for Research and Community Development Services

To achieve a smoke free Ha Long by supporting and advocating for smoke free policy in Ha Long, developing and implementing an effective enforcement mechanism, and communicating the hazards of smoking and second hand smoke to Ha Long decision makers, people and tourists.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: May 2011

Establish Smoke-free Jurisdiction in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Center for Research and Community Development Services (CDS)

To establish and support implementation of 100% smoke free policy in Hai Phong and to use the model of smoke free Hai Phong as evidence and support for strengthening smoke free provisions of a National Law and effective Decrees in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jun 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Assisting VINACOSH in comprehensive tobacco control law implementation and enforcement in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City and 8 Fund-supported cities and provinces.

Center for Research and Community Development Services (CDS)

This project aims to assist VINACOSH in supporting comprehensive implementation of tobacco control laws—especially TAPS and smoke-free laws-- in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City and in 8 other cities and provinces supported by the national tobacco control fund, namely Ha Long, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Tien Giang.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Dec 2016

Strengthen support and advocacy for effective implementation and enforcement of smoke-free provisions of the tobacco control law, especially in the hospitality sector and key tourism areas.

CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (CDS)

The project aims to strengthen support and advocacy for effective implementation and enforcement of smoke-free provisions of the tobacco control law, especially in the hospitality sector and key tourism areas in Ha Noi, Ho Chi Ming City and Hoi An.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Jun 2018

Strengthening smoke-free implementation in key cities of Vietnam with a focus on hospitality sectors and tourism areas

Center for Research and Community Development Services (CDS)

To advocate for 100% smoke-free hospitality and tourism sectors in 4 key cities in Vietnam

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.cdsvn.org
Start Date: Jul 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

Using evidence to develop effective and sustainable tax and price policies on all tobacco products aimed at curbing tobacco use in Vietnam (1)

Department of Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance of Vietnam

The aim of this project is to strengthen tobacco taxation policy based on best practice in order to reduce the affordability and consequently the consumption of tobacco products in the context of Vietnam. The project will develop an achievable and strategic road-map for tobacco tax increases based on evidence and best practice. In consultation with experts, policy-makers and other stakeholders it will develop and draft an amended excise tax law for the Government and for approval in 2014 by the National Assembly.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Oct 2012
End Date: May 2014

Using evidence to develop effective and sustainable tax and price policies on all tobacco products aimed at curbing tobacco use in Vietnam.

Department of Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance of Vietnam

The proposed project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Finance to develop and disseminate evidence, communicate the need for an effective tobacco tax and price measure in Vietnam and build public and political support for the passage of the tobacco excise bill under consideration in 2014.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.mof.gov.vn
Start Date: Jan 2014
End Date: Jan 2015

To assist Tax Policy Department of MoF in evaluating the impacts of tobacco tax policy changes upon illicit tobacco trade and government revenue

Department of Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance of Vietnam

The project purpose is to improve future tobacco tax policy and administration by developing a system for monitoring and evaluating impacts of tax policy changes on tobacco price, tax revenue and illicit trade. The intention is that the methodology that will be developed will then be approved and used officially by MoF and made available to partners working on tobacco control in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.mof.gov.vn
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: May 2017

To assist Tax Policy Department of MoF in evaluating the impacts of tobacco tax policy changes upon illicit tobacco trade and government revenue

Department of Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance of Vietnam

The project purpose is to improve future tobacco tax policy and administration by developing a system for monitoring and evaluating impacts of tax policy changes on tobacco price, tax revenue and illicit trade. The intention is that the methodology that will be developed will then be approved and used officially by MoF and made available to partners working on tobacco control in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: May 2017

Strengthen capacity for Tax Policy Dept., Ministry of Finance of Vietnam in tobacco tax period 2017-2018

Department of Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance of Vietnam

This project aims to assist the Tax Policy Department at the Vietnam Ministry of Finance to develop and strengthen the evidence for effective tobacco tax and price measure, disseminate evidence, and communicate with relevant stakeholders for effective tobacco tax policy. In addition, the project will support the Tax Policy Department in countering industry arguments.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.mof.gov.vn
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2018

Toward Zero Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship in Vietnam.

Hanoi School of Public Health

To collect evidence on the violations of the current ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in Vietnam to advocate for the enforcement of the existing bans and advocate for the issuance of a complete ban on tobacco sponsorship in the draft tobacco control law in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: May 2009
End Date: Jun 2012

Advocacy for comprehensive smoke-free policy implementation in Vietnam by measurement of PM2.5 in secondhand smoke in restaurants

Hanoi School of Public Health

The purpose of the project is to undertake an air quality monitoring study to assess the pollution level of secondhand smoke (SHS) at selected restaurants in three cities of Vietnam, namely Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh city. The purpose of the study is to build public support for 100% smoke free implementation, and show evidence that designated smoking areas do not protect non-smokers from second hand smoke .

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Aug 2014

Communication and Advocacy for the effective implementation of regulations for zero tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in Vietnam

Hanoi School of Public Health

The overall purpose of this project is to raise awareness of the TAPS ban amongst relevant stakeholders, and build capacity for implementation and enforcement of the provisions post May 2013. The project also seeks to support the development of the sub-law documents pertaining to TAPS ban, which will be instrumental in ensuring successful implementation of the newly passed Law on Tobacco Control.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Start Date: Oct 2012
End Date: Aug 2014

Monitoring and advocacy for better enforcement of the ban on tobacco advertising and promotion, and for closure of gaps on existing policies at Points of Sale in Vietnam.

Hanoi School of Public Health

The overall purpose of the project is to provide evidence to showcase existing violation of the bans on Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (TAP), as well as to identify tactics of the tobacco industry at POSs in 10 different provinces throughout Viet Nam. The project will also provide focused support to Dong Thap province to pilot comprehensive implementation of the TAP Ban law. In completion of the 10 province study, and with lessons learnt from Dong Thap province, the project seeks to propose concrete recommendations for better enforcement as well as the closure of gaps on existing TAP policies.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Nov 2016

Health Impact Assessment – strengthening the evidence base, options and support for increasing tobacco taxes in Vietnam

Hanoi University of Public Health

Conduct a Health Impact Assessment on the impact of increasing tobacco taxes with the purpose of strengthening the evidence base, options and support for increasing tobacco taxes in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Dec 2016
End Date: Apr 2017

Monitoring and evidence based advocacy for better enforcement of the ban on tobacco advertising and promotion at Points of Sale in Viet Nam.

HANOI UNIVERSITY OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Monitoring and evidence based advocacy for better enforcement of the ban on tobacco advertising and promotion at Points of Sale in Vietnam

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Start Date: Jan 2017
End Date: Nov 2018

Baseline survey of the longitudinal study on “HEALTH, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF HIGHER CIGARETTE TAX AND PRICE IN VIETNAM”

Hanoi University of Public Health

This is a baseline survey which aims to generate empirical scientific data on health, economic, and social impacts of higher cigarette taxes and prices in Vietnam. The research will provide evidence to facilitate the process of increasing cigarette taxes in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.hsph.edu.vn
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Aug 2018
End Date: Jan 2019

Establishing smoke free models of restaurants and hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to support FCTC compliant Smoke Free Provisions within the national law.

Health Communication and Education Center of Ho Chi Minh City

The project seeks to increase support for implementing smoke free indoor areas at hotels and restaurants in HCMC, and to develop a feasible enforcement mechanism for Smoke Free implementation.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Feb 2012
End Date: Jan 2013

Strengthening the implementation and enforcement of smoke-free policies in Hanoi

HealthBridge Canada, Vietnam Office

To strengthen the implementation and enforcement of smokefree policies in Hanoi; through a sustained advocacy campaign, to increase political commitment for the implementation and enforcement of smokefree policies, to enhance the capacity of civil society and business owners to support smoke-free policies in public places; to increase public compliance with smoke-free laws and regulations by launching a sustained media campaign.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Apr 2008
End Date: Dec 2010

Strengthening the Tobacco Control Legislative Environment in Vietnam

HealthBridge Foundation

The purpose of this project is to assist Vietnam in passing a strong tobacco control law by 2012, and effectively enforcing SF policy in public places and strong pictorial health warnings.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jan 2011
End Date: Dec 2012

Supporting the effective implementation of Vietnam’s new national tobacco control law.

HealthBridge Vietnam

The overall purpose of this project is to assist the Vietnamese Government to effectively implement its new national tobacco control law, and to generate an environment conducive for passage of an effective tobacco tax policy in 2014, both of which will prevent and reduce tobacco consumption in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.healthbridge.ca
Start Date: Apr 2013
End Date: Dec 2014

Strengthening implementation of Smoke Free in Restaurants of Hanoi

HealthBridge Vietnam

The purpose of this project is to support the Government of Vietnam to effectively implement its national smoke-free regulations in public places, focusing in particular on the hospitality sector of Hanoi.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://www.healthbridge.ca
Start Date: Jan 2015
End Date: Jan 2017

Strengthening political will for tobacco tax policy reform in Vietnam

HealthBridge Vietnam

This project aims to promote the passage of a strong tobacco excise tax policy in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Website: www.Healthbridge.ca
Start Date: Sep 2017
End Date: Dec 2018

Project to support the enforcement of smoke free transportation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Institute of Hygeine and Public Health at Ho Chi Minh City

The project aims to create and sustain a smokefree environment in public transportation in Ho Chi Minh City. It will plan and establish an official instruction to ban smoking, strengthen the capacity of public transport staff to sustain tobacco control activities, conduct awareness activities, ensure effective enforcement and demonstrate the effectiveness of the project by increasing transport workers’ awareness of the policy by 50% and by achieving compliance rates of 80%.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Dec 2010
End Date: Nov 2012

Expose the truth about Tobacco industry and promote WHO FCTC Article 5.3 in Vietnam

RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

The project aims to improve the public and policy makers' understanding on WHO FCTC Article 5.3 as practively counter tobacco industry's interference in effective tobacco control policies in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Oct 2017
End Date: Mar 2019

Strategic communication campaign to support the adoption of a strong tobacco control law and the implementation of smoke-free environments

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

The project is aiming for adoption of a strong tobacco control law and the implementation of smoke-free environments in Vietnam by mobilizing support of the policy makers and media. Working closely with partners, capacity building for tobacco control among the media and communication professionals will be accomplished.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jan 2008
End Date: Jun 2010

Towards establishing sustainable funding for tobacco control and health promotion in Vietnam

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

The project will work towards establishing sustainable funding for tobacco control and health promotion in Vietnam. It will develop a proposal for a tobacco-tax-based health promotion foundation to be submitted to the National Assembly. It will be implemented by an alliance of government and educational bodies, NGOs, and UN agencies.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tax/Price
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Jun 2011

Support for the adoption of a comprehensive tobacco control law and smokefree regulations

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

The aim of this project is to ensure the adoption and implementation of a strong national tobacco control law and to ensure effective implementation of smoke regulations by authorized bodies. The project will strengthen the capacity of national stakeholders to adopt and implement strong tobacco control legislation and smoke free regulations through workshops, study tours, strategic partnerships, provision of technical information and support for development of enforcement guidelines.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Support for the Adoption of a Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law and Smoke-Free Regulations in Vietnam

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

To help ensure the development and adoption by the National Assembly of a strong tobacco control law in Vietnam and ensure the effective implementation of new smokefree regulations by authorized bodies. To achieve this- in parallel to a grant from The Union- the main objective of this project is to conduct direct advocacy for the adoption of the national tobacco control law.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Apr 2011
End Date: Mar 2013

Establishing tobacco control funding in Vietnam

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

This is a small grant to help move forward tobacco control funding planning in Vietnam and links to other VINACOSH projects

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Start Date: Dec 2012
End Date: Mar 2013

Building capacity and resources for communication of the newly enacted law, and expansion of Smoke Free best practices in Vietnam.

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

The overall purpose of the project is to build capacity for communication and enforcement of the newly enacted law nationally by providing guidance and resources targeted at informing various sectors on the law, its associated roles and responsibilities, and continuously educating on the harms of tobacco. It also seeks to leverage the Smoke Free Tourism concept to build support from economically important and influential areas of the country for effective enforcement of smoke free in the hospitality sector.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://vinacosh.gov.vn
Start Date: Jun 2013
End Date: Jul 2015

Advocacy and communication campaign to raise support for increased tobacco taxation in Vietnam within the excise amendment of 2014.

Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health

The purpose of the project is to advocate for increased tobacco taxes within the excise amendment reform scheduled to be passed in Nov 2014.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://vinacosh.gov.vn
Start Date: Aug 2014
End Date: Jun 2015

Build capacity for strengthening enforcement of smokefree policy in Vietnam using the network of Vietnam Public Health Association

Vietnam Public Health Association

The project aims to strengthen the implementation and enforcement of existing smokefree policy in government, health and educational facilities, and public transport in six provinces. It seeks greater commitment from local government and to build the capacity of Provincial Public Health Associations. It will advocate for a stronger national smokefree policy.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Apr 2009
End Date: Mar 2011

Build capacity for strengthening enforcement of smokefree policy in Vietnam using the network of Vietnam Public Health Association

Vietnam Public Health Association

The project aims to gain broader support from the public and civil society for implementation and enforcement of a smokefree policy in government offices and selected public places in six provinces, and to ensure the passage of the draft national tobacco control law in 2010. It will use capacity building, educational and advocacy materials and will mobilise local mass organisations.

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

Support the implementation and enforcement of smoke-free policy in Vietnam using the network of Vietnam Public Health Association

Vietnam Public Health Association

The aim of this project is to strengthen the implementation and enforcement of Vietnam's smoke free policy in government offices, health, education and public transportation facilities in two provinces. It builds upon accomplishments in 6 other provinces and will build enforcement capacity of local leaders and designated enforcement offices in Thua Thien - Hue and Khanh Hoa provinces through provision of toolkits, guidelines, training and technical support. The project will also increase awareness and support for enforcement through networking, engaging the media, and educating and informing the public and policy-makers. The project also seeks to build capacity for stronger enforcement of national smoke free laws.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Smokefree
Start Date: Dec 2011
End Date: Nov 2013

Building and strengthening networks within provincial governments, Fatherland Front and National Assembly

Vietnam Public Health Association

Build commitment and collaboration among leaders within provincial governments to strengthen support for tobacco control law. Establish a network of high level leaders to increase capacity for tobacco control enforcement, through training and awareness raising activities.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://vpha.org.vn
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Advocacy
Start Date: Nov 2016
End Date: Oct 2017

Strengthen the Provincial Leadership Network for Tobacco Control (PLNTC) in Vietnam

Vietnam Public Health Association

This project proposes to strengthen the enforcement and compliance of tobacco control laws in Vietnam through mobilizing the political commitment of provincial leadership via the network of senior public health volunteers.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://vpha.org.vn
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Coalition building
Start Date: Mar 2018
End Date: Feb 2020

Support comprehensive implementation and enforcement of Vietnam’s national tobacco control law in three strategic cities to serve as models for implementation for the rest of country.

Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund

The overall purpose of the project is to support comprehensive implementation and enforcement of Vietnam’s tobacco control law in three strategic cities to serve as models for implementation for the rest of country.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Jul 2014
End Date: Sep 2015

Support the expansion of smoke free hospitality settings in six cities and continued capacity building for the tobacco control law enforcement and evaluation.

Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund

The overall purposes of the project is to support the expansion of smoke free hospitality settings in six cities and continued capacity building for the tobacco control law enforcement and evaluation.

Country: Vietnam
Start Date: Dec 2015
End Date: Oct 2018

Building a stronger monitoring and evaluation system and capacity for tobacco control in Vietnam

Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund

To strengthen the systems and capacity for effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Tobacco Control Law including best practice for tobacco retailer network management system in Vietnam.

Country: Vietnam
Focus: Tobacco Control Policy (general)
Approach: Legislation - implementation
Start Date: Mar 2016
End Date: Aug 2017

Strengthening the more effective and comprehensive tobacco control enforcement for a Smoke Free Vietnam

Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund, Ministry of Health of Vietnam

This project proposes to strengthen the implementation of the Tobacco Control Law in Vietnam by enhancing the penalization of administrative violation and developing a mechanism for multi sector collaboration for smoke-free enforcement in the three biggest cities in the country.

Country: Vietnam
Website: http://vinacosh.gov.vn
Focus: Smokefree
Approach: Legislation - enforcement
Start Date: Jan 2018
End Date: Dec 2019

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