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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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: 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

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