Tobacco Industry Interference Index: Asian Report on Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 5.3 (2018)

Author: Mary Assunta Introduction The tobacco industry wants Asia. Asia’s large population and a growing economy have delivered sustained profits for tobacco companies and have made the industry more aggressive in protecting and growing its business. However, tobacco control efforts have progressed in leaps and bounds in Asia with nearly all Asian countries having ratified […]

Guide for Parties to the WHO FCTC on How to Conduct Industry Monitoring (2018)

The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is the first international treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO. It was adopted by the World Health Assembly on 21 May 2003 and entered into force on 27 February 2005. It has since become one of the most rapidly and widely embraced treaties […]

Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: A Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers (2015)

FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference Purpose of this Toolkit This Toolkit for Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that governments need to take into account when implementing Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The success of the […]