Reports & publications

Reports & publications

HIIP provides easy, one stop access to statistical and analytical reports produced through HIIP and by technical programmes of the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific and links to useful reports, publications and other sources of information on health-related indicators in the Region.

WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011

WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011

This report is the third in a series of WHO reports on the status of global tobacco control policy implementation.

All data on the level of countries’ achievement for the six MPOWER measures have been updated through 2010, and additional data have been collected on warning the public about the dangers of tobacco.
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day. This year the theme is: “ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship”. Among other objectives, the campaign aims to encourage Parties to implement Article 13 of the WHO FCTC and the guidelines for its implementation. While Article 13 is among those in which the most progress has been made by Parties in recent years, challenges remain for many in introducing a comprehensive ban. In this context, action to accelerate implementation of Article 13 is still required.
World No Tobacco Day 2013

World No Tobacco Day 2013

A comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required under the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for all Parties to this treaty within five years of the entry into force of the Convention for that Party. Evidence shows that comprehensive advertising bans lead to reductions in the numbers of people starting and continuing smoking. Statistics show that banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce tobacco demand and thus a tobacco control “best buy”. Read more on World No Tobacco Day 2013

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