In this course, you will :
- teaches you about the global health risks posed by tobacco and the efforts being made to mitigate them.
- Examine the strategies and tactics used by the tobacco industry and its allies to keep people buying their products, as well as the role of public health research in resisting this pressure with the ultimate goal of improving health.
- Be able to describe the global harm to health caused by tobacco use and how policy is responding to this by the end of this course.
- Be able to criticise tobacco industry strategies that undermine tobacco control and discuss how robust and timely research in tobacco control is critical to policy and practise
1. Recommended Tobacco Control Policies
- Harms of Tobacco
- WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
- The tobacco control scale, MPOWER implementation, and Tobacco industry interference
- Individually focused smoking interventions
2. Tobacco Industry Interference
- Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship
- UK Responses to Tobacco Advertising and Promotion
- Tobacco Industry Playbook
3. The Importance of Timely and Robust Research in Strengthening Tobacco Control Policy and Practice
- Importance of timely and robust research
- National tobacco control programme in India
- The Impact of smoke free laws in Brazil
- Conclusion to course
- Illicit Trade in Tobacco
- Tobacco Control in Brazil
- Tobacco Control in India
- Tobacco Control in Lebanon