Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Capacity building and initiatives

Capacity buidling and initiatives
WHO/M. Seoane

Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) requires strengthening of national capacity for tobacco control

African tobacco control

As tobacco use increases in Africa, WHO is working with its partners to prevent a foreseeable catastrophe.

Bloomberg Initiative to reduce tobacco use

WHO is working with other partners in the Bloomberg Initiative to scale up tobacco control efforts in the developing countries where the health burden from tobacco use is highest.

Latest publications

World No Tobacco Day 2017 cover
  • Tobacco threatens us all
    The brochure "Tobacco threatens us all", published for World No Tobacco Day 2017, describes how tobacco use has devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences.

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