Background information, materials and training to help you monitor tobacco use in your country

How It Works

The different components of GTSS each follow unique implementation timelines and protocols.

To learn more, visit the About Surveillance page.


Using the Data

Once GTSS data has been collected and analyzed, the country works with GTSS partners to use the data for action. The data provides an opportunity to motivate government officials and legislators to increase their efforts to implement evidence-based strategies to reduce tobacco use.