Global Tobacco Control in a Changing Product Landscape

Course Description: This training aims to increase public health professionals’ awareness of global tobacco use and control in a changing landscape and provide resources for optimizing global tobacco control for—and protecting populations from—new and emerging products.

Total Course Time: This course is self-paced and should take approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Module 1

The Global Tobacco Burden

This module will provide an overview of the burden of tobacco on individuals, their communities, and the environment.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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Module 2

Overview of Tobacco and Nicotine Products

This module classifies and compares types of tobacco products and their characteristics.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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Module 3

Tobacco Product History

This module will provide an overview of the history of commercial tobacco use and marketing strategies over time.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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Module 4

World Health Organization FCTC and MPOWER

This module will introduce the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) and MPOWER, the technical package of six evidence based standardized measures intended to assist in the country-level implementation of effective interventions to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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Module 5

Monitoring and Regulating Emerging Tobacco Products

This module will provide guidance on regulating emerging tobacco products and share country-specific examples on tobacco control policies and programs.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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Module 6

The Global Tobacco Surveillance System (GTSS)

This module will provide an overview of the Global Tobacco Surveillance System (GTSS) and how it helps to monitor global tobacco use and key tobacco control measures among young people and adults.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
December 2020
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Module 7

A Call to Action: Course Conclusion and Resources

This module will provide an overview of resources that global tobacco control advocates can use to enhance tobacco control efforts for new and emerging products in their country.
Language
English
Length
Self-paced
Updated
2022
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