GATS Standard Training Protocol Series

Course Description: This training series provides an overview of the GATS implementation process and is based on material presented during GATS Orientation.

Total Course Time: Approximately 140 minutes

Module 1

An Introduction to GATS

This module provides an overview of the importance of measuring tobacco use, the GATS framework, and the application of GATS data.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 2

Process, Protocol, and Implementation Instructions

This module provides and overview of the GATS process and protocol and key activities that are performed at each stage of the process.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 3

Sample Design & Review

This module introduces survey sampling requirements and design options.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 4

Sample Review Committee (SRC), Sample Design & Weights Review Process

This module provides an overview of the roles and objectives of the SRC, the sample design process, including timelines and the proposal template, and the sampling weights review process, including timelines and quality assurance.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 5

Introduction to the GATS Questionnaire

This module provides an overview of the questionnaire’s components and how the questionnaire is created and administered.
Language
English
Length
10 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 6

Adapting the GATS Questionnaire & the Questionnaire Review Process

This module covers the guidelines for adapting the questionnaire for country-specific needs and obtaining approval from the GATS Questionnaire Review Committee.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 7

Pretest

This module provides an overview of the purpose, process, and outcomes of GATS pretest.
Language
English
Length
10 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 8

Electronic Data Management

This module provides an overview of the GATS data management system, General Survey System (GSS), including hardware, software, field training, and capacity building.
Language
English
Length
10 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 9

Proposal Development Guidelines

This module provides an overview of important resources for countries as they prepare for proposals for the implementation of GATS.
Language
English
Length
15 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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Module 10

Data Release and Dissemination

This module provides an overview for the GATS Data Release Policy and GATS Data Dissemination Guidelines for the Initial Release of Data as well as some examples of successful release and dissemination.
Language
English
Length
20 minutes
Updated
December 2020
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