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Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policymakers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regulation, and basic surveillance and evaluation methods using lectures, case studies, and discussion.

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Description

Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policymakers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regulation, and basic surveillance and evaluation methods using lectures, case studies, and discussion.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the scope of the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide.
  • Understand the impact of transnational tobacco companies.
  • Describe the components of a comprehensive tobacco control strategy.
  • Critically evaluate tobacco control intervention strategies.
  • Access information resources on tobacco and health.

Readings

Reading List (78KB) This document contains a comprehensive list of all readings, including those for the live chat sessions.

Course Curriculum

    • The Tobacco Pandemic: An Historical Overview 05:50:00
    • Tobacco Addiction by Design: Implications for Public Health and Policy 07:00:00
    • The Modern Tobacco Industry 02:10:00
    • National Tobacco Control Strategies, Part 1 03:20:00
    • National Tobacco Control Strategies, Part 2 00:55:00
    • Secondhand Smoke 01:30:00
    • Tobacco Control Economics 01:20:00
    • Tracking Tobacco Industry Advertising, Marketing and Promotion 01:10:00
    • Harm Reduction 01:30:00
    • Cessation 02:30:00
    • The FCTC 02:30:00

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