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Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa

Show simple item record Wisdom, Jennifer P. Juma, Pamela Mwagomba, Beatrice Ndinda, Catherine Mapa-Tassou, Clarisse Assah, Felix Nkhata, Mischek Mohamed, Shukri F. Oladimeji, Oladepo Oladunni, Opeyemi Oluwasanu, Mojisola Sanni, Saliyou Mbanya, Jean-Claude Kyobutungi, Catherine 2019-04-18T17:22:41Z 2019-04-18T17:22:41Z 2018-08
dc.description The Analysis of Non-Communicable Disease Policies in Africa study was funded by the International Development Research Centre (grant # 107209–001) through the Africa Population Health Research Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Publication charges were paid by the International Development Research Centre. en
dc.description.abstract The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, enforced in 2005, was a watershed international treaty that stipulated requirements for signatories to govern the production, sale, distribution, advertisement, and taxation of tobacco to reduce its impact on health. This paper describes the timelines, context, key actors, and strategies in the development and implementation of the treaty and describes how six sub-Saharan countries responded to its call for action on tobacco control. en
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher BMC Public Health / Springer Nature en
dc.subject TOBACCO CONTROL en
dc.subject POLICY en
dc.subject SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA en
dc.subject CAMEROON en
dc.subject KENYA en
dc.subject NIGERIA en
dc.subject MALAWI en
dc.subject SOUTH AFRICA en
dc.subject TOGO en
dc.title Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa en
dc.type Article en
idrc.project.number 107209
idrc.project.title Multi-sectoral action for non-communicable disease prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa en
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