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43 Parties

to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

7 Parties

have ratified the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

6 Countries

require pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

Tobacco control

 

The Tobacco Control Programme contributes to the reduction of the burden of disease and death caused by tobacco through reducing the prevalence of tobacco use and the exposure to tobacco smoke in all segments of the population in the African Region.

Tobacco control in the African Region

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC)

Publications

WHO-FCTC-10 years-120The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 years of implementation in the African Region
  
whofctcWHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
(WHO FCTC)
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whofctc-guidelinesGuidelines for implementation of the WHO FCTC
Article 5.3 | Article 8 | Articles 9 and 10 | Article 11 | Article 12 | Article 13 | Article 14
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Surveillance and monitoring

 

Tobacco country profiles

The country profiles were generated from data collected for the WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic and surveys. The country profiles provide information about tobacco prevalence, preventive measures, cessation and tobacco economics.

View the country profiles

Videos

World No Tobacco Day

 

Get ready for plain packaging

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. For World No Tobacco Day 2016, we are calling on countries to get ready for plain (standardized) packaging of tobacco products.

Read more about World No Tobacco Day 2016