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Tobacco Control in Developing Countries (Oxford Medical Publications)

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Central government policies, Drug addiction & substance abuse, Macroeconomics, Public health & preventive medicine, Public Policy, Smoking And Health, Medical, Politics/International Relations, Developing countries, Public Policy - General, Toxicology, Economic aspects, Government policy, Prevention, Smoking, Tobacco habit, Tobacc
ContributionsPrabhat Jha (Editor), Frank J. Chaloupka (Editor)
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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9408643M
ISBN 100192632507
ISBN 139780192632500

Tobacco Control in Developing Countries: Prabhat Jha and Frank Chaloupka (eds) Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.

ISBN (pb)Author: Stephen Weeks. Despite the considerable amount of literature already available, the book fills a gap in the economics of tobacco control and the problems with smoking in developing countries. It is encouraging to read a book that not only views smoking as a personal choice but also emphasises the influence of access and economic factors, including levels of Author: Merete Osler.

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Tobacco Control in Developing Countries (Oxford Medical Publications). There is no doubt that smoking is damaging global health on an unprecedented scale.

However, there is continuing debate on the economics of tobacco control, including the costs and consequences of tobacco control policies. This book aims to fill the analytic gap around this debate This bookbrings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on.

"This book brings together a set of critical reviews of current knowledge on the economics to tobacco control. It is intended to provide a comprehensive evidence-base for the design of effective policies in any country, with an emphasis on the needs of developing countries."--Jacket.

TOBACCO: FAST FACTS The page book, Tobacco Control in Developing Countries, is an authoritative and comprehensive study that examines such key issues as poverty and smoking, rationale for government intervention, taxation, advertising and promotion bans, smuggling, trade and the supply side impact of control policies.

Each has achieved notable success in tobacco control policy-making, basing advocacy and policies on sound research and o Control Policy relates the strategies, success stories and setbacks in developing tobacco control policies in order to assist people grappling with similar issues in other countries.

Tobacco and the developing world Judith Mackay* and John Croftont * Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control, Kowloon, Hong Kong; tUniversity of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Tobacco consumption is increasing in developing countries, which will bear the brunt of the tobacco epidemic in the 21st century.

If current smoking patternsFile Size: KB. Tobacco Control in Developing Countries Edited by Prabhat Jha and Frank Chaloupka. This book brings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on tobacco control.

This book brings together a set of critical reviews of current knowledge on the economics of tobacco control. It is intended to provide a comprehensive evidence-base for the design of effective policies in any country, with an emphasis on the needs of developing countries.

The book is divided into 5 sections: tobacco use and its consequences; analytics of tobacco use; Cited by:   Despite the considerable amount of literature already available, the book fills a gap in the economics of tobacco control and the problems with smoking in developing countries.

It is encouraging to read a book that not only views smoking as a personal choice but also emphasises the influence of access and economic factors, including levels of Cited by: 9.

Tobacco control in development countries (English) Abstract. This book brings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on tobacco control. It is intended to provide a sound and comprehensive evidence base for the design of effective tobacco control policies in any country, with an emphasis Author: Prabhat Jha, Frank Chaloupka.

Despite the considerable amount of literature already available, the book fills a gap in the economics of tobacco control and the problems with smoking in developing countries. It is encouraging to read a book that not only views smoking as a personal choice but also emphasises the influence of access and economic factors, including levels of.

Each has achieved notable success in tobacco control policy-making, basing advocacy and policies on sound research and evidence. 'Tobacco Control Policy' relates the strategies, success stories and setbacks in developing tobacco control policies in order to assist people grappling with similar issues in other countries.3/5(1).

As smoking rates decline in the west, the tobacco industry is pouring marketing resources into developing countries, in particular trying to draw in young people.

A young man smokes in the street Author: Anna Gilmore. Cigarette smoking and other forms of tobacco use impose a large and growing global public health burden.

Worldwide, tobacco use is estimated to kill about 5 million people annually, accounting for 1 in every 5 male deaths and 1 in 20 female deaths of those over age On current smoking patterns, annual tobacco deaths will rise to 10 million by The 21st. Each has achieved notable success in tobacco control policy-making, basing advocacy and policies on sound research and evidence.'Tobacco Control Policy' relates the strategies, success stories and setbacks in developing tobacco control policies in order to assist people grappling with similar issues in other countries.

Tobacco control in developing countries / editors, Prabhat Jha and Frank J. Chaloupka. Includes bibliographical references. Tobacco habit—Government policy—Developing countries. Tobacco habit—Economic aspects—Developing countries. Smoking—Developing countries—Prevention.

Tobacco industry—Developing countries. Jha File Size: 96KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Each has achieved notable success in tobacco control policy-making, basing advocacy and policies on sound research and evidence. 'Tobacco Control Policy' relates the strategies, success stories and setbacks in developing tobacco control policies in order to assist people grappling with similar issues in other countries.

Past and future tobacco deaths (in millions) Time Millions of deaths (mostly in developed countries) 1, (mostly in developing countries) u M among people alive today u1 in 2 of long-term smokers killed by their addiction u1/2 of.

Tobacco Control in Developing Countries - häftad, Engelska, kr. including the costs and consequences of tobacco control policies. This book aims to fill the analytic gap around this debate This book brings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on tobacco control.

While the focus is on the needs of Pages:   There have been momentous events in tobacco control since the first edition of Tobacco Control was launched in These include increased global awareness of the harmfulness of tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).1 The WHO FCTC represents the most momentous milestone; it was the first treaty Cited by: There is no doubt that smoking is damaging global health on an unprecedented scale.

However, there is continuing debate on the economics of tobacco control, including the costs and consequences of tobacco control policies.

This book aims to fill the analytic gap around this debate This book brings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on.

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Tobacco Control in Developing Countries Oxford Medical Publications: : Jha, P, Chaloupka, F J: Books. Tobacco control in developing countries Tobacco control in developing countries Muula, Adamson S.

The title of this book does little justice to the contents. The contributors to the volume demonstrate how tobacco is not just a health problem; it has major implications regarding economics, agriculture, law, individual and community behaviour.

The book ‘The Politics of Trade and Tobacco Control’ by Dr. Holly Jarman, a political scientist at the University of Michigan in the United States, examines the intersection of public health, tobacco control and international trade.

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of the World Health Organization. The WHO FCTC is an evidence-based treaty that reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standard of health.

The WHO FCTC represents a paradigm shift in developing a regulatory strategy to address. ceed with professional and peer support and help.

Tobacco control mea-sures are also extremely cost-effective. There are many countries where committed individuals, civil society groups, and governments have worked together to define, advocate, leg-islate, and implement effective tobacco control policies.

This book tells the. Inin response to growth of tobacco use in developing countries, the World Health Organization successfully rallied countries to sign the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

The convention is designed to push for effective legislation and enforcement in all countries to reduce the harmful effects of phic origin: The Americas.

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Tobacco Control is an international peer-reviewed journal covering the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide; tobacco's effects on population health, the economy, the environment, and society; efforts to prevent and control the global tobacco epidemic through population-level education and policy changes; the ethical dimensions of tobacco control policies; and the .Countries As of Februarywe have identified countries that regulate or ban e-cigarettes.

To see full details about each country's policy and links to the original text, you may select countries from the alphabetical listing in the menu on the left.

A closer look reveals that over 10 percent of household income in poor countries is allocated to tobacco products. Further, more than a quarter of people below the poverty line smoke.

This disparity is characterized most often by tobacco use in developing countries. These countries often include the central Europe region.