Resources category: Monitoring and Evaluation
The Union partnered with a panel of experts to hear about their experiences collecting and using data to improve the implementation of tobacco control laws. Watch this webinar to learn about types of data that can support implementation, including tools and best practices in data collection and to hear about real-world examples of harnessing the power of data to improve policy implementation, common challenges and tips on how to overcome them.
Assessment of the national smokfree policy implementation in Colombia.
The eighth WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic tracks the progress made by countries in tobacco control since 2008 including data on electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as ‘e-cigarettes’.
Tobacco retailer density and tobacco retailers near schools in two cities of East India, Ranchi and Siliguri
This study assesses the number and density of tobacco vendors in the cities of Ranchi (Jharkhand) and Siliguri (West Bengal), and the number of retailers selling tobacco near schools. Both of these jurisdictions have passed local tobacco vendor licensing laws.
Compliance with smoke-free policies at indoor and outdoor public places: an observational study in Pakistan
Study investigating smoke-free compliance across public places in Karachi, the most populous city in Pakistan.
This course offers free instructional training to people interested in learning more about tobacco control.
Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods
This study models the reduction in tobacco retailer density following the ban to examine differences in the policy’s impact across neighbourhoods.
This site is dedicated to countering tobacco at the point-of-sale and offers evidence-based descriptions of the problem, policy solutions, advocacy materials and news updates.
Assessment Report on Implementation of West Pakistan Tobacco Vend Act in the Urban Areas of Islamabad
This report assesses the model and achievements of the implementation of The West Pakistan Tobacco Vend Act-1958 since 2015.
This Guide provides steps and sample materials to assess compliance with health warning labels,
A “How-to” Guide for Observing the Internet, Sponsored Events, and Corporate Social Responsibility.
This guide promotes best practice for conducting studies of compliance with smoke-free laws, including the rationale for doing or not doing a study, the knowledge and resources needed, and how to design the study and effectively disseminate the results. Available in English and Spanish.
Report on the last five years of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products Office compliance and enforcement activities.
The 2018 global progress report on the implementation of WHO FCTC.
Assessment of EU Member State National Characteristics and Their Association with Smoking Prevalence
This study aims to assess public sector corruption and other national characteristics and it's potential association with higher smoking prevalence in EU member states.
This study aims to determine the number of smoking-attributable deaths were averted due to the implementation of MPOWER policies.
Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014
This study aims to evaluated the global progress of the six MPOWER measures and their impact across 88 countries that have adopted one or more measure from 2007 to 2014.
This study aims to assess vendor licensing compliance and scheme to explore variations in compliance among different retailer types and locations.
This study aims to evaluate the implementation of national TAPS law in kiosks across five Russian cities.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the perceived enforcement of anti-smoking legislation on 4 Brazilian cities.
Outcomes for Implementation Research: Conceptual Distinctions, Measurement Challenges, and Research Agenda
This paper proposes a general working taxonomic of eight implementation elements to measure implementation outcomes, advance implementation processes, and improve effectiveness of implementation strategies.
The aim of this evaluation is to identify outcomes related to the 2003 Smokefree Environments Amendment Act and assess how closely goals were met.
This policy evaluation reviews the outdoor tobacco advertisement ban in Banyuqangi District East Java, Indonesia.
This report reviews the global evidence on the impact of the WHO FCTC implementation of tobacco control legislation.
This article assess indictors of smokefree policy implementation in the Unites States, New Zealand, and Israel to demonstrate successful compliance of smokefree policies.
This study evaluates the effect of point-of-sale display bans globally as of 2016.
This report evaluates the enforcement practices, and barriers of the Commercial Youth Access Enforcement efforts in Minnesota, USA, providing recommendation for future enforcement efforts.
This research assesses compliance with San Francisco's 2018 flavored tobacco sales ban and concludes that retailer education prior to enforcement will result in higher compliance rates.
This article uses a random sampling process to evaluate compliance with the COPTA legislation in India.
This article demonstrates how smokefree compliance can be assessed through simple and cost-effective survey tools and can be used to validate implementation and enforcement progress.
This study analyzes the predictors of adopting subnational smokefree laws since China ratified the WHO FCTC in 2005 and assess their alignment with article 8.
This report is the third in the CDC's publications on Evaluating Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs and provides an evaluation logic model and set out outcome indicators that address eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke.
This WHO publication offers practical guidance to assist staff and city officials prepare for and implement smokefree legislation.
An example of a national delivery and monitoring plan. Published in conjunction with the Tobacco Control Plan for England, it identifies lead agencies, milestones and metrics to measure success.
This article reviews and analyses the diffusion of clean indoor air laws and the economic and public health impacts of their implementation. While research sponsored by the tobacco industry has raised concerns regarding the economic impact of smoke-free laws, scientific evidence indicates that clean indoor air laws are low-cost, safe, and effective.
This article is a case study ion Philip Morris' involvement in the cessation arena and an evaluation of how and why PM supports cessation programs. It illustrates a notable example of industry interference that undermines effective tobacco control.
Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to assess factors that may influence implementation of tobacco use treatment guidelines in the Viet Nam public health care delivery system.