Resources category: South-East Asia
Three examples of education campaigns in Vietnam focusing on the health harms of smoking around others in public places and restaurants, smoking tobacco in the workplace, and the penalties applicable for people who smoke on public transport.
Two examples of educational campaign ads that ran in Bangladesh to inform the public of existing laws prohibiting smoking in public places, tobacco advertisements, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) and sale of tobacco to and by minors.
This study was conducted to gauge the extent of implementation of the tobacco free film rule in India, to identify patterns in compliance and violations, and to identify opportunities for strengthening the rule.
This study conducted a census of all tobacco vendors across five wards in Siliguri between November 2019 and January 2020, assessing the density of these vendors and their proximity to educational institutions.
From November-December 2020, this study examined the compliance of tobacco vendors with the tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) law, and the presence of tobacco product display and warning signage at the POS in Siliguri.
Tobacco Vendor Density and Tobacco Vendor Proximity to Educational Institutions in Ranchi City, India
This study conducted a census of all tobacco vendors across three wards in Ranchi between November 2019 and January 2020, assessing the density of these vendors and their proximity to educational institutions.
From November-December 2020, this study examined the compliance of tobacco vendors with the tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) law, and the presence of tobacco product display and warning signage at the POS in Ranchi.
A report detailing Implementation of Article 8 in the ASEAN region, 2020.
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.
Observational study assessing compliance with Qingdao’s Tobacco Control Regulation and whether compliance differed by enforcement agency. The data was collected by Johns Hopkins Institute for Tobacco Control as part of The Union's Global Implementation Programme.
Smokefree ad from India depicting the dangers of secondhand smoke and sharing information on the smoking ban in public places. Adaptions from Turkey and Bangladesh and the press release materials from each ad.
Implementation of tobacco control law by police personnel in India. This study aimed to assess knowledge and attitudes.
City of Baguio, Philippines, smokefree website shares good practices from the city, provides a platform for reporting smokefree policy violations and contains a database of protocols and forms for enforcement actions.
This study from Yogyakarta City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from February to March 2019.
This study from Depok City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with the tobacco product display and point-of-sale advertising and promotion ban in different retail settings from February to March 2019.
This study from Depok City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from February to March 2019.
This study analyzes the perception of smokefree policy within a university community service program and finds that while many people are aware of smoking's harmful effects, they do not know about smokefree policies, highlighting the need for community education, effective communication, and engagement.
This policy evaluation reviews the outdoor tobacco advertisement ban in Banyuqangi District East Java, Indonesia.
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 booklet provides an overview of key smokefree enforcement issues and sources of more information- because the authors live in Bangladesh this booklet draws heavily on examples from that country, but most of the issues are universal and approaches should easily be adaptable.
Tobacco Control Industry Watch provides facts and figures, publications, and media updates for the South East Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). With a focus on Articles 5.3 and 13, guidelines, toolkits, and in-country statuses are also available to further the effective implementation of the WHO FCTC in ASEAN countries.
Tobacco Unmasked is the information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco in Sri Lanka. It provides information and profiles on tobacco companies, their employees, their allies, and other institutions linked with them. The portal also describes industry strategies and arguments against tobacco control efforts.
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.