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Institute for Global Tobacco Control

Evaluation and Surveillance

The Institute for Global Tobacco Control conducts tobacco control surveillance and evaluation including development of compliance assessment guides and tracking tools, and policy evaluation research. This work encompasses the basic components of the World Health Organization’s MPOWER policy package.

Evaluation and Surveillance
  • Monitor: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies
  • Smoke-free: Protect people from tobacco smoke
  • Quitting: Offer help to quit tobacco use
  • Warnings: Warn about the dangers of tobacco
  • Advertising: Enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship
  • Prices: Raise taxes on tobacco