Assisting VINACOSH- MOH in supporting comprehensive implementation of tobacco control law

Purpose of the project and measurable objectives

The general objective of the project is to assist VINACOSH in supporting comprehensive implementation of the tobacco control Law in Ha Noi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City and in other 8 cities and provinces supported by the national tobacco control Fund namely Ha Long, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Tien Giang, and a number of remote provinces like Binh Thuan, Hau Giang, Cao Bang, Gia Lai… Area specific goals, action plans and outcomes are drawn up in line with the monitoring and evaluation guideline from VINACOSH and in coordination with leadership from selected areas.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  1. To support the People’s Committees at all levels in the selected cities and provinces in directing, managing and supervising the implementation of the tobacco control Law.
  2. To provide assistance for improved and effective communication products on tobacco control Law for proper implementation.
  3. To provide assistance to strengthening the enforcement of the tobacco control Law with a specific focus on Smoke-Free Hospitality and on ensuring compliance to Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS) ban.