Strengthening smoke-free implementation in key cities of Vietnam with a focus on hospitality sectors and tourism areas

The purpose of project is to strengthen TC Law implementation in 4 key cities of Vietnam, namely Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city, Da Nang and Hoi An with focus of hospitality and tourism areas. The project also aims to support local tobacco control network to build their capacity for smoke-free performance.

This project has been funded by TFK and BP and implemented from July1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2019. The project has focused on advocacy to gain local leaders’ support for the tobacco control work and the project activities in particular. Priority has been given to the assistance in strengthening the implementation and enforcement of the smoke free in public places, especially in hospitality sector and tourism areas in these 4 cities.

The experience and lessons learned from the process of implementing this project will be shared to help replicate model of smoke-free hospitality and tourism areas and used as evidence based for advocacy and stronger enforcement of smoke free in Vietnam.