Tobacco Control Projects

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

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...

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Comprehensive Implementation of the Newly Enacted Tobacco Control Law in Hai Phong and Ha Long

Comprehensive Implementation of the Newly Enacted Tobacco Control Law  in Hai Phong and Ha Long

The overall purpose of the project was to support and strengthen comprehensive implementation of the major provisions of the tobacco control law in Hai Phong and Ha Long by using an effective communication campaign, and supporting people’s committee in taking necessary measures to ensure effective enforcement. The project has been funded by TFK and BP, and implemented in all 15 districts of Hai...

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Establish Smoke-free Jurisdiction in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Establish Smoke-free Jurisdiction in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Hai Phong is one of the three biggest cities and among the five cities under the Central managementin Vietnam. It has 7 urban districts and 8 suburban districts. The project has been funded by TFK and BP, and mainly implemented in 7 urban districts from June 2011. During the first 19 months, the overall purpose of the project was to establish and support implementation of  a smoke-free policy...

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Establish smoke-free jurisdiction in big tourism city of Ha Long, Vietnam

Establish smoke-free jurisdiction in big tourism city of Ha Long, Vietnam

The project focuses on establishing a smoke-free jurisdiction in Ha Long city and making a smoke-free tourist city model for Vietnam. In implementing the project, the CDS has been working closely with their local partners: Ha Long People’s Committee and Center for Health Education and Communication (CHEC), Vietnam Committee on Smoking and Health (VINACOSH), WHO Vietnam, Health Bridge,...

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Women, Gender and Tobacco Control

Women, Gender and Tobacco Control

Vietnam has one of the highest smoking rates in the world. More than half of men smoke and two thirds of young children and half of women are exposed to secondhand smoke.  The home is often the setting where the highest exposure to secondhand smoke occurs for women and children. WHO monitoring activities Under the circumstances, to promote smoke-free homes is significant when TC programs...

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