WHO's Undermining Tobacco Control

The Lancet, August 2012, Vol. 380

2 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2016

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Steven Hoffman

York University; Harvard University

Zain Rizvi

Yale University, Law School, Students

Date Written: August 25, 2012

Abstract

A recent review of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) implementation database revealed numerous inconsistencies with national implementation reports. Since this database is integral to achieving compliance with FCTC, we must advocate for a stronger WHO that is capable of correctly reporting national FCTC implementation data and leading the global tobacco control movement.

Keywords: World, health, organization, WHO, Tobacco, framework, convention, control, FCTC, natonal, system, database

Suggested Citation

Hoffman, Steven and Rizvi, Zain, WHO's Undermining Tobacco Control (August 25, 2012). The Lancet, August 2012, Vol. 380. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2726333

Steven Hoffman (Contact Author)

York University ( email )

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Zain Rizvi

Yale University, Law School, Students ( email )

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New Haven, CT 06511
United States

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