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Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)

Journal Article 102460 JUL 05, 2015

Keiko Yamada; Nagisa Mori; Mina Kashiwabara; Sakiko Yasuda; Horie,Rumi; Hiroshi Yamato; Loic Garçon; Francisco Armada Disclosed

Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)

This paper analyzes smoking prevalence and smoking behaviors in Papua New Guinea. Using the 2009–10 Papua New Guinea Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the paper analyzes the determinants of tobacco use and tobacco choices in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7302 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Xu,Xiaochen; Anderson,Ian Disclosed

Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)

Tobacco use is a major challenge to international development. Despite being a signatory to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and a Tobacco Free Pacific, Papua New Guinea is one of the ten countries with the highest rates of tobacco use in the world. ... See More +

Brief 96795 MAY 01, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui Disclosed

The effects of tobacco taxes on health : an analysis of the effects by income quintile and gender in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine (English)

The main objectives of this paper are to estimate the burden of tobacco-caused mortality as a whole and by main tobacco-related diseases in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine, and to assess the distributional health impact of an increase in tobacco taxation in these three countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 92765 OCT 01, 2014

Denisova, Irina; Kuznetsova, Polina Disclosed

Prevention of health risk factors in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of five multi sectoral efforts : Prevencion de factores de riesgo de la salud en America Latina y el Caribe : gobernanza de cinco esfuerzos multisectoriales (Spanish)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent an important and growing burden to the health and economies of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 87821 JAN 01, 2014

Bonilla-Chacin, Maria Eugenia; Barbieri, Maria Eugenia; Hernandez, Adriana Diaz del Castillo; Duran, Ethel Segura; Sarmiento, OIga L.; Rodriguez, Evelyne; Sica, Amanda; Lorenzo, Ana; Mora, Franco Gonzalez; Abascal, Winston English Disclosed

Prevention of health risk factors in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of five multi sectoral efforts (English)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent an important and growing burden to the health and economies of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 87821 JAN 01, 2014

Bonilla-Chacin, Maria Eugenia; Barbieri, Maria Eugenia; Hernandez, Adriana Diaz del Castillo; Duran, Ethel Segura; Sarmiento, OIga L.; Rodriguez, Evelyne; Sica, Amanda; Lorenzo, Ana; Mora, Franco Gonzalez; Abascal, Winston Spanish Disclosed

Promoting healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of multisectoral activities to prevent risk factors for non-communicable diseases (English)

This report contributes to the design and implementation of policies that promote healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), thus effectively preventing premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region. ... See More +

Publication 83277 DEC 05, 2013

Bonilla-Chacin, Maria Eugenia [editor] Spanish Disclosed

Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)

A growing share of the burden of disease across the world is associated with risky behaviors by individuals. Drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex are highly prevalent in low-income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. ... See More +

Publication 82470 NOV 18, 2013

de Walque, Damien [editor] Disclosed

Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh : proportional mortality study (English)

The objective of the article is to directly estimate how much smoking contributes to cause-specific mortality in Bangladesh. A case–control study was conducted with surveillance data from Matlab, a rural subdistrict. ... See More +

Journal Article 102482 JUL 12, 2013

Dewan S Alam; Jha,Prabhat K.; Chinthanie Ramasundarahettige; Peter Kim Streatfield; Louis W Niessen; Muhammad Ashique H Chowdhury; Ali T Siddiquee; Shyfuddin Ahmeda; Evans,Timothy Grant Disclosed

Governance of multi-sectoral interventions to promote healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has been experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition which has important health and economic consequences. ... See More +

Brief 75189 JAN 01, 2013

Bonilla-Chacin, Maria E. Disclosed

Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)

The report is organized as follows. The information about the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is provided in the first part. The second part gives some descriptive statistics about the prevalence rate of students and their consumption based on several characteristics observed in the survey. ... See More +

Social Analysis 69504 JAN 01, 2012

Onder, Zeynep Disclosed

Towards a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (English)

This study provides the basis for constructing a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The authors first undertook a literature review of tobacco control in LMICs to explore the forces that oppose the adoption, implementation, and enforcement of tobacco control strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 54632 AUG 01, 2009

Bump, J.B.; Reich, M.R.; Adeyi, O.; Khetrapal, S.; Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44837 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4657 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Progression of tobacco control policies : lessons from the United States and implications for global action (English)

This paper examines the historical experience of tobacco control in the last five decades and shares important lessons of public health interventions to inform current and future tobacco control programs in other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 44303 MAY 01, 2008

Novotny, Thomas E.; Mamudu, Hadii M.: Disclosed

Burley tobacco clubs in Malawi : nonmarket institutions for exports (English)

This paper studies nonmarket institutions that facilitate exports. In Malawi, as in many other developing countries, farmers face numerous constraints that disconnect them from export markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4561 MAR 01, 2008

Negri, Mariano; Porto, Guido G. Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da English Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking (English)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da Portuguese Disclosed

Tobacco control in Brazil (English)

The objective of this study was to assess the smoking situation in Brazil, and the role of the tobacco control program, and compare it to experience in other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 40835 AUG 01, 2007

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; da Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza; Godinho, Joana Disclosed

The determinants of smoking behavior among teenagers in East Java Province, Indonesia (English)

The Surabaya youth survey used a modified version of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey questionnaire to investigate knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning smoking among 1,630 students in 40 high schools in Madiun City, Malang City, Jember Regency and Bangkalan Regency in 2003. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34766 DEC 01, 2005

Martini,Santi; Sulistyowati, Muji Disclosed

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Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)
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JUL 05, 2015 102460 Journal Article
Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 WPS7302 Policy Research Working Paper
Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96795 Brief
The effects of tobacco taxes on health : an analysis of the effects by income quintile and gender in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92765 Working Paper
Prevention of health risk factors in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of five multi sectoral efforts : Prevencion de factores de riesgo de la salud en America Latina y el Caribe : gobernanza de cinco esfuerzos multisectoriales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 87821 Working Paper English
Prevention of health risk factors in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of five multi sectoral efforts (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87821 Working Paper Spanish
Promoting healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean : governance of multisectoral activities to prevent risk factors for non-communicable diseases (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 83277 Publication Spanish
Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82470 Publication
Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh : proportional mortality study (English)
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JUL 12, 2013 102482 Journal Article
Governance of multi-sectoral interventions to promote healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75189 Brief
Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69504 Social Analysis
Towards a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 54632 Working Paper
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44837 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4657 Policy Research Working Paper
Progression of tobacco control policies : lessons from the United States and implications for global action (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44303 Working Paper
Burley tobacco clubs in Malawi : nonmarket institutions for exports (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4561 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44689 Brief English
Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44689 Brief Portuguese
Tobacco control in Brazil (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 40835 Working Paper
The determinants of smoking behavior among teenagers in East Java Province, Indonesia (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34766 Working Paper (Numbered Series)