Discover the essentials of protecting public health policies from tobacco industry interference through LEARN– a premier online platform brought to you by the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub for Article 5.3.
“Implementing Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC): From Policy to Practice” establishes the fundamentals of safeguarding public health policies from tobacco industry interference. Created by GGTC as the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub for Article 5.3 under its e-Learning platform, LEARN, it is the only online course specifically addressing the Guidelines for the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC.
Aimed at policymakers, WHO FCTC focal points, public health advocates, and tobacco control specialists, this online course tackles the policy recommendations under the Guidelines using a practice-oriented approach and presents the issues, policy options, and tools in an easy and accessible manner. The course highlights the most important takeaways under each recommendation and guides the learner to key concepts through self-assessment tests, country case studies, best practices, and ready-made policy templates. With its short, concise chapters, completing the course can be easily integrated into a schedule of a busy professional. Those looking to deepen their understanding of how Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC can be applied will find this a valuable and practicable resource.
The Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC) is a combination of the academic discipline, diversity, and global reach of the School of Global Studies, Thammasat University and the decades-long experience of Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA)’s leaders in countering tobacco industry interference to move tobacco control measures forward at the country, regional, and global levels.
With the support of the Ministry of Public Health Thailand, GGTC was designated to serve as the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub for Article 5.3 to support implementation of the Convention’s obligation on protecting against tobacco industry interference.