Three databases were searched from the earliest studies on those databases:
The search was carried out using a strategy employing keywords or synonyms:
- Hookah, hooka
- Shisha, sheesha
- narghileh, narghile
- arghileh, arghile
- narguila, narguilah
- hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly
This knowledge should guide regulators on appropriate measures to curb this epidemic by implementing health warning labels on packages and in public places of use, banning of misleading information on contents and emissions, and limiting access to youth and minors.
This page provides links to websites with data, materials, news and articles, and other relevant information related to tobacco surveillance and reporting.
Framework Convention Alliance. The Alliance consists of nearly 500 organisations from over 100 countries. FCA works on the development, ratification and implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The website gives access to numerous publications and materials, including policy papers, reports, factsheets, newsletters, and advocating tools.
WHO FCTC implementation database and updates from the parties. This web-based database contains the reports the FCTC Parties deliver every two years. The search options vary from individual Party to treaty articles and measures.
WHO´s tobacco webpage. WHO's website has a page dedicated to the topic of tobacco. The information presented on the website includes, inter alia, global reports on tobacco control situation and trends, publications, factsheets and bulletins, news, and links to relevant webpages of the WHO regional offices.
Global Tobacco Surveillance System. GTSS includes the collection of data through four surveys: the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS); Global School Personnel Survey (GSPS); Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS) and Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). GYTS focuses on youth aged 13-15 and collects information in schools. GSPS surveys teachers and administrators from the same schools that participate in the GYTS. GHPSS focuses on 3rd year students pursuing degrees in dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy. GATS is a nationally representative household survey that monitors tobacco use among adults aged 15 years and older. GTSS includes over 20 tobacco data topics including, tobacco use, tobacco advertising, cessation, secondhand smoke, school policies, and perceptions of smoking behaviors
Presentations Given During the Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research
- "Implementation Science: Bridging the Gap between Discovery and Delivery" - Marie D. Ricciardone
- "Influential researchers and research. How policy makers use public health research" - Simon Chapman
- "A regulatory framework for waterpipe tobacco smoking" - Wasim Maziak
- "Resources and Support for Implementation Science and Tobacco Control at NIH" - Mark Parascandola
- "Implementation Science for Tobacco Control" - Mark Parascandola
- "Fighting an Old Battle In Revived Form: Hookah Use in India is the Latest Challenge in Implementing Smokefree Laws" - Amit Yadav
- "Implications for Knowledge Translation" - Dr. Fadi El Jardali
- "Flavored Versus Non-Flavored Waterpipe Tobacco: AComparison of Plasma Nicotine, Subjective Experiences and Harm Perceptions" - Wasim Maziak
- "Regulating Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Best Practices" - Ghazi Zaatari
- "The Case of Salt Reduction: How Evidence Might have Influenced Policy Change" - Julia Critchley
- "mTB Tobacco and mHealth interventions for Smoking Cessation" - Mark Parascandola
- "Evaluating Health Warning Messages Specific to Waterpipe Smoking among University Students in Jordan" Muhammad Darawad
- "Improving Shisha Cafe Guidance Documents In the UK" - Mohamad Jawad, Nhung Vu
- "Translating waterpipe tobacco smoking evidence into practice, policy, and regulation. Why is it important?" - Iman Nuwayhid
- "Perceived Effectiveness of Pictorial versus Textual Health Warning Labels on Waterpipe Tobacco Packages (Tumbac packages) - Nelly Layoun
- "COP decisions on water pipe tobacco products and other related work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat" - Tibor Szilagyi
- "Factors Associated with the Intentiions to Quit and Willingness to Quit Among Waterpipe Adult Smokers in Lebanon" - Souheil Hallit
- "What works in Knowledge Translation: Lessons Learned From Global Tobacco Control" - Yussuf Saloojee
- "Comparison of Waterpipe Smokers' Exposures when Using Harm Reduction Accessories" - Marielle C. Brinkman
- "It's Still Tobacco" - Aalaa Jawad, Zainab Hussain