WHO Western Pacific Region workshop on tobacco taxation
Place: Manila, PhilippinesDate: 23-25 June 2010
The aim of the workshop was to help participants get a deeper understanding of tobacco tax issues with regards to the level, structure and administration of taxes. The workshop was also a good opportunity for participants to share experiences and learn about best practices around the world. Participants included Ministry of Health, Finance and Customs officials from 12 countries: Cambodia, Fiji, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Palau, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Tonga and Viet Nam.