Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Publications on surveillance and monitoring

Latest publications

  • WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2013
    The fourth in the series, this report presents the status of the MPOWER measures, with country-specific data updated and aggregated through 2012. In addition, the report provides a special focus on legislation to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) in WHO Member States and an in-depth analyses of TAPS bans were performed, allowing for a more detailed understanding of progress and future challenges




  • WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2008
    This landmark new report presents the first comprehensive worldwide analysis of tobacco use and control efforts. It provides countries with a roadmap to reverse the devastating global tobacco epidemic that could kill up to one billion people by the end of this century.