Course: Global Tobacco Control

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Global Tobacco Control

Instructors:

Frances Stillman
Jonathan Samet
Heather Wipfli

Originally Offered:

Fall 2005

Offered By:

Epidemiology

Course Number:

340.619



Description:

Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policy makers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regulation, and basic surveillance and evaluation methods using lectures, case-studies, and discussion.