Commemorating World No Tobacco Day
Friday, May 27, 2011
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
CDC's Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) has assembled a small suite of products aimed at commemorating World No Tobacco Day. Please use the following products in your tobacco control efforts and share this e-mail with your tobacco-control partners so that they, too, may use the products in their efforts.
· Feature Articles
This article commemorates World No Tobacco Day, summarizes a related MMWR article, and announces a new Web-based data application (GTSSData) from OSH's Global Tobacco Control Branch.
This article focuses on the new Web-based data application from OSH's Global Tobacco Control Branch.
This report examines smoking prevalence, warning labels, and interest in quitting smoking among adult manufactured-cigarette smokers, using data from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys conducted in 14 countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, the Russian Federation, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, and Viet Nam.
OSH has developed several Web-based and social media materials to get the word out about these new products. Following are suggestions on how you can further support this communication effort.
Follow OSH on GovLoop at www.govloop.com/group/cdctobaccofree. A post on GovLoop announces the new products and encourages readers to visit the online feature article. GovLoop is a social networking site for the government community. It currently serves about 30,000 members, including local, state, and federal government employees and contractors. Academics and students interested in government are also welcome to join.
· Web site
Continue to access CDC's Smoking & Tobacco Use Web site www.cdc.gov/tobacco for helpful resources and the latest information.
Source: CDC's Office on Smoking and Health