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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group

Janet Chung-Hall, Lorraine Craig, Shannon Gravely, Natalie Sansone, Geoffrey T Fong

Abstract
Objective To present findings of a narrative review on the implementation and effectiveness of 17 Articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) during the Treaty’s first decade.

Data sources Published reports on global FCTC implementation; searches of four databases through June 2016; hand-search of publications/online resources; tobacco control experts.

Study selection WHO Convention Secretariat global progress reports (2010, 2012, 2014); 2015 WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic; studies of social, behavioural, health, economic and/or environmental impacts of FCTC policies.

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