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Steps taking towards for Smoke Free District
Qamar Iqbal 1, 2, 3
 
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Tobacco control Cell Pakistan
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Global Bridges
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ATTUD
Publication date: 2018-06-13
 
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2018;4(Supplement):A189
 
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Introduction:
To make district a smoke model.

Methods:
presentation and interaction

Results:
Established Tobacco Cessation Clinic in 2013 at DHQ Hospital 1st in Pakistan yet, Implement programs to encourage Doctors /physicians to take a proactive role with their smoking patients, to intervene and ask them to quit. Tobacco Control Laws implementation to Local District Government by coordinating with Health, Education, information departments, District Police, Traffic Police, Trade Unions, Transport Unions and Press club at District Level. Provide school-based programs to educate children through smoking prevention activities and educational materials. Create a stronger network of Educational programs, coordinated with local administration authorities Enact peer-teaching programs to empower youth to resist peer pressure and advertising, including the building of a new awareness among youth that counter top tobacco displays are paid advertising, often next to the candy or chewing gum. Establish an anti-smoking campaign for Universities and Colleges, which will include posters, tobacco free days, and educational speakers on campus. Design educational materials for legislators regarding current tobacco laws and cigarette taxes in his district, vs. other district. Use of Tobacco products decrease, Government Colleges adopt 100% smoke free policy,60 % public places smoke free, Established Tobacco Cessation Clinic in 2013 at DHQ Hospital 1st in Pakistan yet and City Government departments adopt 100% smoke free Policy.

Conclusions:
Mobilization / Coordination with City District Government and Civil Society to get support against tobacco usage, Enhance Tobacco Control efforts in the district through awareness and enforcement tobacco Control laws

Funding:
The Union International and Tobacco Control Cell

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