Volume 8 Supplement 1

The Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) - linking data to the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Research

Edited by Paul Aveyard

The production of this supplement was made possible through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the Pan American Health Organization.

  1. Research

    Prevalence of smoking and other smoking related behaviors reported by the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in four Peruvian cities

    In 2004, Peru ratified the Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and in 2006 passed Law 28705 for tobacco consumption and exposure reduction. The Global Youth Tobacco Survey ...

    Alfonso Zavaleta, Maria Salas, Armando Peruga, Ana Luiza Curi Hallal, Charles W Warren, Nathan R Jones and Samira Asma

    BMC Public Health 2008 8(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 15 December 2008

  2. Research

    Prevalence of smoking and other smoking-related behaviors reported by the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in Thailand

    Thailand ratified the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on November 8, 2004. The WHO FCTC requires all parties to inform all persons of the health consequences of t...

    Nithat Sirichotiratana, Chairat Techatraisakdi, Khalillur Rahman, Charles W Warren, Nathan R Jones, Samira Asma and Juliette Lee

    BMC Public Health 2008 8(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 15 December 2008

  3. Research

    Evaluation of the use of Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) data for developing evidence-based tobacco control policies in Turkey

    The tobacco control effort in Turkey has made significant progress in recent years. Turkey initiated its tobacco control effort with the passing of Law 4207 (The Prevention of Harmful Effects of Tobacco Produc...

    Toker Erguder, Banu Çakır, Dilek Aslan, Charles W Warren, Nathan R Jones and Samira Asma

    BMC Public Health 2008 8(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 15 December 2008