What is Global Tobacco Control: Learning from the Experts?
Global Tobacco Control: Learning from the Experts is an online course developed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use. It offers a broad introduction to the global public health problem of tobacco use and will be particularly useful for those starting to work on tobacco control. The course is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about tobacco control. We do not offer academic credit but do provide a certificate for completing course modules.
How is Global Tobacco Control: Learning from the Experts organized?
The curriculum is divided into eleven modules:
- Fundamentals of Tobacco Control
- Smoking and Health
- The Tobacco Industry
- Best Practices in Tobacco Control Policy
- The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)
- Special Populations
- Best Practices in Tobacco Control Programs
- Surveillance and Evaluation
- Communication for Tobacco Control
- Role of Healthcare Professionals in Tobacco Control
Each module contains:
- a series of slide lectures with accompanying audio
- a downloadable PowerPoint file
- self-assessment exercises measuring basic understanding of content
How do I receive a Certificate of Completion?
You can opt to review individual lectures within a module, or take the entire training. After completion of each module, you can print a Certificate of Completion for that particular module. After completion of the entire course, you will have the option to download and print a Certificate of Completion for the entire course.
Globaltobaccocontrol.org is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies as a part of the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use.