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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2008

MPOWER

Description of Resource: 
The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and its guidelines provide the foundation for countries to implement and manage tobacco control. To help make this a reality, WHO introduced the MPOWER measures. These measures are intended to assist in the country-level implementation of effective interventions to reduce the demand for tobacco.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
WHO
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Tobacco Use
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Citation: 
World Health Organization. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008: The MPOWER Package [Internet]. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2008 [cited 2013 Jan 21]. Available from: http://www.who.int/tobacco/mpower/mpower_report_full_2008.pdf