Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), in cooperation with the Tobacco Market Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Turkey (TAPDK) organised a study visit for the delegation from the National Tobacco Control Commission of the State of Palestine, in order to share the best practices and exchange expertise on tobacco control issues on 02-04 July 2013 in Ankara, Republic of Turkey.
During the study visit, the delegation visited TAPDK, Ministry of Finance of Turkey, Ministry of Health of Turkey, Smoke Cessation Clinic and Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University, Alo 171 Smoke Cessation Hotline and SESRIC.
Following issues were tackled during the study visit:
- Smoke Cessation
- Pictorial Warnings
- Tobacco manufacture, production and consumption in Turkey
- Tobacco Tax Policy; Tobacco Tax Administration System
- Tobacco Control Activities
- Impact of Smoke Free Law