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Tobacco Control in China

Editors: Yang, Gonghuan (Ed.)

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  • Comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to this one of the major public health disasters in China
  • Analysis the prevalence pattern of tobacco use in different population and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases
  • Review the successes and failures of tobacco control policies in China
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About this book

This book comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health issues in China. It pulls together the prevalence pattern of tobacco use in different population and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases. The book pays more attention to review the successes and failures of tobacco control policies in China, including the protect peoples from second-hand smoke, comprehensive banning tobacco advertisement promotion and sponsor, regulation of the contents of tobacco products and low tar cigarettes, warn about the dangers of tobacco, support for smokers to quit, and increasing tobacco taxation and price, as well as monitor and assessment on tobacco use and implement of prevention policy under the international background of tobacco control.

The book analyse and explain the influence factors, especially interference from tobacco industry with public management theory frame for promoting tobacco control policies and looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. It is a helpful reference for experts in public health and epidemiologists in tobacco control, advocators and policy maker.

About the authors

Editor Gonghuan Yang is a Professor at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China. She serves as Director of Center of NCD & BRFS of the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences. She is an expert of Public Health and epidemiologist on chronic non-communicable diseases. She is also the editor of the Atlas of the Huai River Basin Water Environment: Digestive Cancer Mortality.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction: China and the Negotiation of WHO FCTC

    Pages 1-16

    Yang, Gonghuan

  • Tobacco Epidemic and Health Risk in the Chinese Population

    Pages 17-46

    Yang, Gonghuan

  • Action Subject and Surroundings of Tobacco Control and Anti Tobacco Control in China

    Pages 47-71

    Yang, Gonghuan

  • International Assistance and Tobacco Control in China

    Pages 73-88

    Yang, Gonghuan

  • Tobacco Control Mass Communication in China

    Pages 89-118

    Wang, Chunhui (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8315-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8314-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-4120-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tobacco Control in China
Editors
  • Gonghuan Yang
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8315-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8315-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8314-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4120-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 323
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
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