The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

By Framework Convention Alliance

It may be helpful to imagine the FCTC as a rapidly growing child. It came into the world 10 years ago, kicking and screaming but with some promising DNA: the various articles of the Convention.

Working group on sustainable measures: a test of the FCTC’s success

 

Yvona TousBy Yvona Tous
FCA Policy Advisor

The ultimate measure of the impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is whether it leads to a reduction in tobacco use prevalence, as well as a significant drop in the disease and death caused by tobacco use. But there are other ways to gauge the FCTC’s success.