Objectives of “Strengthening Tobacco-Smoke Free Islamabad Initiative”

The aim of this intervention is to make Islamabad tobacco-smoke free. Following are the main objectives of “Strengthening Tobacco-Smoke Free Islamabad Initiative”-

  • Establish a Coordination Unit for coordination with district departments to plan, implement and monitor Islamabad model city project
  • Raise awareness among masses about “Islamabad Model City Project” through printing and dissemination of IEC materials, signage and conducting of seminars.
    • Printing and Dissemination of IEC materials
    • Awareness sessions / Seminars for Bazaar Unions, Hotel Associations, Education Managers and Hospital Management
    • Awareness programs on ITP FM Radio.
    • Signage at public places
  • Ensure effective enforcement of Tobacco control laws, through training and support of law enforcement agencies.
    • Refresher sessions on tobacco control laws for law enforcers / authorized persons.
    • Development of enforcement plan
    • Orientation Session with FBR
  • Assess SHTS exposure (PM 2.5 monitoring) at public places at start and end of the project in collaboration with The Union.
  • Monitoring of enforcement of tobacco control laws
    • Generation of quarterly monitoring reports