Understanding Covid-19 and Tobacco in six Low and Middle income Countries
In May 2020 a team of researchers were commissioned to conduct a rapid response study to examine tobacco use and tobacco control during Covid-19.
In May 2020 a team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with colleagues from six low and middle income countries (Bangladesh, India, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Pakistan) were commissioned to conduct a rapid response study to examine tobacco use and tobacco control during Covid-19.
The study aimed to produce country-specific Covid-19 and tobacco policy briefings to support policy and practice to address tobacco use during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Further information about the study method and findings can be found below.
Usher News item: https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/news-events/news-2020/understanding-covid-19-and-tobacco-in-six-lmics
Covid-19 and Tobacco: https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/research/projects/covid-19-and-tobacco