Tobacco Control Capacity Programme


Peer reviewed articles, technical reports and policy briefs from the Programme.

Peer Reviewed Articles  

  1. Singh, A., Logo, D., Dobbie, F., Ralston, R., Davidson, F., Bauld, L. and Owusu-Dabo, E., 2021. Tobacco use and COVID-19 in Ghana: generating evidence to support policy and practice. Journal of Global Health Reports.
  2. Singh, A., Dobbie, F., Kinnunen, T., Okello, G., Semple, S., Boakye Okyere, P., Darlington Logo, D., Fosu Lartey, K., McNeil, A., Britton, J., Bauld, L. and Owusu-Dabo, E., 2021. Adherence To Smoke-Free Policies In Ghana: Findings From A Cross-Sectional Survey Of Hospitality Venue Owners And Staff.
  3. Siddiqi, K., Siddiqui, F., Boeckmann, M., Islam, Z., Khan, A., Dobbie, F., Khan, Z. and Kanaan, M., 2021. Attitudes of smokers towards tobacco control policies: findings from the Studying Tobacco users of Pakistan (STOP) survey
  4. Thirlway, F., Nyamurungi, K., Matovu, J., Miti, A. and Mdege, N., 2021. Tobacco use and cessation in the context of ART adherence: Insights from a qualitative study in HIV clinics in Uganda. Social Science & Medicine, 273, p.113759. 
  5. Chingosho, R., Dare, C. and van Walbeek, C., 2020. Tobacco farming and current debt status among smallholder farmers in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe. Tobacco Control, pp.tobaccocontrol-2020-055825.
  6. Abdullah, S., Huque, R., Bauld, L., Ross, H., Gilmore, A., John, R., Dobbie, F. and Siddiqi, K., 2020. Estimating the Magnitude of Illicit Cigarette Trade in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(13), p.4791.
  7. Tingum, E., Mukong, A. and Mdege, N., 2020. The effects of price and non-price policies on cigarette consumption in South Africa. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 18(July).
  8. Mdege, N., Makumbi, F., Ssenyonga, R., Thirlway, F., Matovu, J., Ratschen, E., Siddiqi, K. and Nyamurungi Namusisi, K., 2020. Tobacco Smoking and Associated Factors Among People Living With HIV in Uganda. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
  9. Singh, A., Owusu-Dabo, E., Dobbie, F., Mdege, N., McNeill, A., Britton, J. and Bauld, L., 2020. A situational analysis of tobacco control in Ghana: progress, opportunities and challenges. Journal of Global Health Reports.
  10. Singh, A., Okello, G., Semple, S., Dobbie, F., Kinnunen, T., Lartey, K., Logo, D., Bauld, L., Ankrah, S., McNeill, A. and Owusu-Dabo, E., 2020. Exposure to secondhand smoke in hospitality settings in Ghana: Evidence of changes since implementation of smoke-freelegislation. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 18(May).
  11. Chugh, A., Bassi, S., Nazar, G., Bhojani, U., Alexander, C., Lal, P., Gupta, P. and Arora, M., 2020. Tobacco Industry Interference Index: Implementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 in India. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 32(4), pp.172-178.
  12. Siddiqi, K., Siddiqui, F., Khan, A., Ansaari, S., Kanaan, M., Khokhar, M., Islam, Z., Mishu, M. and Bauld, L., 2020. The Impact of COVID-19 on Smoking Patterns in Pakistan: Findings From a Longitudinal Survey of Smokers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
  13. Kabwama, S., Nyamurungi, K., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld, L., 2020. Tobacco control in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda: a policy implementation review. Journal of Global Health Reports.
  14. Mullapudi, S., Kulkarni, M., Kamath, V., Britton, J., Moodie, C. and Kamath, A., 2020. Regulatory Compliance of Health Warnings on Tobacco Packs in Karnataka, India. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
  15. Mukong, A. and Tingum, E., 2019. The demand for cigarettes: New evidence from South Africa. Development Southern Africa, 37(1), pp.40-54.
  16. Mullapudi, S., Britton, J., Kulkarni, M., Moodie, C., Kamath, V. and Kamath, A., 2019. A pilot study to assess compliance and impact of healthwarnings on tobacco products in the Udupi district ofKarnataka State, India. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 17(May). 
  17. Getachew, S., Lewis, S., Britton, J., Deressa, W. and Fogarty, A., 2019. Prevalence and risk factors for initiating tobacco and alcohol consumption in adolescents living in urban and rural Ethiopia. Public Health, 174, pp.118-126.
  18. Dobbie, F., Mdege, N., Davidson, F., Siddiqi, K., Collin, J., Huque, R., Owusudabo, E., van Walbeek, C. and Bauld, L., 2019. Building capacity for applied research to reduce tobacco-related harm in low- and middle-income countries: the Tobacco Control Capacity Programme (TCCP). Journal of Global Health Reports, 3.
  19. Sheikh, A., Campbell, H., Balharry, D., Adab, P., Barreto, M., Bauld, L., Cooper, P., Cruz, A., Davidson, F., Dodd, P., Enocson, A., Fitch, N., Griffiths, C., Grigg, J., Heyderman, R., Jordan, R., Katikireddi, S., Kuo, S., Kwambana-Adams, B., Leyland, A., Mortimer, K., Mosler, G., Obasi, A., Orme, M., Readshaw, A., Savio, M., Siddiqi, K., Sifaki-Pistolla, D., Singh, S., Squires, B., Tsiligianni, I and Williams, S., 2019. The UK’s Global Health Respiratory Network: Improving respiratory health of the world's poorest through research collaborations. Journal of Global Health, 9(2).
  20. Plotnikova, E., Hill, S., Wright, A. and Collin, J., 2018. Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Tobacco Control, 28(6), pp.636-642.
  21. Mullapudi, S., Kamath, V., Kulkarni, M., Kamath, A., Bhagawath, R. 2021. Awareness and utilisation of quitline among current tobacco users in the district of southern India. Indian Journal of Community Health. 33(1). Available from:
  22. Singh, A., Dobbie, F., Logo, D., Davidson, F. Ralston, R., Wirenkyi, P., Doku, D., Britton, J., Bauld, L., Ouwusu-Dabo, E. Advancing tobacco control research in Ghana: findings from a meeting with key stakeholders. 2021. Journal of Global Health Reports. Vol.5. Available from:

Technical Reports

  1. HRIDAY. Tobacco Industry Interference Index: India report on Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3. HRIDAY; New Delhi, 2019.

   2. HRIDAY. Tobacco Industry Interference Index: India report on Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3. HRIDAY; New Delhi, 2018.

Policy briefs

  1. Hirpa, S., Deressa, W., Getachew, S., Addissie, A., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld, L., 2020. Covid-19 And Tobacco - Policy Brief Report - Ethiopia. [online] University of Edinburgh.
  2. Kanan, S., Huque, R., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld L., Covid-19 And Tobacco - Policy Brief Report - Bangladesh. [online] University of Edinburgh.
  3. Islam, Z., Khan, A., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld L., Covid-19 And Tobacco - Policy Brief Report - Pakistan. [online] University of Edinburgh.
  4. Logo, D., Owusu-Dabo, E., Singh, A., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld L., Covid-19 And Tobacco - Policy Brief Report - Ghana. [online] University of Edinburgh.
  5. Nyamurungi, K., Kabwama, S., Davidson, F., Dobbie, F. and Bauld L., Covid-19 And Tobacco - Policy Brief Report - Uganda. [online] University of Edinburgh.
  6. Owusu-Dabo, E., Singh, A., Dobbie, F., Logo, D.