Tobacco Control

Tobacco control is one of the key targets of GPHRF. GPHRF scientists are currently working on several research project to assess the effectiveness of different tobacco control strategies. Tobacco control policy team members: Dr. Shamima Akter, Dr. Papia Sultana, Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Md. Mahfuzur Rahman

JJY, Yu D, Wen W, Shu X, Saito E, Rahman MS, Gupta_et_al. Tobacco Smoking and Mortality in Asia: A Pooled Meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open. 2019; 2(3), E191474-e191474.

Association of BMI, smoking and alcohol with multiple myeloma mortality in Asians: a pooled analysis of more than 800,000 participants in the Asia Cohort Consortium. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers. 2019; Online First.

Akter S, Nakagawa T, Honda T, Yamamoto S, Kuwahara K, Okazaki H, Hu H. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and Risk of Mortality in a Japanese Working Population ― Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study. Circulation Journal. 2018; 82(12):3005-3012.

Sultana P, Rahman MT, Roy DC, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MM, Akter MJ. Tobacco control policies to promote awareness and smoke-free environments in residence and workplace to reduce passive tobacco smoking in Bangladesh and its correlates. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6): E0198942.

Akter S, Goto A, Mizoue T. Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017; 27(12):553-561.

Akter S, Okazaki H, Kuwahara K, Miyamoto T, Murakami T, Shimizu C, Shimizu M, Kentaro_et_al. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study. Plos One. 2015; 10(7): E0132166.

Rahman MS, Mondal MNI, Islam MR, Rahman MM, Hoque MN, Alam MS. Determinant factors of tobacco use among ever-married men in Bangladesh. Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. 2015; 7: 77–85.