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Works and services in relation to tobacco prevention and control

Introduction

Tobacco Prevention and Control office is subordinated to the General Health Care Sub-Board of the Health Bureau. In accordance with Administrative Regulation no. 34/2011, the terms of reference of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Office are:

Terms of reference

  1. To propose guiding principles of tobacco prevention policy according to the recommendations issued by international organization;
  2.  To coordinate joint operations on tobacco control;
  3. To assist the bodies responsible for no-smoking sites in order to ensure compliance with legislations on the prevention and control of tobacco;
  4. To ensure, within the legal and regulatory framework, quality control of tobacco products intended for public consumption;
  5. To disseminate health information and promote education campaigns on the harmful effects of smoking and the importance of smoking cessation;
  6. To make public to consumers the ingredients used in the manufacture of tobacco products and their amount;
  7. To propose and promote measures for the prevention and control of tobacco, as well as assess the effectiveness of its implementation;
  8. To prepare the report on the monitoring and evaluation of tobacco consumption;
  9. To handle the procedures resulting from the application of the sanction system under the legislation on tobacco prevention and control;
  10. To oversee compliance with the legislations on tobacco prevention and control.

Contact Us

Tobacco Prevention and Control Office

Address:Avenida da Amizada No. 918, World Trade Center Building, 15 Andar, Macau

E-mail:gpct@ssm.gov.mo

Report and Enquiry Hotline:2855 6789

Smoking Cessation Hotline:2848 1238

Facsimile: (853) 2871 6385


Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2019-07-11 12:07

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