• Key Fact

    Tobacco kills up to half of its users.

  • In World

    Globally, tobacco kills more than 8 million people each year.

  • In Pakistan

    In 2017, 163,360 people died due to tobacco use.

  • Health Cost

    Tobacco users who die prematurely deprive their families of income, raise healthcare cost & hinder development.


Interventions of Tobacco Control Cell are being implemented through Public Private Partnership. The role of partners is to support the Implementation of the Ordinance "Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance 2002", and Tobacco Laws. Partners are playing a key role to create awareness among people and the main stakeholders in Tobacco Control activities. Doing the duties of campaigning watchdog and pressure group role. Followig are parners to implement the interventions of the Cell:

  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • World Health Organization
  • FCTC Secretariat, Geneva
  • Coalition for Tobacco Control
  • Provincial Health Departments