Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

A guide for oral disease patients to quit tobacco use


Publication details

Number of pages: 18
Publication date: 2017
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-92-4-151250-3



This self-help material was developed based on WHO Capacity Building Training Package 4 entitled “Strengthening health systems for treating tobacco dependence in primary care”, the latest evidence on the association between tobacco use and oral diseases as well as the evidence on the benefits of tobacco cessation on oral health outcomes. Its target audience are oral disease patients who use tobacco. The content of this self-help material includes:

  • How to get ready to quit (for oral disease patients not ready to quit);
  • How to plan and make quit attempts (for oral disease patients ready to quit);
  • Local tobacco cessation support resources.

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