Awarded Grants Archive - Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Awarded Grants

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COUNTRY FOCUS
Category of Work
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FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Greece, India, Japan, Norway, South Africa, UK, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Survey on usage patterns and perceptions regarding tobacco products and ANDSs among adults across 7 countries

Organization:-

ACK Consultants (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Gap analysis for transitioning farmers and other stakeholders out of the tobacco industry in Malawi

Organization:-

ACK Consultants (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct a virtual global conference on “15 Years of FCTC”

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Philippines

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct and disseminate research focused on policies around cessation and tobacco harm reduction in the Philippines. Develop a network of stakeholders including tobacco harm reduction advocates, medical professionals, and others

Organization:-

Agenome, LLC (India)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Assess cancer risk of smokers through DNA and RNA research and create genome database with an aim to encourage smokers to quit or transition to reduced-risk products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Engage with health professionals in Pakistan and provide support for cessation and tobacco harm reduction. Aim is to reduce impediments for smokers to access tools to quit or switch, and strengthen the capacity of the PANTHR (Pakistan Alliance for Nicotine and Tobacco Harm Reduction) network to raise awareness for quitting or switching to less harmful products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Map the status of harm reduction products for cessation and THR in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Map the status of harm reduction products for cessation and THR in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Assess further the status of harm reduction approaches in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Study barriers to smoking cessation and reduced-risk products in marginalized communities in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Countries of Eastern Mediterranean, Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Garner consensus and support for COP9 to consider harm reduction as integral to tobacco control

Organization:-

American Masala (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India, Malawi, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Four-country investigation aimed at better understanding tobacco use and how it impacts daily life and society

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Germany

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for research concerning biomarkers of nicotine product exposure

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Identification of biomarkers and/or patterns of biomarkers that properly distinguish among nicotine product use groups for the development of a prototype diagnostic tool. Tool would be used in interventions to help smokers quit or switch to a reduced-risk product

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Maldives

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Survey of smoking behavior of young adults and development of two-year plan of action for ending youth smoking in the Maldives

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China, India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Explore historical routes of tobacco production, circulation and addiction in Asia

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Study of tobacco sector in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Argentina, Countries of Latin American Region

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Garner consensus and support for COP9 to consider harm reduction as integral to tobacco control

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for research concerning biomarkers of nicotine product exposure

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Development of a kit for the detection and quantification of tobacco and other nicotine product use

Organization:-

Biochromex (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Development of a relative risk hierarchy of nicotine products

Organization:-

BOTEC Analysis, LLC (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Investigate the drivers for smoking cessation in five countries with alternative nicotine delivery systems markets

Organization:-

BOTEC Analysis, LLC (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India, New Zealand, South Africa, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct an investigation and analysis, and develop recommendations regarding: (i) literature addressing the relationship between COVID-19 and tobacco and nicotine products; (ii) the impact of various tobacco/nicotine-related COVID restrictions around the world on smoking and alternative nicotine delivery systems use

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Further develop the drivers of smoking cessation in five countries with legalized alternative nicotine delivery systems through a series of additional journal articles, econometric studies, and a full-length book on optimal nicotine regulation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work to identify opportunities to develop and deploy emerging technologies to end smoking in low- and middle-income countries

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China, India, Indonesia, Russia

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Investigate the impediments to adoption of reduced-risk products for cessation and tobacco harm reduction in four low- and middle-income countries

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Disseminate findings of scoping work related to key impediments to mass adoption of reduced-risk products in low- and middle-income countries

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Co-host summit celebration of knowledge and innovation at the nexus of wellness and a smoke-free world

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Co-host summit celebration of knowledge and innovation at the nexus of wellness and a smoke-free world

Organization:-

Causal Design (Malawi)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

South Africa, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Conduct ad-hoc analyses and assist in monitoring, evaluation, and learning support as a preferred research partner of the Agricultural Transformation Initiative

Organization:-

Causal Design (Malawi)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Conduct ad-hoc analyses and assist in monitoring, evaluation, and learning support

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Support dairy farming cooperatives in the Mchinji district as a viable alternative to tobacco farming

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research to accelerate progress towards smoking cessation in the UK

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research, develop and deliver practical solutions to achieve and sustain smoking cessation in UK-based mental health sites

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for the establishment of a multi-center network for tobacco research and cessation in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Capacity building to reduce tobacco-related death and disease in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

To continue and expand on work done under a current FSFW grant to achieve and sustain ‘smoke-free mental health’ at UK’s Priory Group Mental Health Hospitals

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malawi, Nepal

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for the development and implementation of replication research on determinants of use and impacts of reduced risk products in low- and middle-income countries

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for the establishment of a Centre of Excellence in Behavioral Research related to alternative nicotine delivery systems and smoking cessation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for a global center of excellence for research on smoking cessation and harm reduction among Indigenous people and marginalized communities

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Establish a global center of excellence for research on smoking cessation and harm reduction among Indigenous people and marginalized communities

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Bangladesh

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Investigate current landscape of tobacco smoking and knowledge amongst slum dwellers in Dhaka, Bangladesh

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Bangladesh, Malaysia, Nepal

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Review of progress in tobacco control in five Southeast Asian countries, including identification of gaps in policy-relevant research

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

To investigate how geographical setting influences patterns of tobacco cessation and use in rural and urban-slum communities in India

Organization:-

Conrad Foundation (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India, Malawi, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor Conrad scholarships for special innovator category relating to ending smoking in this generation

Organization:-

Conrad Foundation (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor scholarships for Conrad to provide students in special innovator category related to ending smoking in this generation

Organization:-

Conrad Foundation (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor and support the Conrad Challenge, including the FSFW special category

Organization:-

Cornell University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

An economic study of risk perceptions and consumer demand for harm reduction products

Organization:-

Cornell University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Develop empirical evidence to help provide education around public policies to end smoking in this generation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for development of long-term proposal for strengthening national research system capacity in low- and middle-Income countries in support of tobacco control, health, equity and development

Organization:-

Drexel University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for research to investigate impacts of residual tobacco smoke and e-cigarette residue

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Moldova, Oman, Poland, Russia, Serbia, UK, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Accelerate the establishment of a Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction (CoEHAR)

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Accelerate and improve smoking precision and detection rate of monitoring the smoking episodes via SmokeBeat technology

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Europe

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Preparation for a long term study based on EU-path study

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Italy

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Establishment of a Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Develop guidelines for quality tobacco/ nicotine product research

Organization:-

ECLAT SRL (Italy)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Italy

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Bridge the gaps and build accountability around tobacco harm reduction science in media communications

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Northern Cyprus, Turkey

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Economic analysis of tobacco, tobacco products, and their alternatives in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Turkey

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research and disseminate findings related to the policies and economics around ending smoking in Turkey

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Manufacture material for tobacco use disorder study

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Identification of observable smoker characteristics that are linked to cessation success

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Japan, Norway, South Korea, Sweden, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Synthesize and formulate lessons learned from countries with alternative nicotine delivery systems availability, which have seen drastic drops in number of smokers

Organization:-

Etheim Biotics, LLC (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Multi-regional study to examine the impact of smoking and vaping on the human microbiome

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Industry Transformation

PURPOSE:-

Tobacco Transformation Index process design, research and analysis, and reporting

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, South Africa, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct a Tobacco Marketing Study in support of the Tobacco Transformation Index to establish a framework for tobacco companies’ marketing practices to support transition away from high-risk products while preventing uptake of reduced-risk product alternatives by non-smokers and youth

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Europe, UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Investigate the impact of the EU menthol ban and its potential to reduce the total consumption of combustible tobacco

Organization:-

Farmers Union of Malawi

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Agriculture recovery project to improve food security, nutrition and income of flood affected households in targeted districts

Organization:-

Feng Insight (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China

MISSION PILLAR:-

Industry Transformation

PURPOSE:-

Conduct China policy landscape analysis and related high-level strategic review

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research the role of women in leading change in the tobacco industry, and others, through the “Women as Levers of Change” project

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

South Africa

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research to determine the effects of tobacco use and smoking on long-term recovery from mild COVID-19 in South Africa. Disseminate results, including by publishing a manuscript(s) in a peer-reviewed scientific journal(s)

Organization:-

Fox Foundation (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Establishment of a global research program to develop, evaluate, and disseminate consumer-driven approaches to improve the effectiveness of smoking cessation and harm reduction interventions

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Design of the Agri-preneur Accelerator Program

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Evaluate the status and the gaps in Tobacco Control policies in Ukraine, the Russian Federation and number of developing Former Soviet countries in East and Central Asia (ECA) region

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Ukraine

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Develop empirical evidence to help guide key stakeholders on the specific steps on ending smoking epidemic

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Expand the capacity of Filter Magazine to disseminate informative and evidence-based information about tobacco harm reduction and related issues

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Study legal protections impacting Beedi workers in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor tertiary scholarship opportunities for IIE to provide students in Malawi, preparing for a time when there is less demand for tobacco

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

General support to INNCO to assist the organization in its mission to promote tobacco harm reduction strategies

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

General support to INNCO to assist the organization in its work as an advocate for tobacco harm reduction

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Support to INNCO to assist the organization in its work to garner consensus and support for COP9 to consider harm reduction as integral to tobacco control

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

General support to INNCO to assist the organization in its work as an advocate for tobacco harm reduction

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsorship for the Southern Africa Structured Trade Seminar

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China, India, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Report on government ownership in the tobacco industry, conflicts of interest, FCTC reporting, and public health policies

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China, India, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

In-depth analysis of areas identified whilst gathering data about government ownership in tobacco companies

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

China, India, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Contribute to the development of a theory of change model for state-owned tobacco companies

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Produce the first edition of the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR) report

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Increase capacity for conducting and understanding research related to tobacco harm reduction

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Translation of the executive summary of Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR) report from English to Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Increase the profile and extend dissemination of the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR) report

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Develop and disseminate Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction report to increase awareness about national tobacco harm reduction and cessation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Develop and disseminate Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction report to increase awareness about national THR and cessation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Increase research capacity to understand, develop, and implement the science and evidence base relevant to THR

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Establishment of the Centre of Agricultural Transformation in Malawi

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Build capacity to share stories that present facts about tobacco harm reduction and nicotine use to all stakeholders

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for research concerning biomarkers of nicotine product exposure (development of a rapid point of care assay)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Development of a rapid point-of-care assay panel that can differentiate among the primary sources of nicotine to enable stronger correlations of nicotine sources with biomarkers of harm

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Conduct ad-hoc analyses and assist in monitoring, evaluation, and learning support as a preferred research partner of the Agricultural Transformation Initiative

Organization:-

The Lung Foundation (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Investigate the nexus of COVID-19 and nicotine use

Organization:-

The M Group, Inc. (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Indonesia

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct an analysis of tobacco excise policy and opportunities for risk-proportionate reform in Indonesia

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Chemical characterization of smokeless tobacco products in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research regarding smokeless tobacco (SLT) products in India and development of standards for the chemical constituents of SLTs. Goal is to end smoking and minimize harm caused by harmful and potentially harmful constituents of SLTs

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

India

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Groundwork for development of a center of excellence in India

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Capacity building for acceleration of agricultural transformation to prepare Malawi for a time when there is less demand for leaf tobacco

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Mexico

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Promote multi-sectoral engagement and awareness in Mexico and Latin American region

Organization:-

nanoComposix (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for research concerning biomarkers of nicotine product exposure

Organization:-

Oncimmune Ltd (UK)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

UK

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Establishing a center and building capacity for its sustainability for the purpose of research and evaluation of innovative smoking cessation and harm reduction strategies to help smokers quit or switch to reduced risk products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Develop innovative financial products to help foster agricultural transformation in Malawi

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Design work for the Centre for Agricultural Transformation to serve as a hub for agricultural transformation

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Develop and manage investment program with the aim of helping smallholder farmers transition from tobacco crop and providing them with alternate livelihoods

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Support agricultural productivity and diversification through better management of natural resources to prepare Malawi for a time when there is less demand for tobacco

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Greece

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for development of an institute for research and innovation on tobacco harm reduction

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Support development of a farmer-focused tobacco control policy in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Identify best practice evaluation methods for readily available tobacco and nicotine consumer products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Building an economic argument for tobacco harm reduction as one route to cessation in Pakistan

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Research study on tax and health policies in Pakistan, focusing on health benefits, and optimal tax policies for non-combustible nicotine products to help smokers quit and stem the sales of illicit harm reduction products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Pakistan

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Provide and disseminate a comprehensive research study on tax and health policies in Pakistan, focusing on health benefits, and optimal tax policies for non-combustible nicotine products to help smokers quit and stem the sales of illicit harm reduction products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Operationalization of a Translational Research Center for the evaluation of innovative smoking cessation and harm reduction strategies to help smokers quit or switch to reduced-risk products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Examine the acceptability and outcome of a harm reduction approach to tobacco use for individuals with serious behavioral health disorders and determine the association with decrease in smoking

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor scholarship opportunities for students to become educated about transforming the agricultural sector to help prepare for a time there is less demand for tobacco

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor the travel of Malawian graduate students to study at Tel Aviv University’s Nitsan Lab so they may gain skills and education around smallholder innovation and return to Malawi and contribute to agricultural diversification

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Examine the acceptability and outcome of a harm reduction approach to tobacco use for individuals with serious behavioral health disorders and determine the association with decrease in smoking

Organization:-

SERMO INC (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct global survey of physicians to develop actionable insights to drive smoking cessation and harm reduction success worldwide

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Transitioning tobacco farmers to alternative livelihoods in Malawi

Organization:-

SustainAbility Inc. (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Industry Transformation

PURPOSE:-

Tobacco Transformation Index stakeholder engagement, development and facilitation of Advisory Panel, and post-publication project review

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Educate smallholder tobacco farmers about financial services as part of the effort to prepare them for a time when there is less demand for tobacco

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Philippines

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Assess results of the tobacco cessation program of government in Philippines relative to its objectives. Conduct an exploratory study of the market and policy environment for non-tobacco products

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Israel

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Sponsor scholarships for Malawian students to attend a one-year program at the Nitsan Lab to gain skills and education around smallholder innovation at Tel Aviv University so these students may return to Malawi and contribute to agricultural diversification

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Malawi

MISSION PILLAR:-

Agriculture and Livelihoods

PURPOSE:-

Contribute to the expansion of protected cultivation in Malawi and neighboring countries. Goal is to offer over 1,750 Malawi households access to greenhouse technology at affordable prices and to catalyze alternative livelihood jobs in greenhouse production and agriculture

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Comparative tobacco interventions for individuals with severe and persisting behavioral health disorders

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

South Africa

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for establishment of an African Center of Excellence for Smoking and Mental Health

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

South Africa

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Planning for a possible future center of excellence at Stellenbosch University

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Convening dialogue on tobacco, nicotine and alternative nicotine delivery systems harm reduction

Organization:-

Vida News LLC (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Brazil, India, Mexico, South Africa, USA

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Development of a professional media hub to improve global communications around tobacco harm reduction

Organization:-

Yale University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Global review of tobacco cessation and harm reduction science

Organization:-

Yale University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Explore the relationship between COVID-19 and discourses around tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, acknowledging that information about tobacco use (and harm reduction products) during the pandemic comes from varying sources

Organization:-

Yale University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct cohort study and perform real-world data analysis to inform development of online interventions aimed at stimulating engagement for smokers unable to quit

Organization:-

Yale University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Conduct research on misinformation on social media about tobacco harm reduction and COVID-19, and interventions to correct misinformation about tobacco harm reduction

Organization:-

Yale University (USA)

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Global

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Global review of tobacco cessation and harm reduction science

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Indonesia

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping study to analyze the economic cost and health burden associated with tobacco morbidity and mortality with the goal of ending the Indonesian smoking epidemic

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Liberia

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Scoping work for in-depth assessment on the culture of smoking in Liberia

FOCUS COUNTRY:-

Liberia

MISSION PILLAR:-

Health and Science Research

PURPOSE:-

Determine pre-intervention conditions and best practice strategies to end smoking in Liberia

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