Under the project,Blue Veins is working to promote sustainable tobacco
control and a smoke-free environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through
sensitization and engagement of relevant multi-stakeholder for policy
reforms, facilitating the Provincial Tobacco Control Cell, and
strengthening Govt-CSOs networking around improved enforcement of
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tobacco Control Roadmap 2021 sand onwards.
Objectives of the project are:
Integration of Tobacco Control Roadmap in provincial
health and education programs and allocation of dedicated human and
financial resources to promote sustainable tobacco control policy
Building evidence on Smokeless Tobacco (SLT) and emerging
threats i.e. NOVEL tobacco products (NTP) for comprehensive policy
response and improved measures in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
To strengthen the enforcement of tobacco control measures
to achieve 85% compliance and declare Peshawar “Tobacco/Smoke-free”
district by end of 2022.