It is estimated that more than 10,00,000 people die each year due to tobacco use in India
world over 60,00,000 people die annually due to tobacco use
To influence newspaper coverage of Tobacco and policy changes by the Project STEPS media advocacy strategies.
- To assess the extent and nature of newspaper coverage of tobacco related issues in Andhra Pradesh & Gujarat.
- To put in place a system to track newspaper coverage on tobacco-related issues for A.P. and Gujarat.