In accordance with the decisions and resolutions of the First Islamic Conference of Health Ministers, major objectives of the Tobacco Free OIC initiative are:

  • to increase public awareness about controlling tobacco use by providing evidence-based knowledge and information, and by this way, to prevent children from starting tobacco use,
  • to establish OIC networks and partnerships to exchange experiences and best practices of tobacco control strategies, initiatives, projects and programs,
  • to build the capacity of relevant organizations or institutions for better policy coordination in order to achieve the goal of Tobacco Free OIC.