Tobacco control distance learning
What is Tobacco control distance learning

Welcome to the On-line Tobacco control distance learning. It is an online course developed by Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center (TPCRC), National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lund disease (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical sciences, Tehran, Iran 2013.
It offers a broad introduction to the global public health problem of tobacco use and will be particularly useful for all, especially those starting to work on tobacco control. The course is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about tobacco control. We do not offer academic credit but do provide a certificate for completing course modules


This On-line course is aimed to improve knowledge and proficiency on tobacco control programs to achieve social and environmental changes. The most important objectives of the course are ­ Promote knowledge about effective interventions for tobacco control.

Inform people about the tobacco hazards to reduce the initiation of tobacco use among children, adolescents, and young adultsand exposure to secondhand smoke Increase smoking cessation attempts by adult smokers

Course design

This is On-line course held in Elementary and Advanced levels for public and medical professionals. Both levels of the program include ten modules; each module is followed by a quiz. After completing all the quizzes of each level, Applicants are awarded elementary or advanced proficiency license in tobacco control programs.

Each module contains


  • A downloadable file
  • Self-assessment exercises measuring basic understanding of content


How do I receive a Certificate of Completion

You can review materials within a module, or take the entire training. After completion of the entire course, you will have the option to download and print a Certificate of Completion for the entire course

Contact Us

Smoking Cessation IVR:  021-27122050

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