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Tobacco Control en route to WCTOH 2018

February 28, 2018 Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention


The HealthBridge Foundation of Canada Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention team is on their way to the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, South Africa.

The World Conference on Tobacco of Health unites researchers, academics, non-governmental organisations, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and public officials working on all aspects of tobacco control from more than 100 countries. The WCTOH is a call for a collective resolution to fight tobacco by working together and integrating tobacco control into our health and development goals. Held once every three years, the WCTOH is the premier, international conference on tobacco control.

Follow along with the conference online using #WCTOH2018.


Sessions featuring HealthBridge:

Tobacco Industry Tactics - Exposing and Countering
Wednesday March 7 at 11:00 - 12:30
Roof Terrace Room

Cigarette affordability and impacts of 2014 tax reform in Vietnam
Wednesday March 7 at 12:45 - 14:00
Poster Lounge

Implementation of smoke free policy in restaurant setting - experience of a NGO in Vietnam
Wednesday March 7 at 16:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2.61 - 2.66

Advocacy for a strong tobacco tax policy - experience and lessons of an INGO in Vietnam
Friday March 9 at 12:45 - 14:00
Poster Lounge 

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