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...how can countries achieve ambitious tobacco-free targets?This engaging and interactive international conference looked at the ideas and actions that will drive us towards a generation free from tobacco – a time when ideally the only people smoking would be the small number of adults who knowingly choose to do so.
This conference brought policy makers, leaders in public health, academics and advocates of tobacco control from across the UK and Europe together with the people who implement smoking related health and tobacco control strategies at local level. Together we will explore a future free from the harm caused by tobacco.
ASH Scotland is grateful for the support of the University of Stirling, University of Edinburgh and the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies for their involvement in organising this conference. Prof Gerard Hastings OBE, Prof Linda Bauld, Prof Amanda Amos and Prof Jeff Colin along with the ASH Scotland Senior Management Team form the conference advisory committee.
The programme is available to download here.
Please contact Jennifer Black if you require a pdf of a particular PPT Presentation not listed below. The sensitive nature of some of the presentations means some may not have been authorised for public display.
Presentations available for download:
Professor Amanda Amos, Professor of Health Promotion, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Professor Linda Bauld, Professor of Socio-Management, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling
Professor Jeff Collin, Professor of Global Health Policy, Social Policy, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
Dr Linda De Caestecker, Director of Public Health for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Luk Joossens, International Expert on Illicit Tobacco Trade, Advocacy Officer, European Cancer Leagues
Professor Judith Mackay, Senior Advisor to World Lung Foundation
Dr Kristiina Patja, Director, Association for Medical Continuous Professional Development in Finland, Senior Researcher in the National Institute for Health and WelfareBen Youdan, Director of ASH New Zealand
Dr Laura Roballo, Centre for Investigation of the Tobacco Epidemic, Uruguay
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