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  OHNTPC  :  28.11.2020

 
5th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases, Hong Kong, November 24th–26th, 2006

5th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Disease

November 24th–26th, 2006

Hong Kong, China

Planning for the 5thAnnual Conference to be hosted in Hong Kong on November 24th -26th is well underway.

The closing date for abstracts has been extended until the end of July and we encourage all those who have not done so to make a submission, support this year’s conference, and enjoy the pre-Christmas light show in the ‘City of Lights’.

This year’s conference will cover three themes, - The pathophysiology of multi-organ injuries caused by tobacco.

  • Policies, politics, economics and legislation.

  • Nursing, dental and medical roles in the treatment of tobacco dependency.

Confirmed speakers include, John R. Britton, Parimal Chowdhury, John P. Cooke, Gerard Dubois, Burke Fishburn, Vinay Hazarey, Denis Kinane, Eric LeGresley, Judith Mackay, Nancy Rigotti, David A. Scott, David Simpson, Il Suh, Taru Kinnunen, Xing Li Wang, Saman Warnakulasuriya, and Alistair Woodward.

The conference will be followed by a workshop on the treatment of tobacco dependency on November 27th - 28th. This two day workshop will provide information and training on the prevention of harm from active and passive smoking with the emphasis on the treatment of tobacco dependency. While aimed at nursing, dental, and medical professionals, particularly from Asia and Pacific Rim Countries, all are welcome.

More information regarding the conference, the venue, registration and the associated workshop on smoking cessation can be obtained from

http://www.hku.hk/ptid/

We look forward to meeting you all in Hong Kong.

Download Newsletter:

Newsletter_July_2006.pdf

 
 

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