Tobacco or Health TV Day Three
Dr Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, Head of Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control talks about the treaty's impact, its most important recommendations, and how it hopes to support a wide diversity of communities.
José Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union, talks about the organization's important role in tobacco control.
A session focused on tobacco industry interference around the world, with Matthew L. Myers of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and an inspiring case study from Uganda with Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, Principal Medical Officer, Uganda's Ministry of Health.
Focusing on the disparities that exist among tobacco-users and in tobacco cessation -- including gender, race and whether people live in urban or rural environments. Featuring the CDC's Dr Israel Agaku, Joyce Jakavula at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, and the Mayo Clinic's Dr Constantine Vardavas.