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Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health

Meeting Summary: April 13, 2005

Global Tobacco Epidemic


Overview of Global Tobacco Use and Prevention

The Global Tobacco Epidemic

Corinne Husten, MD, MPH, Acting Director, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview and Update on the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

William R. Steiger, PhD, Director, Office of Global Health Affairs and Special Assistant to the Secretary for International Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Efforts in Global Tobacco Control and Prevention: Capacity Building and Global Tobacco Research

Captain Aron Primack, MD, MA, Health Scientist Administrator, Fogarty International Center (FIC), National Institutes of Health, (NIH)

Global Tobacco Surveillance System

Samira Asma, DDS, MPH, Associate Director, Global Tobacco Control Unit, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC

Global Tobacco Control: International Collaborations

Thomas Glynn, PhD, Director of Cancer Science and Trends, American Cancer Society

Economics of Global Tobacco Control

Kenneth Warner, PhD, Director, University of Michigan Tobacco Research Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan

International Efforts in Global Tobacco Control and Prevention: Country Presentations

History of Tobacco

K. Srinath Reddy, MBBS, MD, DM, MSc, Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Improving Tobacco Control in Developing World

Mauricio Hernandez Avila, MD, DSc., General Director, Instituto Nacional De Salud Publica, Mexico

Tobacco Burden in Egypt and Efforts for Control and Prevention: Global Support Needs in Developing Countries

Mostafa K. Mohamed, MD, PhD, Professor of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Abbasyia, Cairo, Egypt

On the Road to a Tobacco–Free Ghana

Edith Koryo Wellington, MA, Senior Research Officer, Ghana Health Service-Health Reseach Unit, Adabraka Polyclinic, Ghana

Tobacco Control Achievements in Poland 1980–2004 Poland-U.S. Collaboration

Witold Zatonski, MD, PhD, Director, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology, Poland


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