Registration is now open for the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)
This is the world's largest gathering of tobacco control advocates, policy makers, researchers, public health and clinical experts. If you're involved in any area of tobacco control, this is the Conference you don't want to miss!
The Conference theme of "Tobacco and Non-Communicable Diseases" highlights the fact that Tobacco use is the most alarming risk factor for diseases causing millions of deaths every year and contributing to the enormous burden of NCDs all over the world. Through the implementation of the WHO FCTC and MPOWER, considerable progress has been made since the WCTOH 2012 in Singapore, but many challenges remain.
Register now for the conference using the online registration system. The Early-bird Registration deadline is 3 December 2014 - NOW CLOSED. The five-day scientific programme includes a youth pre-conference workshop, update on the WHO FCTC and MPOWER; and more than 70 symposia and panel discussions as well as an extensive day of over 20 workshops and postgraduate courses covering the latest issues and developments in tobacco control. With 850 abstracts confirmed for poster presentations and a select group of oral poster presentations showcasing the best practices and up-to-date research, it will be an exciting programme demonstrating experiences, challenges and successes globally.
Plenaries will include key experts in tobacco control from around the world including Ministers of Health. Meet the Expert sessions and new research findings will make this a conference in which you can network with your colleagues from around the world.