The World Health Organization (WHO) and theTobacco Control Unit (UCT) of the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) are co-organizing the ICO-WHO Symposium:The Who Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: challenges ahead. The Symposium will be held in Barcelona, Spain onthe 12th of December, 2016. Live streaming will be availble and you can watch the symposium live on the below link: http://bit.do/ICOWHOtv2016
Additonal information on the Symposium can be found on its website: http://www.icowhosymposia.net/
The AUB - Tobacco Control Research Group (AUB - TCRG) was established informally in 1999. The group gathered a team of professionals who are interested in tobacco control research, particularly in relation to waterpipe. Since its inception, the AUB TCRG is multidisciplinary in nature, with specializations in medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, health promotion, health policy, health management, chemistry, economics, environmental policy and engineering. With a focus on the waterpipe as a type of tobacco consumption, AUB -TCRG has created a niche for its expertise.
AUB - TCRG is focused on dissemination and translation of research to policy as well as building a regional network of researchers involved in tobacco control and, more specifically, waterpipe tobacco use.