Tobacco Control Webinar

Secondhand smoke and aerosols exposure in Europe: pathways to the future

Date: 22nd November 2022 13.00 – 15.00 CET

Registration is now open

This is a second Joint Action on Tobacco Control (JATC2) webinar event hosted by the Health Service Executive, Environmental Health Service, (Ireland), and co-organized by the WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco Control, Catalan Institute of Oncology.

Registration has now opened for this exciting and thought-provoking webinar with interesting speakers and opportunities to hear from colleagues from around the world.

Please note this webinar starts at 12.00 in Ireland which is 13:00 CET

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Webinar programme:

Secondhand smoke and aerosols exposure in Europe: pathways to the future.

 A JATC-2 Webinar, co-organized with the Catalan Institute of Oncology/ WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco Control

 Date and time: 22nd November 2022; from 13.00 to 15.00 CET

Introduction:

Dr. Maurice Mulcahy, Environmental Health Service, Ireland; Prof. Esteve Fernández, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, CIBER Respiratory Diseases; University of Barcelona; Dr. Renata Solimini, National Centre on Addiction and Doping, Italian National Institute of Health.

Current status of secondhand smoke and secondhand aerosol exposure in Europe

Dr. Silvano Gallus & Dr. Alessandra Lugo, IRCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri” IRCCS, Milan, Italy

Exposure to secondhand smoke in open spaces in Europe

Dr. Eli Henderson, Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau, Public Health Agency of Barcelona & Dr. Maria J. López, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology of Public Health, Spain

Burden of disease attributable to secondhand smoke exposure in Europe

Dr. Giulia Carreras & Dr. Giuseppe Gorini, Center for Oncological Prevention, Florence, Italy

Best practices to tackle secondhand smoke exposure in Europe

Dr. Dolors Carnicer-Pont & Ms. Anna Mar López, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, CIBER Respiratory Diseases, Barcelona, Spain

Open debate & closing

Dr. Maurice Mulcahy & Prof. Esteve Fernández

About this webinar:

Designed to provide a greater understanding and develop collaborations around European tobacco control, you will hear from keynote speakers about global and European progress, enablers and barriers and best practice in this area.  This webinar will provide you with an ideal opportunity to learn more about the aims and objectives of JATC2 and what’s next in this area. The webinar is bringing together a full range of stakeholders working in tobacco control to learn, share knowledge and experience.

Objectives:

The objectives for this webinar are as follows: 

  • To take stock of the current issues in relation to secondhand smoke and secondhand aerosol exposure,
  • Share our experiences of enablers and barriers

The webinar will also aim to develop collaborations and to showcase best practice in tackling secondhand smoke in public places and open spaces.