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Announcing Upcoming Webinar in EMPHNET WEBi Series on Tobacco and Media

Thursday, December 15, 2022

EMPHNET will hold a webinar entitled “Tobacco: The Epidemic, the Industry and the Importance of Media” on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, from 17:00 to 18:30 Jordan Local Time (UTC+3).

 

The webinar will provide a convening platform of expertise at the global, regional, and country levels for discussing the growing epidemic of tobacco in the region, the tactics that are being used by the tobacco industry, and the importance of mass media campaigns in changing norms related to tobacco.

 

The webinar session will focus on:

 

Increasing the awareness of the tobacco epidemic affecting the EMR.
Highlighting the tactics and strategies that are being used by the tobacco industry to hinder tobacco control measures.
Discussing the importance of mass media campaigns in changing norms and behaviors related to tobacco.
 

Participating experts include:

 

Fatima El Awa, Regional Advisor, Tobacco Free Initiative, EMRO-WHO.
Yousef Khader, Director of the Center of Excellence for Applied Epidemiology, GHD| EMPHNET.
Rebecca Pearl, Vice President of Partnerships and Engagement, Vital Strategies
 

The session will be moderated by Dr. Randa Saad, Technical Specialist, GHD| EMPHNET. 

 

To attend this webinar, please register Here.