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Abstract-based Sessions

Some 800 research presentations were made at WCTOH. Oral Presentation Sessions and Poster Discussion Sessions were held on Thursday through Saturday, 19-21 March 2015, from 12:45 to 13:45.

The Abstract Book is available for download here.

 

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Oral Presentation Sessions

All Oral Presentation Sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in rooms as noted.

01. Innovative ways for achieving tobacco free generations, ENDS
Chair: Monika Arora (India) 

Capital Suite 1

02. Post-2015 development agenda, economic arguments
Chair: TBC

Capital Suite 3

03. Illicit trade, access by minors
Chair: Laurent Huber (USA)

Capital Suite 5

04. Globalisation of tobacco interference
 
Chair: Paula Johns (Brazil)

Capital Suite 7

 

Poster Discussion Sessions

All Poster Discussion sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in the Poster Area (Hall 6).

01. Pathways toward smoke-free generations
Chair: Omar Shafey (UAE)
Hall 6
02. Protecting health policies from industry interference
Chair: Prakash Gupta (India)
Hall 6
03. Mass media targets and messages
Chair: Sandra Mullin (USA)
Hall 6
04. Tracking and investing in NCD prevention
Chair: Yvona Tous (Canada)
Hall 6
05. Illicit trade and counter measures
Chair: Francis Thompson (Canada)
Hall 6
06. Steps in developing the case for tax reform
Chair: Tom Glynn (USA)
Hall 6
07. Tobacco use and motivating users to quit
Chair: Mira Aghi (India)
Hall 6

08. Cessation interventions and effectiveness
Chair: Taylor Hays (USA) 

Hall 6
09. Trade, CSR and litigation as a tool
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
10. Smokeless tobacco - burden, trends and challenges
Chair: Pranay Lal (India)
Hall 6
11. Addiction - determinants and motivators to quit
Chair: Roger Ciza (Burundi)
Hall 6
12. Tobacco - a violation of human and social rights
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
13. Compliance and enforcement at point-of-sale and in media
Chair: Maxime Compaoré (Norway)
Hall 6
14. Breaking down the barriers for smoke-free
Chair: Honge Liu (China)
Hall 6
15. E-cigarettes, waterpipe and dokha: practices and impacts
Chair: Ahmad Al Mulla (UAE)
Hall 6
16. Empowering civil society
Chair: Nils Billo (Switzerland)
Hall 6
17. Monitoring compliance with smoke-free laws
Chair: Mariam Ahmed Al-Wahedi (UAE)
Hall 6
18. Indirect marketing tactics
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
19. Cross-cutting issues in tobacco control
Chair: Lorraine Greaves (Canada)
Hall 6
20. Partners working together for better results
Chair: Belen Rios (Argentina)
Hall 6
21. Integrating cessation and lessons learnt
Chair: Tara Singh Bam (Nepal)
Hall 6

 

Friday, 20 March 2015

Oral Presentation Sessions

Oral Presentation Sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in the rooms noted below.

05. Innovative ways for achieving tobacco-free generations
Chair: Manjusha Chatterjee (India)

Capital Suite 1

06. Illicit trade, access by minors
Chair: TBC

Capital Suite 3

07. Cessation, health warnings
Chair: Quan Gan (China)

Capital Suite 5

08. Smoke-free environments
Chair: Tara S. Bam (Nepal)

Capital Suite 7

09. Impacts of plain or standardised packaging among adult smokers: insights from the ITC-Australia survey
Chair: Mike Daube (Australia)

Capital Suite 10

10. Globalisation of tobacco interference
Chair: Matt Myers (USA)

Capital Suite 13

 

Poster Discussion Sessions

Poster Disussion Sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in the Poster Area (Hall 6).

22. Perspectives on demand for tobacco
Chair: Jacqui Drope (USA)
Hall 6
23. Cessation - predictors and policies
Chair: Luke Clancy (Ireland)
Hall 6
24. Point-of-sale: Impact, marketing and counter tactics
Chair: Belen Saenz de Miera (Mexico)
Hall 6

25. Smokefree environments and Second-hand smoke - changing the norm
Chair: TBC

Hall 6
26. Civil society links, impacts and opportunities
Chair: Maxime Compaoré (Norway)
Hall 6
27. Reducing demand by targeting risk groups
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
28. E-cigarettes: evidence and analysis
Chair: Ehsan Latif (UK)
Hall 6
29. Strategies for countering tobacco industry interference
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
30. Mass media and advocacy strategies for target audiences
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
31. Assessing needs for stronger collaboration with civil society
Chair: Laurent Huber (USA)
Hall 6
32. Barriers and strategies for building capacity
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
33. Economic evidence for tax reform
Chair: Evan Blecher (USA)
Hall 6
34. Cessation models and partnerships
Chair: Jawad Mohammed (Lebanon)
Hall 6
35. Engaging new partners
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
36. Old and new Tobacco Industry tactics
Chair: Sylviane Ratte (France)
Hall 6
37. Tax - impacts on affordability and consumption
Chair: Mego Lien (USA)
Hall 6
38. Tobacco alternatives and disincentives
Chair: Possy Mugyenyi (Uganda)
Hall 6
39. Perceptions and risks of waterpipe, hookah, shisha and gutkha
Chair: Sheerena Marouie (UAE)
Hall 6
40. Sustainable funding - needs and mechanisms
Chair: Rana Singh (India)
Hall 6
41. Growing and mobilising civil society
Chair: Yolonda Richardson (USA)
Hall 6
42. Tobacco risks for vulnerable populations
Chair: TBC
Hall 6

 

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Oral Presentation Sessions

Oral Presentation Sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in the rooms noted below.

11. Poverty and human rights
Chair: Pranay Lal (India)

Capital Suite 1

12. Globalisation of tobacco interference
Chair: Irene Reyes (Philippines)

Capital Suite 3

13. The role of tobacco control activists
Chair: Mira Aghi (India)

Capital Suite 5

14. Tobacco control partnerships
Chair: Rana Singh (India)

Capital Suite 7

 

Poster Discussion Sessions

All Poster Discussion sessions will be held from 12:45-13:45 in the Poster Area (Hall 6).

43. Monitoring the impact of FCTC implementation
Chair: Tibor Szilagyi (Egypt)
Hall 6
44. Emerging challenges and old tactics in new settings
Chair: Douglas Bettcher (Switzerland)
Hall 6
45. E-cigarettes: findings, threats and lessons learnt
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
46. Factors in improving cessation
Chair: Harry Lando (USA)
Hall 6
47. Benefits of community collaboration and outreach
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
48. Bridging the inequality gaps
Chair: Shoba John (India)
Hall 6
49. Compliance and enforcement: results and challenges
Chair: Ashish Pandey (India)
Hall 6
50. Tools for accelerating smoke-free
Chair: Silvana Turci (Brazil)
Hall 6
51. Waterpipe, hookah and shisha: gender issues and effects
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
52. Cessation in health care settings
Chair: George Bakhturidze (Georgia)
Hall 6
53. Game changers using mass media campaigns
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
54. Tobacco control and NCDs: connecting the dots?
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
55. Assessing the health and economic impacts
Chair: Gan Quan (China)
Hall 6
56. Cessation patterns and pathways
Chair: Fenton Howell (Ireland)
Hall 6
57. Expansion of smokefree laws and policies
Chair: Bobby Ramakant (India)
Hall 6
58. Tools for enforcing and reinforcing health warnings
Chair: Anne Jones (Australia)
Hall 6
59. Protecting and empowering youth
Chair: Heng Koong (Singapore)
Hall 6
60. Making smokefree the norm in challenging places
Chair: Toker Erguder (Turkey)
Hall 6
61. Avoidance practices in smoking households and children's salivary cotinine level
Chairs: Helal Ahmed (Bangladesh), Islam Sujon Aminul (Bangladesh)
Hall 6
62. Effectiveness of media campaigns
Chair: TBC
Hall 6
63. Trade vs public health: links, threats and strategies
Chair: Monika Andreis (Brazil)
Hall 6
64. De-normalising tobacco for women and children
Chair: Patricia Lambert (South Africa)
Hall 6
65. Evaluating impact of health warnings
Chair: Seth Sanjay (India)
Hall 6