May 2019


May 14, 2019

World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2019

Tobacco and lung health Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. […]


May 14, 2019

Oceania Tobacco Control Conference

The Oceania Tobacco Control Conference (OTCC), to be held on the 22-24 October 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Held biennially, OTCC provides a unique opportunity for a ‘meeting of minds’, bringing together tobacco control researchers, advocates, policy makers and program administrators from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island nations. This year’s theme is ‘Making Tobacco Control a […]