First EMR Summit on TDT

The Cancer Control Office is pleased to announce the First Eastern Mediterranean Summit on Tobacco Dependence Treatment under the patronage of HRH Princess Ghida Talal, to be held in Amman/Jordan from 5-6 November, 2017.

The Summit -a collaborative effort between several local and global organizations- will bring tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) activists and practitioners from the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) together with global experts in an effort to enhance the quality and availability of TDT in the region. Specifically, the sessions will address factors influencing the supply of and demand for TDT services, the role of TDT in NCD management, a regional perspective on behavioral interventions, recent developments in pharmacotherapy, and gaps and opportunities for the region in TDT research.

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