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4th Cross Strait Conference


4th Cross Strait Conference

To promote effective and efficient tobacco control, tobacco control organizations from cross-strait conduct regular conference to share and exchange experience and expertise on tobacco control since 2007.

The organizers of 4th Cross-Strait Conference on Tobacco Control are Macau Smoking Abstention and Good Health Association, Smoking and Healthy Life Association of Macau as well as Macao Association of Medicals Volunteers. Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, John Tung Foundation and COSH are co-organizers.
 
 
 Macau Smoking Abstention and Good Health Association   Smoking and Healthy Life Association of Macau    Macao Association of Medicals Volunteers
Chinese Association on Tobacco Control   John Tung Foundation   COSH are co-organizers
 
Date:       3-5 November 2010
Venue:     Macau Fisherman’s WharfConvention and Exhibition Centre
Theme:    “To Motivate Smoke-free Culture, To Develop a Health City”
Contents: Programme (Chinese Version Only)
 
 
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Seminar on “United Effort in Building Smoke-free Schools”
Ms Lisa LAU, MH, JP, COSH Chairman shared the COSH strategies in smoke-free promotion and public education.
 
2010 Contribution Award for Chinese in Tobacco Control
Ms Lisa LAU, MH, JP, COSH Chairman, was awarded with 2010 Contribution Award for Chinese in Tobacco Control for her contribution in COSH for education and publicity on tobacco control as well as advocacy on smoke-free legislations and raise tax on tobacco since 2000.
 
Plenary Speeches from Hong Kong Representatives
(i)
Prof TH LAM, JP, Director of School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong (2002-2008 Vice-Chairman of COSH) ─ Translating tobacco related research into public health actions in Hong Kong
(ii)
Ms Lisa LAU, MH, JP, COSH Chairman ─ Raise Tax on Tobacco to Encourage Smoking Cessation – Hong Kong Experience and Challenges in 2009
(iii)
Dr Raymond HO, Head of Tobacco Control Office, Hong Kong SAR ─ Development of Smoking Cessation Service in Hong Kong
 
Presentations from Hong Kong Representatives
(i)
Prof Sophia CHAN, Head of School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong & COSH Member Promoting smoking cessation in China: Results of three model hospital-based quitting clinics in Guangzhou and Beijing
(ii)
Ms Brenda WU, COSH Member ─ Development of School-based Interactive Theatre Tours : from the perspective of preventing youth smoking to change agent cultivation
(iii)
Ms Vienna LAI, Executive Director, COSH ─ Smoke-Free Family Campaign Mobilises Families to Establish Smoke-Free Homes & Living Environment on a Community Platform
(iv)
Ms Zoe WAN, School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong ─ Pioneering the first gender-specific smoking cessation services for woman smokers in Hong Kong: Outcome evaluation
(v)
Dr K F WONG, TWGHs Integrated Centre on Smoking Cessation Impact of Raising Tobacco Tax on Successful Rate of Smoking Cessation – Experience of an Integrated Smoking Cessation Service Centre in Hong Kong (增加煙草稅對戒煙成功率之影響香港一所非政府機構綜合戒煙服務中心之經驗)
(vi)
Dr David WONG, School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong The Effectiveness of Youth Quitline to help youth and young adults quit smoking : A two-year follow up study
(vii)
Dr Doris LEUNG, School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong ─Perceived impact of the smoke-free legislation among smoking fathers and non-smoking mothers of young children in Hong Kong
 
Over 200 tobacco control experts and scholars from various health departments, medical institutes, tobacco control organizations, disease prevention and control offices and educational institutes of cross-strait regions participated in this conference. This platform offered a golden opportunity for all participants to share their research results as well as exchange their experience, achievements and challenges so as to facilitate effective tobacco control strategies in building a smoke-free environment. 
 
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