COVID-19 and Tobacco: Integrating communicable and non-communicable disease responses
The Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh have launched a weekly COVID-19 webinar series targeted at members of the academic community in the UK and beyond, the public health community and key decision-makers from a range of sectors. Organised by Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director of the Usher Institute and Professor Linda Bauld, Director of the SPECTRUM Consortium and Bruce and John Usher Chair of Public Health at the Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, these webinars are hosted via Zoom and live streamed via YouTube.
The next webinar will take place on May 21st at 10am and is produced in collaboration with SPECTRUM, the Tobacco Control Capacity Programme (TCCP), Addressing Smokeless Tobacco and building Research Capacity in South Asia (ASTRA) and Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP).
|Lion Shahab||University College London (SPECTRUM Member)||The association between Covid-19 and smoking|
|Kamran Siddiqi||University of York||Cessation and Covid-19|
|Monika Arora||Public Health Foundation of India||Need to strengthen tobacco control policies in the time of Covid-19 and LMIC perspective|
|Tom Hird||University of Bath||
Tobacco industry influence extending via Covid19