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GHPSS Policy and Program Workshop on Tobacco Control was held in Manila
Date:2011-05-25 16:27 

The Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS) Policy and Program Workshop on Tobacco Control was held from May 16-18 2011, in Manila, Philippines. Professor Tingzhong Yang, Director and Head of the Center for Tobacco Control Research at Zhejiang University’s School of Medicine participated in this workshop as an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO). While there he also introduced the China Tobacco Control Capacity Building Project (TCCB) to program participants. This is a project of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and it includes 31 universities across all provinces in China, including autonomous regions and municipalities, except for Tibet. The TCCB is aimed at building tobacco control capacity in China. His presentation was well received and created much interest among WHO officers and other experts in tobacco control.