The fourth part of the webinar series of the Knowledge Hub on Surveillance takes place on November 23 at 12:00 UTC (check your local time from here).
The fourth webinar will discuss promoting scientific research on tobacco use and tobacco control. The flyer of the webinar can be downloaded here.
The upcoming webinar is part of the series on supporting low and middle income countries in the establishment of tobacco surveillance systems in line with the Article 20 of the WHO FCTC.
Previous webinar presentations can be viewed on the presentations section of our website. All presentations will be available on our website shortly after the webinar.
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Linda Bauld: “Building Capacity for Tobacco Control Research in Low and Middle Income Countries: The Global Challenges Research Fund Tobacco Control Capacity Programme”
Mona Johnson: “Introduction to SRNT University”
Linda Bauld holds the Bruce and John Usher Chair in Public Health in the Usher Institute, College of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Linda is a behavioural scientist with a PhD in social policy whose research focuses on two main areas: the evaluation of complex interventions to improve health, and how research can inform public health policy.
Since 2014, she has combined her academic role with a secondment to Cancer Research UK where she holds the CRUK/BUPA Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention. Linda is a former scientific adviser to the UK government on tobacco control, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and currently chairs or is a member of research funding or policy committees for CRUK, NIHR, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Public Health England, Health Scotland, Institute for Alcohol Studies, BreastCancer Now, the Scottish Government and Health Canada.
Mona Johnson is a Certified Association Executive with 27 years of experience managing international professional societies and trade associations in areas ranging from telecommunications to public health. She creates structures, policies and processes for new or evolving organizations, and works to put people, technology and information in place to achieve strategic goals.
Mona currently leads a start-up online education and knowledge management program for the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco. This involves managing the more than 140 volunteers from 20 countries who are contributing to this project.
This activity is carried out from a grant provided by the Government of Norway, through the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), and from a grant provided by the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.