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World No Tobacco Day 2010

Smoking is Ugly: How the Tobacco Industry Deceives Women

WHAT: World No Tobacco Day—celebrated on May 31, 2010—exposes the dangers to women of tobacco marketing and secondhand smoke. It also emphasizes men’s responsibility to avoid smoking around the women with whom they live and work.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 2, 2010, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) HQ, Room A,
525 23rd St. NW, Washington, DC (Corner 23rd St. & Virginia Ave)

WHO:

  • Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, PAHO Director
  • Dr. Luiz A. Galvão, Manager, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area, PAHO
  • Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder, “Susan G Komen for the Cure” Foundation
  • Dr. Roberta Caixeta, Regional Surveillance Officer, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area, PAHO
  • Dr. Nelson A. Atehortua, Advisor on Tobacco Control, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area/Regional Coordinator of the Bloomberg Initiative To Reduce Tobacco Use, PAHO
  • Lic. Rosa Carolina Sandoval-Kroeger, Specialist on Tobacco Control, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area, PAHO
  • Dra. Adriana Blanco Marquizo, Regional Advisor on Tobacco Control, Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area, PAHO

HOW: In person or online at: http://www.livestream.com/paho  (available shortly before 10:00 a.m.)

CONTACT:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Tel. +1 202 974 3122, Knowledge Management and Communication Area, PAHO/WHO.


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