IPH join colleagues from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland at the Cancer Research UK ‘Endgame Summit’.
Cancer Research UK gathered together key stakeholders across government, academic research and the Smokefree Action Coalition to discuss what it will take to achieve a ‘tobacco free UK’. IPH Director of Policy Dr Helen McAvoy presented on applying tobacco free targets in Ireland.
The event comes after a number of IPH workshops in June where practitioners, policy makers and researchers came together across Ireland to discuss how best to play a key part in bringing an end to the tobacco-related disease epidemic on the island – ‘the tobacco endgame’. Two workshops were held to build capacity in tobacco control in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The first was held in Belfast on 5th and 6th June and the second in Dublin on 9th and 10th June.
The workshops were organised by IPH and funded by the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health Northern Ireland. The workshops brought together international speakers, researchers and practitioners from the island of Ireland in the field of tobacco control. The programmes comprised a blend of key note presentations, case studies and discussion and covered from global to local policy and practice.
Access the audio recordings and presentations from the IPH Endgame Tobacco Control Workshops 2014 here http://www.thehealthwell.info/tobacco-workshop-2014