Welcome Message

Dr Prakash C Gupta
4th  NCTOH

Dear Delegate,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I am privileged to invite fellow colleagues and delegates to Mumbai, India, for the 4th National Conference on Tobacco or Health: Tobacco Free Generation  from February 8th – 10th 2019.

The Conference will bring the participants to speed with the best practices of tobacco control, advances in advocacy, latest researches and ongoing efforts with regards to tobacco control in India. All important topics such as awareness, public policy, addiction, cessation, secondhand smoke, taxation, smokeless tobacco etc will be covered in the Conference.  New topic that have gained importance in recent years like environmental effects of tobacco, divestment from tobacco industry, productivity losses, new emerging tobacco products etc. will also be covered. There will be sharing of experiences and achievements by the participants. A collaborative opportunity with other colleagues / institutions is expected to be a major activity in the Conference.

Through this Conference, our collective voices will make a profound impact on drawing attention of the policy makers to this staggering public health menace. All individuals and organizations engaged in tobacco control are cordially invited to participate in this stimulating conference.

The Scientific Committee is working hard to put together a truly innovative and refreshing program. Special efforts are being made for regional and gender balance and participation of delegates from across the country. Please mark your calendar and watch for further developments. We look forward to seeing you at the Conference.       

See you here in February 2019!