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Global Tobacco Control Leadership Program

Baltimore, MD, United States


This comprehensive two-week, in-depth leadership program is focused on building capacity to develop effective tobacco control policy and interventions.

The program takes place for two weeks each summer in Baltimore, MD. The program course sessions focus on a myriad of tobacco topics including: policy development; advocacy; communications; intervention planning; implementation and evaluation; and management and leadership. Faculty for the program is comprised of internationally renowned experts in tobacco control policy, communications, research, advocacy, and surveillance.

Acceptance into the Leadership Program is by nomination only from one of the Bloomberg Partner Organizations (Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, World Health Organization -Tobacco Free Initiative, and World Lung Foundation).

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