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Institute for Global Tobacco Control

Research and Education Presented at World Conference on Lung Health

Informational cubes helped share a wealth of information about IGTC educational programs and information resources.November 2019

IGTC staff traveled to Hyderabad, India, to take part in the 50th annual World Conference on Lung Health.

The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health is organized by our partner organization the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). The event is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by lung disease worldwide.

Communications Associate Asim Khan provided information about our education programs and online resources while Senior Research Program Coordinator Sejaf Saraf presented findings from four IGTC research projects.

Iacobelli M, Saraf S, Welding K, Smith KC, Cohen JE. Two for the price of one: Purchase price of chewing tobacco and pan masala twin packs in 5 states in India.

Kennedy RD, Saraf S, Cohen JE. Compliance of designated smoking areas in restaurants, lounges, and hotels in 8 Indian cities.

Saraf S, Welding K, Cohen JE, Smith KC. Assessment of health warning label compliance on bidi packages in five states in India.

Welding K, Iacobelli M, Saraf S, Smith KC, Cohen JE. The market for bidis and smokeless tobacco in India: Evidence from towns in five states.