Publicado el 02 de abril, 2014

Submissions are now open for sessions to be included in the scientific programme of the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) 2015, to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 17 - 21 March 2015. The Conference is a call for a collective resolution to fight tobacco through cohesion and integration of tobacco control in two broader health and development agendas for achievement of our common health and development goals.

We welcome your ideas for sessions relating to tobacco control including, governance, policy, advocacy and research.

WHO: Any interested person in the tobacco related field may propose a session

WHAT: All sessions should relate to tobacco control issues and in most cases, should be applicable to low-resource, high-burden countries.

HOW: Online submission is required. You are advised to carefully read the guidelines as well as the descriptions of each type of session before submitting your proposals.

WHEN: The final deadline for submissions is 30 April 2014

Tips for submitting a successful proposal: Please read the submission guidelines on the website carefully before developing or submitting your proposal. Submit early and avoid difficulties arising from last-minute submissions on the very last day and in the peak hours. The selection process: All the proposals will be submitted to the Scientific Programme Committee in May 2014. You will be notified if your proposal has been accepted in early June 2014. If you have questions, please contact and visit for further information on the conference

Online submission:please click here to be directed to the online submission. Once you have logged in, click on "Conferences" to access the submission system.

Guidelines for session submission:please click here to download the guidelines for session submission as a PDF.

Session descriptions:please click here to download the sessions descriptions as a PDF.

Session tracks:please click here to download the session track

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