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Webinar on youth tobacco use and advertising

26th October 2022​ Webinar

12:00 – 14:00 UTC (Helsinki 15:00 -17:00, Brussels 14:00-16:00, New York 08:00 am - 10:00 am)

Organizers: The webinar is organized by the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Surveillance (Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) Georgia Southern University.

Disclaimer: The translations and subtitles have been produced by Lingsoft Language Services Oy. Translations and subtitles are unofficial and provided for information purposes only. The webinar speakers are not responsible for any erroneous translations or subtitles.

This webinar is intended for regulators and experts in health promotion and tobacco use prevention. Participation of tobacco industry and related entities is not allowed in line with the Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC.

It will present the recent evidence-base for the importance of the accelerated implementation of the Article 13 of the WHO FCTC in the prevention of youth tobacco and e-cigarette use.


Webinar programme  

Welcome and introduction 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

CDC Foundation ​

The implementation of the Article 13 of the WHO FCTC and youth tobacco and e-cigarette use

WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Surveillance, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

Discussion & movement break 😊                                                      

Tobacco prevention: How to prevent youth consumption and advertising exposure through measures and interventions?

WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on education, communication, training and public awareness, Santé publique France, France

Commentary speech

Prof. Pekka Puska, Chair of the WHO FCTC Impact Assessment expert group


Summing up and End of webinar



You can find more information of the project on this page.

The organizers gratefully acknowledge funding from the CDC Foundation.

For further information, please, contact the Knowledge Hub at THL WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Surveillance