Drawing on the experience of the first countries to set smoke-free goals, Professor Richard Edwards will summarise the current status of endgame tobacco goals. He’ll explore strategies, interventions and research; and current developments, opportunities, and challenges in the fight to end the smoking epidemic.
Professor Richard Edwards trained in medicine and as a public health physician in the UK and is currently Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington Aotearoa/New Zealand.
He is co-director of the ASPIRE 2025 Research Centre, which carries out research seeking to provide evidence to support the achievement of the New Zealand Government's goal of ending significant tobacco use by 2025.
He is co-PI of the NZ arm of the International Tobacco Control evaluation project and leads the INSPIRED project which is investigating tobacco endgames in six countries with smokefree goals.
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