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The University of Southampton
Population Health

Big alcohol, big tobacco, big influence. New vectors for global diseases Event

Time:
13:30 - 16:30
Date:
12 March 2014
Venue:
Lecture Theatre 1015, Building 32, University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please email Lisa Then at Lisa.Then@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

You are invited to a symposium to highlight the harmful effects from non-communicable diseases, the global health challenge of the 21st century:

According to the World Health Organisation, the diseases of unhealthy behaviors linked to tobacco, alcohol and obesogenic diets are the global health challenge of the 21st century. This event will bring together an important and inspiring range of speakers: policy makers, practitioners and academics, to debate the role of NCDs in society and their common vector - marketing by industry, to consider where and how policy interventions might effect change.

Guest speakers including:
Professor Don Nutbeam, Vice-Chancellor, University of Southampton
Professor Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, University of Stirling
Professor Gerard Hastings, Professor of Social Marketing and Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and Centre for Tobacco Control Research, University of Stirling
Dr Richard Horton, Editor in Chief, The Lancet
Chair: Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Honorary Professor in Clinical Science

Please register your place for 12 March 2014 at Southampton:
Eventbrite - Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco, Big Influence - new vectors for global diseases

 

 

This event will be followed by a debate on the same subject at The Palace of Westminster:

Tuesday 1 April 2014 | 14:00 - 16:00
Committee Room 8, The Palace of Westminster

Guest speakers including:
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP
Dr Nick Sheron, Head of Clinical Hepatology, University of Southampton
Eric Appleby, Cheif Executive of Alcohol Conern
Donald Henderson, Head of Public Health, Scottish Government
Chair: Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Honorary Professor in Clinical Science

Please register your place for 1 April 2014 at Westminster:
Eventbrite - Big alcohol, big tobacco, big influence.  New vectors of global diseases. 01.04.14

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