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The University of Southampton
Economic, Social and Political Sciences

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

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

For more information regarding this event, please email .

Event details

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.

This event will be followed by a debate on the same subject at The Palace of Westminster at 14.00 on Tuesday 1April 2014, supported by Dr Sarah Wollaston MP. More information will follow.

Speaker information

Professor Don Nutbeam,Vice-Chancellor, University of Southampton

Dr Nick Sheron,Head of Clinical Hepatology, University of Southampton

Professor Linda Bauld,University of Stirling,Professor of Health Policy

Professor Gerard Hastings,University of Stirling,Professor of Social Marketing and Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and Centre for Tobacco Control Research

Dr Richard Horton ,The Lancet,Editor in Chief

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