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Martin Raw, PhD

Director of International Centre for Tobacco Cessation; Honorary Associate professor, University of Nottingham School of Medicine

Honorary Associate Professor, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Visiting Professor, National Institute of Alcohol and Drug Policies, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Previous Sessions

Monday, May 23, 2016

National Treatment Guidelines Development and Implementation

The session addresses FCTC Article 14 implementation, especially in regard to national tobacco dependence treatment guidelines. The presenters, all of whom have been involved in the guideline development process, consider the history, challenges, and successes of developing national guidelines and make specific suggestions for accelerating this process.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Available and Affordable Global Pharmacotherapy

The speakers discuss FCTC Article 14 recommendations regarding availability of evidence-based pharmacotherapies for the treatment of tobacco dependence. Accessibility and affordability issues, and data from several countries regarding pharmacotherapy were presented.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Research Agenda in Tobacco Dependence Treatment

This panel on research to advance treatment brought together a group of global tobacco treatment experts to discuss their views on research needs regarding treatment, and to identify what they consider to be the highest priority research efforts needed as well as what capacity is needed to accomplish that research.