Tobacco Control in the African Continent: Research to Practice

Tobacco Control in the African
Continent: Research to Practice
Full day pre-conference workshop at
African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer
(AORTIC) annual conference in Marrakech, Morocco
November 19, 2015 • Hotel Atlas Medina
U.S. National Cancer Institute, World Health Organization’s Regional
Office for Africa, Center for Tobacco Control in Africa, Mayo Clinic
You are invited to participate in this dynamic workshop about tobacco control
research activities and priorities in Africa. This workshop is an opportunity to:
• Learn about current tobacco control research efforts in Africa and the scientific
priorities to support implementation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco
Control (FCTC) articles in African countries.
• Contribute to the refinement of tobacco control research priorities and identify
research and dissemination efforts that would be most beneficial, feasible, and
responsive to needs in African countries.
• Network with presenters and attendees to develop potential collaborative
partnerships to help implement these priorities.
To register for this workshop, please send your name,
affiliation, and contact information to Jenny Twesten
at [email protected].