Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

World No Tobacco Day 2005 - global launch

Tuesday 31 May 2005 9:30am – 11:30am
Haberdasher’s Hall, West Smithfields, London EC1A 9HQ, United Kingdom

This year the global launch for World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) took place in London, hosted by the Department of Health.


10:00 Welcome and introduction
(Livery Hall)

10.05 Presentation - World Health Organization
(Livery Hall)
Dr Vera Luiza de Costa e Silva, Director of WHO Tobacco Free Initiative

10:15 Presentation - Department of Health
(Livery Hall)
Caroline Flint, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Public Health)

10:25 Presentation - Health Professional's Perspective
(Livery Hall)
Andy McEwan, Cancer Research UK

10:35 Panel discussion.
Chair: Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer
Panel: Professor Carol Black (President, RCP)
Professor Vivienne Nathanson (Head of Science & Ethics, BMA)
Dr John Renshaw (Chairman, BDA)
Jennifer Percival (Tobacco Education Project Manager, RCN)
Professor Peter Hajek (St. Barts & the London School of Medicine and Dentistry)

11:10 Press conference and Panel, health professionals and successful quitters
(Livery Hall)

Refreshments (Reception Gallery)

11:30 Close