Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

World No Tobacco Day 2010 Awards - the winners

Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. This recognition takes the form of Director-General Special Recognition Awards and World No Tobacco Day Awards.

Director-General Special Recognition Awards

  • Ms Véronique Le Clezio, President, Association ViSa, The Republic of Mauritius
  • His Excellency the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Republic of Turkey

AFRO AWARDEES

  • Professeur Pascal Bogui, Chef du Département de Physiologie et d’Explorations fonctionnelles UFR des sciences médicales de l’Université d’Abidjan-Cocody, République de Côte d'Ivoire
  • Dr Patrick Musavuli, Président, Lutte Contre le Tabagisme en Afrique (LUCTAF), République Démocratique de Congo
  • M. Adama Diakité Diallo, Présidente, Association de Lutte contre le Tabac, l’Alcool et les Stupéfiants (ALUTAS Mali), République du Mali
  • M. Bawa Dan Jimo, Communicateur de santé, Ministère de la Santé Publique, République du Niger
  • Ms KAGARUKI Lutgard, Executive Director, Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), United Republic of Tanzania

AMRO AWARDEES

  • Comité Insterinstitucional de Lucha Antitabáquica - CILA, Ecuador
  • Dra María Elena Medina Mora, Directora-General, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de La Fuente Muñiz, Mexico
  • Sra. Santa Margarita García Murillo de Ochoa, Consultora de la Oficina Enlace-ERP de la Secretaría de Finanzas y Contraparte Nacional ante las Instituciones del Sector Social Público, República de Honduras
  • The Trinidade and Tobago Cancer Society, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

EMRO AWARDEES

  • Her Excellency Moushira Khattab, Minister of Family and Population Affairs, Egypt
  • Iranian Anti Tobacco Association, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Dr Hiba Ayub, Head, Tobacco Control Department, Ministry of Health, Jordan
  • Dr Hamdeyah A. S. Al Fadli, Member of Anti-smoking National Programme, The State of Kwait
  • Roteract District 2450, Christine Gabriel Arzoumanian, The Lebanese Repbulic
  • Dr Mounira Nebli, National Coordinator, Tobacco Control Program, PHC Direction, Republic of Tunisia

EURO AWARDEES

  • Dr Aida Ramic-Catak, Tobacco Control National Counterpart, Federal Public Health Institute, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ms Sybille Fleitmann, International tobacco contorl expert, FACT-Frauen aktiv contra Tabak e.V., Federal Republic of Germany
  • His Excellency Mr Imangali Nurgalievich Tasmagambetov, Mayor of Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Dr Natasa Lazarevic, Tobacco Control National Counterpart for Serbia and Vice-President of the Ministry of Health National Committee for smoking prevention, Serbia
  • Ms Alexandra Charles, President, 1.6 Million Women's Club, Sweden

SEARO AWARDEES

  • Professor (Dr) Syed Modasser Ali, Honourable Adviser to the Honourable Prime Minister, People's Republic of Bangladesh
  • Thinadhoo Regional Hospital, The Republic of Maldives
  • Mr Laxmi Raman Ban, Director, National Health Education Information and Communication Centre, Ministry of Health and Population, Federal Democatric Republic of Nepal
  • Mr Taweesin Satitrattanacheewin, Editor, Thai Post Newspaper, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Professor Dr Somsri Pausawasdi, Thai Health Professional Alliance Against Tobacco, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Assistant Professor Suthat Rungruanghiranya, Srinakharinwirot Universtiy Medical Center, Kingdom of Thailand

WPRO AWARDEES

  • Ms Vilaythong MangNormek, Director-General, Lao Women's Union, Ministry of Public Security, Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Her Excellency Sam An Men, Deputy Prime Minister, Council of Ministers, Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Professor Wu Yiqun, Director, Think Tank Research Center for Health Development, People's Republic of China
  • Professor Xu Guihua, Vice President, Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, People's Republic of China
  • Professor Dr Le Thi Tuyet Lan, Head of Respiratory Care Center, University Hospital, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
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