Muhammadiyah Tobacco Control Center (MTCC), in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) and the National Cancer Institute of the United States National Institutes of Health (NCI/NIH), invites professors, lecturers, researchers, students and practitioners to present their tobacco control-based research at the 2nd Indonesian Tobacco Control Reseach Dissemination Conference. Your participation and the sharing of your tobacco control-related research will significantly enhance the evidence base that supports tobacco control work in Indonesia and elsewhere in the region. Young scholars are especially encouraged to participate, as the conference will provide an excellent opportunity for presenting research findings and receiving constructive feedback from tobacco control experts; and, for enhancing research methodology and relate skills.

The 2nd Indonesian Tobacco Control Research Dissemination Conference will be held from  April 19-23, 2015 at  Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta with the objectives of:

  1. Enhancing the evidence base for tobacco control in Indonesia;
  2. Building tobacco control-related research capacity; and,
  3. Strenghtening the Indonesia Tobacco Control Research Network.

The Conference Program will be comprised of:

1) Concurrent scientific sessions;

2) a Poster Exhibition; and,

3) research capacity building training.

We welcome the submission of posters that address the conference objectives in the context of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) MPOWER tobacco control strategic approaches:

  • Monitor the tobacco epidemic;
  • Protect people from tobacco smoke;
  • Offer help to those who want to quit;
  • Warn about the harms of tobacco;
  • Enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and,
  • Raise taxes on tobacco products.

  IMPORTANT DATES

Call for Poster 15 Jan-25 March
Notification of Poster acceptance 27 March
Full Poster submission 27 March-10 April
Conference date 19-23 April
   

Please kindly submit your poster (printed) to MTCC Office: Gedung Asri Medical Center (AMC) Lantai 2 Jalan HOS Cokroaminoto 17 Yogyakarta 55252