World No Tobacco Day 2020_Online Discussion 27.5.2020

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day 2020, the Institute of Public Health, The American College of Greece and the Institute of Scientific Research of the Panhellenic Medical Association co-organize an Online Discussion, entitled “Education for a smoke-free generation”.

 

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 at 19:00
Watch online via www.livemedia.gr/smokefree20
Live broadcast on our Facebook page SMOKEFREEGREECE

 

Moderated by

 

Panagiotis Behrakis, Pulmonologist-Intencivist, Director, Institute of Public Health, ACG

Haris Vavouranakis, Orthopedic surgeon, President, Institute of Scientific Research, PMA

 

Addressed by

Vassilis Kikilias, Minister of Health

 

Sofia Zaharaki, Deputy Minister of Educational and Religious Affairs

 

Athanasios Exadaktylos, President of the Panhellenic Medical Association

 

Chrysanthos Georgiou, President of Cyprus National Addictions Authority

 

Lecturers

Anna Kokkevi, Professor Emeritus, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

 

George Chroussos, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics & Endocrinology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

 

Panagiotis Behrakis, Director, Institute of Public Health

Head of the National Committee of Experts for Tobacco Control

 

Paraskevi Pataka, Professor Emeritus of Pulmonology, former Vice Rector, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

 

The panelists will discuss the progress of the smoking prevalence reduction and the correlation between smoking and stress related to adolescence, but also to the COVID-19 pandemic; there will also be a reference to the educational school-based program of the SMOKEFREEGREECE initiative and health professionals’ important role towards the prevention and smoking cessation.

 

The event will be held in greek