6TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOBACCO OR HEALTH (6th NCTOH).
Theme: "TOWARDS TOBACCO-FREE INDIA-AN AUDACIOUS RACE AGAINST TIME"
Dr. Prakash C Gupta, Director of Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, India, played a pivotal role in the recent 6th NCTOH.
• Dr. Gupta graced the inaugural session of the event, where he, along with other esteemed dignitaries, illuminated the event by lighting the lamp, symbolizing the commencement of the proceedings.
• Dr. Gupta participated in a panel discussion on 'How do Leaders Perceive Integration of Tobacco Control in Medical and Dental Colleges', enriching the discourse with his insights.
• Additionally, he chaired two significant sessions:
i. Plenary Session: "Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: Does Tobacco Endgame Hold Significance", featuring an open discussion on the development of a roadmap for the Tobacco Endgame in India.
ii. "Tata Memorial Experiences in Tobacco Control", facilitating conversations on lessons learned from tobacco control initiatives at Tata Memorial.