Course Agenda

DATE STARTING TIME ENDING TIME TOPICS RESOURSE PERSON
10th July, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) Inaugural Session:
1. Smokeless Tobacco prevalence and challenges in quitting

2. Role and Current scenario of Smokeless Tobacco Cessation programs across the globe.
Dr. Shalini Singh
Director, NICPR & WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco, India

Prof. Kamran Siddiqi
Department of Health Sciences | University of York & Chief Investigator ASTRA Project funded by NIHR.
17th July, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) 1. South Asian Smokeless Tobacco products: Epidemiology and Harms

2. Smokeless Tobacco Epidemic : South East Asian Region and other developing countries

3. Smokeless Tobacco - Fire without smoke: A Cardiologist's perspective
Dr. Mark Parascandola
Program Director, Tobacco Control Research Branch , Behavioral Research Program Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences

Dr. L Swasticharan
Additional DDG(LS) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Govt. of India, New Delhi

Dr. (Prof) Shekhar Kashyap
Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist Fortis Hospital Noida, India
24th July, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) South Asian Smokeless Tobacco Products: Addiction and Withdrawals Prof. Pratima Murthy
Professor & Head Dept. of Psychiatry, & Chief, De-addiction Services National Institute Of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences, Bangalore India
31st July, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) A rationale for smokeless tobacco cessation: foundation behavioural support Dr. Faraz Siddiqui
Research Fellow, Cessation Stream, ASTRA, University of York
07th Aug, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) Using Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Prof. Ray Croucher
Visiting Professor, University of York & Academic Co-lead, Cessation Stream, ASTRA
14th Aug, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) Offering extra support: VBA, NRT and Follow-up Ms. Heather Thomson
Research Associate, Cessation Stream, ASTRA, University of York
21st Aug, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) Psychosocial Interventions in Tobacco Cessation - Summary Prof. Sonali Jhanjee
Professor, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) WHO Collaborating Centre for Substance Abuse Department of Psychiatry All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi
28th Aug, 2020 16:30 IST (+5:30 GMT) 17:30 IST(+5:30 GMT) Final Assessment Dr. Dinesh Kumar
Scientist & Nodal Officer WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco