Posters present research from around the world

Among the posters presented on Thursday were:

First global estimate of deaths and health effects from smokeless tobacco
The study, Global burden of disease due to smokeless tobacco consumption: Analysis of surveys from 101 countries (Abstract PD-763-19), presents the first-ever estimate of the global prevalence of disease caused by smokeless tobacco use. Presented by Kamran Siddiqi, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, England

Latest developments in class-action lawsuits against tobacco industry
Canada is home to over half of lawsuits faced by the tobacco industry. The presentation The Quebec Class Action Lawsuits: A game changer for tobacco control in Canada? (Abstract PD-811-19) will provide the latest developments. Presented by Neil Collinshaw, Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
Economic burden created by tobacco-related diseases in India
New estimates are provided in New estimate of the economic burden of tobacco-related diseases in India
(Abstract PD-602-19) Presented by Ravi B Ravi Kumar, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
Poster discussion sessions continue through Saturday. All are held from 12:45-13:45 in Hall 6. Oral poster presentations are held at this time as well: please consult your final programme for the room locations. 
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