Key Speakers
Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad
Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad
Honourable Minister of
Health and Family
Welfare, India
Smt. Krishna Tirath
Smt. Krishna Tirath
Honourable Minister for
Women and Child
Development, India
Smt. Krishna Tirath is a member of the Union Cabinet in the Government of India holding the portfolio of Minister of State (Independent charge), Women and Child Development since May, 2009. As a member of Indian National Congress, she has successfully contested 7 elections and served as a Metropolitan Councillor, Member of Legislative Assembly from 1984-2004, and currently represents the North West constituency of Delhi as a member of parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha. Smt. Tirath was a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Delhi holding key portfolios of Social Welfare, Labor and Elections.... Read More ... 
Dr. Margaret Chan
Dr. Margaret Chan
Director General
World Health Organization
Dr Margaret Chan, from the People's Republic of China, obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She joined the Hong Kong Department of Health in 1978, where her career in public health began.

In 1994, Dr Chan was appointed Director of Health of Hong Kong. In her nine-year tenure as director, she launched new services to prevent the spread of disease and promote ... Read More ... 
Smt.Sheila Dikshit 
Smt. Sheila Dikshit
 Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi

Smt. Sheila Dikshit  was sworn-in as Chief Minister for the third consecutive term of the Govt. of NCT  of Delhi on 15th December, 2003. She is the second woman Chief Minister of Delhi. She represents Gole Market Constituency in the Assembly. Smt. Dikshit brings to the administration vast experience in Administrative and Parliamentary matters. She served as a Minister in the Union Government during 1986 - 89, first as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and later as a Minister of State in the Prime Minister's office Read More ... 
Hon’ble Baijayant‘Jay’Panda
Member of Parliament
of India
Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda or Jay Panda, as he is better known, was elected to the Parliament of India, Lower House (Lok Sabha) from Kendrapara Constituency, Odisha in May 2009. Earlier Jay Panda had been twice elected to Parliament, Upper House (Rajya Sabha) in 2000 and 2006, also from the State of Odisha. He is a member of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party. Jay Panda represents the new face of Indian politicians, several of whom have been educated abroad and have had alternate careers before choosing to serve the nation through politics.He graduated from the Michigan Technological University and, with a background in Engineering and Management, worked in the corporate sector before joining politics.... Read More ... 
Dr. Douglas Bettcher
Tobacco Free Initiative Department
World Health Organization
Prof. Gregory N. Connolly
Centre for Global Tobacco Control
Harvard University, United States
Dr. Judith Mackay
Senior Advisor
World Lung Foundation
Prof. Pekka Puska
Director General
National Institute for Health and Welfare
Prof. Rob Moodie
Professor of Public Health
Melbourne School of Population Health
University of Melbourne, Australia

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Technical Partners
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Alliance Healis Economics Association of India
International Development Research Center International Union for Health Promotion and Education Indian Dental Association
Medical Student Association of India International Institute For Health And Welfare Oral Cancer Foundation
World Bank Tobacco Control Tobacco Intervention Initiative Centre
Tobacco Induced Diseases us national cancer institute World Heart Federation