Passive Smoking and TackSHS

Passive Smoking and TackSHS

Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri” from Milano announces the Kick off of the TackSHS Project: “TackSHS is a new research project funded by the European Union within the Horizon 2020 program. The project has the main objective of improving knowledge on passive smoking and the electronic cigarette emissions, with the ultimate goal to limit the …

ISPO presents the TackSHS Kick off

ISPO presents the TackSHS Kick off

Instituto per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica (ISPO) presents the TackSHS project and Kick off Meeting in Barcelona: TackSHS, a Horizon2020 project, will assess the impact of exposure to secondhand smoke today than traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in 28 European countries. ISPO is one of the Italian partners participating in the study, together …

IP Princesa announces TackSHS award

IP Princesa announces TackSHS award

IP Princesa (Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Universitario de la Princesa), Spain announces the award presented to TackSHS on 7 April 2016 by ENSP (the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention). The Outstanding European Health Research Award was presented to TackSHS because of its efforts in providing health care policy makers with bespoke information, aiming to improve understanding of second-hand …

Launch of the Horizon 2020 Project

Launch of the Horizon 2020 Project

TackSHS is a new research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. TackSHS aims to improve our understanding of second-hand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions and find ways of tackling the health burden caused by exposure to these aerosols. Last week, over 30 professionals from six countries in Europe met …

TackSHS receives Outstanding European Health Research Award

TackSHS receives Outstanding European Health Research Award

At the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference held from 5th to 7th April 2016 in Brussels, the Outstanding European Health Research Award was presented to TackSHS. This award is given to projects, which have shown an extraordinary degree of dedication to promoting tobacco control activities on the basis of sound scientific evidence. TackSHS was awarded the prize because …

Meet Esteve Fernández, TackSHS Coordinator

Meet Esteve Fernández, TackSHS Coordinator

As coordinator of TackSHS and leader of work package 1 Esteve Fernández and the Catalan Institute of Oncology works on ensuring the coordination between TackSHS work packages and the management of the relationship with the European Commission. Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Director of the WHO Collaborating Center at the Catalan Institute of Oncology and associate professor of …