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 …