Joint Euro-Asia Advocacy Network for Tobacco Control in Children

May 31st, online OPENING

Welcome remarks-Prof. Dr. Doina Anca Plesca, President of the RoSPed -5 minutes


Chair: Prof. Doina Anca Plesca, Prof. Aspazija Sofijanova, Prof. Georgina Kuli-Lito*, Professor Gulnara Tashenova

ROMANIA (30 minutes)

  1. Overview of the current situation in the region: Romania and Republic of Moldova. Prof. Dr. Doina Anca Plesca, Director of Pediatric Department, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania, Head of Pediatric Department, “Victor Gomoiu” Children‘s Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania, President of Romanian Pediatric Society, President of UMEMPS, President of Italian-Romanian Pediatric Society
  2. Overview of the current situation in the region:Turkey, Kazahstan and Kyrgyzstan.
    Prof. Dr. Smaranda Diaconescu, “Titu Maiorescu” University, Bucharest, Romania
  3. Overview of the current situation in the region: North Macedonia and Albania.
    Lecturer Dr. Bogdan Stana, “Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

NORTH MACEDONIA (30 minutes)

  1. Types of tobacco, risk category consequences, and prevalence of tobacco use in the region.
    Prof. Aspazija Sofijanova, Dr.Tatjana Baevska Vuchković*
    *Prof. Dr. Sci Aspazija Sofijanova, Ss. Cyril & Methodius University, Chief of the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Department, University Children’s Hospital, President of North Macedonia Pediatric Association
    **Dr. Tatjana Baevska Vuchković PHI Biotek Polyclinic Skopje – Paediatric department

ALBANIA (30 minutes)

  1. Acute and long term effects of tobbaco in pregnancy and children health. Prof. Georgina Kuli-Lito*, E. Prifti, L. Sika, M. Mahmutaj.
  2. Dependence / Addiction and effects in mental health. Prof. Gentiana Qirjako**

Prof. Dr. Gjeorgjina Kuli-Lito, Head of Pediatric Service of Infectious Disease, University of Medicine, Tirana, Albania, President of Albanian Pediatric Society**Prof. Dr. Gentiana Qirjako, Head of Department of Public Health, University of Medicine, Tirana, Albania


Chair: Prof. Ninel Revenco, Prof. Smaranda Diaconescu, Prof. Betul Ulukol, Dr. Daniyar Amatov

TURKEY (30 minutes)

  1. Screening and Treatment of Tobacco use in youth. Prof. Dr. Sinem Akgül, Hacettepe University, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Turkish National Pediatric Society

KYRGYZSTAN (30 minutes)

  1. Encouraging non-smoking families (counseling parents). Dr. Daniyar Amatov, Dr. Aiganysh Dzhumagulova, Kyrgyz State Medical academy, Kyrgyz Pediatric Association

KAZAKHSTAN (30 minutes)



Chair Prof. Gentiana Qirjako, Prof. Sinem Akgül, Associate Professor Altynay Sadykova, Dr. Tatjana Baevska Vuchković

  1. Power of advocacy: Vaping ban Dr. Jamilya Sadykova, leader of Smokefree Kazakhstan Coalition, MD, MPH.

MOLDOVA (30 minutes)

  1. Skill session-motivational interview; how to approach difficult children? Prof. Ninel Revenco, Dr. Rodica Eremciuc*,
    *Prof. Ninel Revenco, “N.Testemitanu” State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, President of the Pediatric Society from Republic of Moldova,
    ** Dr. Rodica Eremciuc State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Pediatric Society from Republic of Moldova

Q&A-20 minutes /2×10 minutes