Advocacy for reducing the role of the global tobacco industry on health education
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe at least 3 specific strategies the tobacco industry uses to provide information and education on tobacco to the public and to consumers. Identify 2 key findings from the scientific literature on the impact of tobacco industry education and marketing tobacco-related behavior and attitudes. Identify at least 3 specific ways that the tobacco industry seeks to influence health education professionals and professional organizations.
Keyword(s): Tobacco, Health Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Healton is the founding President & CEO of Legacy. During her tenure with the foundation, she has guided the highly acclaimed, national youth tobacco prevention counter-marketing campaign, truthÂ®. Under her leadership, Legacy has undertaken numerous other public education campaigns, research, technical assistance and grant making. Dr. Healton holds a doctorate from Columbia University's School of Public Health (with distinction) and a master's degree in Public Administration at NYU for Health Policy and Planning.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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