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Conference Paper: "Quit to Win": a smoking cessation promotion and scientific research project with community participation

Title"Quit to Win": a smoking cessation promotion and scientific research project with community participation
Authors
Issue Date2015
PublisherWCTOH 2015. The Abstract Book's web site is located at http://www.wctoh.org/abstract-book
Citation
The 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Abu Dhabi, UAE., 17-21 March 2015. In Abstract Book, 2015, p. 307, abstract no. PD-1146-21 How to Cite?
AbstractBACKGROUND: In Hong Kong, the daily smoking prevalence dropped to 10.7% in 2012. However, over 60% of the daily smokers had never tried and 53% had no intention to quit. Urgent actions and novel approaches are needed to promote smoking cessation. To actively offer smokers assistance to quit, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) partnered with Schools of Nursing and School of Public Health of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) to launch a smoking cessation contest – “Quit to Win” Contest in 2009, to raise public awareness on the harms of smoking and the benefits of quitting, and motivating smokers to quit. The contest was re-organized in 2010 and evolved to become “Quit to Win” Smoke-free …
DescriptionConference Theme: Tobacco and Non-Communicable Diseases
Poster Discussion 47. Benefits of Community Collaboration and Outreach: no. PD-1146-21
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/210214

 

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dc.contributor.authorKwong, A-
dc.contributor.authorLai, V-
dc.contributor.authorLau, L-
dc.contributor.authorLi, WHC-
dc.contributor.authorLam, TH-
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-28T06:28:41Z-
dc.date.available2015-05-28T06:28:41Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Abu Dhabi, UAE., 17-21 March 2015. In Abstract Book, 2015, p. 307, abstract no. PD-1146-21-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/210214-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Tobacco and Non-Communicable Diseases-
dc.descriptionPoster Discussion 47. Benefits of Community Collaboration and Outreach: no. PD-1146-21-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: In Hong Kong, the daily smoking prevalence dropped to 10.7% in 2012. However, over 60% of the daily smokers had never tried and 53% had no intention to quit. Urgent actions and novel approaches are needed to promote smoking cessation. To actively offer smokers assistance to quit, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) partnered with Schools of Nursing and School of Public Health of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) to launch a smoking cessation contest – “Quit to Win” Contest in 2009, to raise public awareness on the harms of smoking and the benefits of quitting, and motivating smokers to quit. The contest was re-organized in 2010 and evolved to become “Quit to Win” Smoke-free …-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherWCTOH 2015. The Abstract Book's web site is located at http://www.wctoh.org/abstract-book-
dc.relation.ispartofWorld Conference on Tobacco or Health, WCTOH 2015-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.title"Quit to Win": a smoking cessation promotion and scientific research project with community participation-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLi, WHC: william3@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailLam, TH: hrmrlth@hkucc.hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.hkuros243420-
dc.identifier.spage307, abstract no. PD-1146-21-
dc.identifier.epage307, abstract no. PD-1146-21-
dc.publisher.placeAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-

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