Launching of WNTD, Cambodia

 

(Left-Right)Dr. Mom Kong, Director of Cambodia Movement for Health; Dr. Yel Daravuth-National Professional Officer, WHO Cambodia; the Dean of the school of Technical Medical Care; Ms. Bungon Ritthiphakdee, SEATCA director; Ms. Tan Yen Lian SEATCA packaging and labeling Program Manager; and NCHP Director, Dr. Lim Thae Pheang 

 

    

 

During the launching of WNTD, the NCHP, WR where presented with WNTD Award.  Dr Vintak produce a presentation on the Sub-decree on Graphic Health Warnings, while Ms Bungon presented the Best Practice on Graphic Health Warnings.  There is a suggestion from policy makers that Cambodia should try to achieve Text Warning for at least three years before starting the Graphic Health Warnings.  It is a good evidence showing that while all the elements are already in place to push for Graphic Health Warnings, there is still the issue of political-will that need to be work on.  

 

 

 

Former smokers, who have developed lung cancer and bronchitis, with their attending physician being interviewed.

 

 

 

Dr. Lim Thae Pheang receiving the 2009 World No Tobacco Day Award for NCHP from WPRO Director for Healthy Cities, Dr. Linda Milan; behind them are other guests, Ms. Ritthiphakdee, Dr. O’Leary and secretary of state Dr, Ung Phirun

 

 

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