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Aer Pur Romania: 25 Years Dedicated to Tobacco Control
 
 
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Aer Pur Romanaia, Romania
Publish date: 2019-03-26
 
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2019;5(Supplement):A90
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ABSTRACT
Introduction:
Organization AER PUR Romania is a non-governmental organization involved in tobacco control and health promotion for more than 25 year. This paper presents the strategy, activities and results of the organization in enhancing tobacco control in Romania as well as in building partnerships and collaborative projects with influence at European level.

Methods:
The presentation focuses on the involvement of AER PUR Romania in influencing several fields of tobacco control-educational programs for smoking prevention and cessation for different population groups, legislative measures, training and capacity building, national and international cooperation.

Results:
AER PUR Romania was active in implementing several smoking prevention programs such as I Do not Smoke, SmokeeFree Class Competition, Adolescent Smoking cessation, Quit and win for adolescents and in the present is involved in a European project for health promotion and cardiovascular disease prevention in Romania. It also plaid an important role in building partnerships and advocacy for moving forward several legislative measures in the field of tobacco control in Romania as well as research, training and capacity building for smoking prevention and cessation, several times stimulating the implication and commitment of several organizations in this field.

Conclusions:
AER PUR Romania is committed to continue its activities in the field of tobacco control and health promotion, based on its experience and through a wide cooperation with national and international partners.

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