Webinar: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) Knowledge Hub (KH)

3 July, 2018

Dear HIFA members,

Greetings from the Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) Knowledge Hub (KH)

Please find below the details of the 1st webinar of the series:

Day/ Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. GMT

Online Platform: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5541415850368408578

Meeting ID: 797-273-491


Information Circular: Attached

Flyers: Attached

It is requested to keep the audio mute while webinar is going on.

If you have a query please message on chat option.


Ghazi Zaatari

Dr. Ghazi Zaatari is the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut, Environment Core Laboratory Director, Chair of WHO’s Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) and Executive Committee member of the Tobacco Laboratory Network (TobLabNet). He is a member of regional and international pathology societies and author of 115 peer reviewed articles, a pathology textbook and book chapters. Dr. Zaatari is the Vice-President for Asia for the International Academy of Pathology and President of the Arab Board of Pathology.

We Look forward joining you online at 12 p.m. GMT

For more details, please visit the link below:http://untobaccocontrol.org/kh/waterpipes/



Tamara Lotfi, MD,MPH


Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI) Secretariat

Department of Internal Medicine | Faculty of Medicine

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics | Faculty of Health Sciences

American University of Beirut

009611350000 ext. 8302

@tamaralotfi88 | Skype: tamara_loutfi

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HIFA profile: Tamara Lotfi is Secretariat Coordinator of the Global Evidence Synthesis Initiative (GESI) at the American University of Beirut.

She is a member of the HIFA working group on Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice



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