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Welcome Note

Tobacco control has fundamentally help our society in the past decades to live in a better world, where people are less burdened by the tobacco use.

Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT) has served as the flagship conference for tobacco control society.Read more..

Thanks for coming

Over 1,000 participants came together from 23 countries to make Bali, Indonesia the heart of the Asia-Pacific tobacco control movement. Together, we discussed and addressed important issues currently impacting the region, and made resolutions related to the SDGs, to ensure that our work continues to improve and save lives in our home countries.

Thank you to all who came, and contributed to the APACT 12th meeting. We hope this gathering inspired you to continue the great work you do for tobacco control. We look forward to seeing you in Bangkok, Thailand in 2020!

  • "This Indonesia APACT 12th Conference in Bali will be a great one. I wish you will be there to work together making Indonesia, Asia and our global village smoke-free."
    Ted Chen - Executive Secretary, Asia-Pacific Association for Control of Tobacco (APACT)
  • "The 2018 Indonesia APACT 12th Conference in Bali is spectacularly important for Indonesia as well as the rest of Asia. Sharing our experiences in tobacco control encourages and strengthens public health in all countries in Asia."
    Judith Mackay - Director, Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control



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