Derek Yach

Global Health Strategies LLC

Derek Yach (MBCHB MPH) has played a central role in tobacco control for decades. First in his home country of South Africa in getting early legislation adopted by the Mandela government. Second by steering development of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and thirdly, by launching and leading the Foundation for a Smoke Free World to accelerate access to better cessation and effective harm reduction products. He has published over 200 peer review articles on global health issues and served on Boards of the NIH, Wellcome Trust, Clinton Global Initiative and World Economic Forum.

Derek Yach will be speaking at the following sessions.

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