Esteve Fernández

Director of the Tobacco Control Unit at the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain), a centre which collaborates with the WHO on Tobacco Control. He is also Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Barcelona.

tobacco and health

The present article reviews the role of the media in the dissemination of tobacco-related information and the evolution in tobacco control policies that the approach has caused.