Swedish National Institute of Public Health – SWEDEN

Margaretha Haglund has a long career in tobacco control in Sweden, almost 30 years. She was in charge of the national tobacco control program at the Swedish National Institute of Public Health 1992-2007. Since 2011, she is a senior adviser at ThinkTank Tobaksfakta (an independent NGO) in Sweden. She also served as a tobacco control expert to the Swedish Ministry of Health on matters related to the FCTC (2000-2010). She was in charge of Sweden´s contribution to the FCTC Article 12 Guidelines for which Sweden was one of the Key Facilitators. Margaretha is also the past president of the International Network of Women Against Tobacco, INWAT (1997-2006). Margaretha has also received several prestigious awards like the WHO medal and the Luther Terry Award in 2006.

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