Dr Dongbo Fu is a Medical Officer for tobacco cessation in No Tobacco Unit (TFI), Department of Health Promotion at World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Fu has over 14 years international and country-level experience in tobacco cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence. He is WHO’s principal focal point for supporting WHO Member States to establish and strengthen their national tobacco cessation and treatment systems as part of comprehensive tobacco control strategy and part of the universal health coverage (UHC) intervention package. He has coordinated the development of a series of WHO technical tools for integrating brief tobacco interventions into primary care services and for developing and improving national toll-free tobacco quit line services. He also provides direct technical support to WHO Member States through regional and country-level training workshops.
He studied Medicine and received his M.D. from Jiangxi Medical College, China. He holds a Ph.D. in preventive medicine and a Master of Public Health both from the School of Public Health, Fudan University.