Prof. Hiroshi Ogawa
Dr Hiroshi OGAWA acquired his dentist qualifications at the Nihon University in Japan, his Masters in Public Health Dentistry at the University of Sydney in Australia and his PhD in Preventive Dentistry at Niigata University in Japan. He has been Head and Professor at the Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University.
Dr Ogawa has been working with WHO (World Health Organization) since 2003 in different capacities. Between 2014 and 2017, Dr Ogawa has served as Responsible Dental Officer to work with the WHO Oral Health Programme in Geneva Headquarter. Currently, He is a Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Translation of Oral Health Sciences at Niigata University, and also a member of WHO Clinical Consortium on Healthy Ageing.
Dr Ogawa has well known to contribute oral health promotion in a global perspective and has assisting oral health capacity development in several countries such as Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia and Palau etc. Since 2018, He has serving FDI as a member of the Public Health Committee. Dr Ogawa also works for clinical research to explore the integration of oral diseases and general diseases (NCDs) that supports for implementation of the common risk factor approach such as tobacco cessation.
Dr. Dongbo Fu
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.
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