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Meet our Emerging Leaders: Julie Redfern, 2015
Interview with Sandeep Kishore on WHO's new Essential Medicines List
This World Heart Day ... Be a Heart Hero
Meet our Emerging Leaders: Elvis Ndikum Achiri, 2016
Interview with Mariachiara Di Cesare on WHO's new Essential Medicines List
Meet our Emerging Leader: Shiva Raj Mishra, 2017
The CLUBMEDS study aims to improve hypertension control in Nigeria
Meet our Emerging Leaders: Mariachiara Di Cesare, 2018
2019 Emerging Leaders cohort announced
Meet our Emerging Leaders: Marie Chan Sun, 2016
Meet our Emerging Leaders: Kamilu Karaye, 2014
Emerging Leader Amitava Banerjee shares his story
Country-specific costs of implementing the WHO FCTC tobacco control policies and potential financing sources
Vacant positions - Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath
Dr Mark Huffman recognised for his outstanding contribution to the Emerging Leaders Programme