On the 18th of October 2023 a research to practice forum was organised by the UNSW School of Population Health, SESLHD Health Equity Promotion and Prevention Service, the Lebanese Muslim Association, and UNSW Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity.
The Forum brought together more than 90 people from community organisations, services, universities and government to discuss the challenges and ways forward to address shisha use and vaping.
Facilitated by Dr Marianne Gale, Director, Population and Community Health, SESLHD
Prof Najat Saliba, American University of Beirut
Dr Lilian Chan, Cancer Institute NSW
Dr Nouhad El-Haddad and Dr Ben Harris-Roxas, School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney
Khaled Khamalmaz, Lebanese Muslim Association
Nadia Zahr, 2MFM
Debbie Su Dennon, Liverpool Women’s Health Centre
Louise Ross, Cancer Institute NSW
Dr Marianne Gale (SESLHD), Dr Hester Wilson (SESLHD), Louise Ross (CINSW), A/Prof Becky Freeman (University of Sydney), Dr Lilian Chan (CINSW), Khaled Kamalmaz (LMA)
Facilitated by Dr Ben Harris-Roxas (UNSW)