ENSP Awards

4th edition - April 2016, Bruxelles, Belgium

ENSP Awards

At the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference held from 5th to 7th April 2016 in Brussels, the Outstanding European Health Research Award was presented to four European research project. This award is given to projects which have shown an extraordinary degree of dedication to promoting tobacco control activities on the basis of sound scientific evidence.

Awards were presented to the following European research projects involved with tobacco control and smoking prevention:

EQUIPT – European-study on Quantifying Utility of Investment in Protection from Tobacco

TackSHS – Tackling secondhand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions

SILNE-R – Enhancing the effectiveness of programs and strategies to prevent smoking by adolescents: a realist evaluation comparing seven European countries

TOB-G – Tobacco Cessation Guidelines for High Risk Groups

Esteve Fernández (r.), Head of the Tobacco Control Unit of ICO and Associate Professor of public health at University of Barcelona receives the ENSP Award for TackSHS.


Anton Kunst (r.), Professor at Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam receives the ENSP award to SILNE-R.


Hein de Vries, Professor in Health Communication at the department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, receives the ENSP award to EQUIPT. 

Professor Panagiotis Behrakis, Director of the Institute of Public Health of the American College of Greece, receives the ENSP award to TOB-G.

Submitted by: Andrea Glahn, 9 April 2016