#SDGtalks featured Prof Surya Kant: Lung health, tobacco and COVID-19

On Saturday, 23rd May (3pm India time), the Sustainable Development e-Talks (#SDGtalks) series, co-hosted by CNS and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, featured keynote speaker, Professor (Dr) Surya Kant, who shared his insights on "Lung health, tobacco and COVID-19".
  • Prof Surya Kant has been the national President of all three key professional associations of lung health experts: National College of Chest Physicians, Indian Chest Society and Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology. He is the Professor and Head of Respiratory Medicine Department of King George's Medical University (KGMU) and noted globally-respected voice of reason on tuberculosis (TB), asthma, COPD, #endtobacco, air pollution, lung cancer, and other chronic respiratory diseases.
Sustainable Development e-Talks (#SDGtalks), is a special series of online talks featuring insights from thought leaders on range of issues around sustainable development.
CNS and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore (India) are co-hosting these online #SDGtalks and conversations with senior thought leaders (from India and around the world) on a range of issues around United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs enshrine promises made by India along with 193 countries globally to achieve by 2030. With 128 months left to deliver on these SDGs, these #SDGtalks are aimed to promote eLearning, online knowledge sharing, information exchange, dialogue and debate and discussion, with respect for dissent, around sustainable development, where “no one is left behind”.

This #SDGtalks series was launched on World Health Day (7 April 2020) and will continue till World Environment Day (5 June 2020).



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