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NCAS Exec Director awarded the Mira Aghi Award

We are thrilled to share the momentous news that Professor Lekan Ayo-Yusuf, Executive Director of the National Council Against Smoking and Chair of the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria, has been honored with the prestigious Mira Aghi Award by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT).

This esteemed recognition celebrates Prof. Ayo-Yusuf's exceptional research contributions originating from Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Named after the esteemed SRNT member, Mira Aghi, this award symbolizes Prof. Ayo-Yusuf's pioneering efforts in advancing tobacco control research.

As the inaugural recipient of this distinguished accolade, Prof. Ayo-Yusuf's work exemplifies excellence in public health and serves as a beacon of inspiration for researchers globally. His dedication to tackling critical issues in tobacco control underscores his commitment to improving global health outcomes.

Join us in congratulating Prof. Lekan Ayo-Yusuf on this historic achievement, which underscores his tireless efforts and significant impact in the field of public health research.

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