Laura Hucks

Devex

Laura Hucks leads Cancer Research UK's international tobacco control program. She has a background in policy, research and behavior change communication and has lived and worked in Tanzania and Sierra Leone.

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Opinion: Action to tackle tobacco in LMICs a moral and strategic imperative
1 Aug 2018

Cancer now accounts for 8.9 million deaths a year and in low- and middle-income countries and survival rates are disappointingly low. Taking action to control preventable risk factors is low cost and effective, and yet political will — and finance — lag behind, writes Laura Hucks of Cancer Research UK on World Lung Cancer Day.