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Tobacco control has fundamentally help our society in the past decades to live in a better world, where people are less burdened by the tobacco use.

Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT) has served as the flagship conference for tobacco control society.Read more..

Enjoy your safe trip to Bali in September 2018

Because of the Mount Agung eruption on 25 November 2017, Bali International Airport, I Gusti Ngurah Rai, was closed for five days (from 27 November to 1 December 2017).

The airport was open again in 2 December 2017 as the Mount Agung stabilize and ash cloud clears up. Since then, the airport operates normally.

Indonesia mitigation agency (BNPB) stated that 98% of Bali remains safe for Holiday Makers. With only 2% of land mass marked as the hazard zone, a radius of 10 km to the North, Northeast, Southeast, South and Southwest of the crater.

Hilton Bali Resort in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali is located 80 km from the Hazard Zone. As stated in official press release from Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Geological Agency, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources: It is considered safe for travelling to Bali outside of the Hazard Zone.

For official update on the latest situation, visit here (english) or follow @id_magma on twitter (bahasa).

Bali Tourism Board Official Statement

Bali Government Tourism Office Statement

  • "This Indonesia APACT 12th Conference in Bali will be a great one. I wish you will be there to work together making Indonesia, Asia and our global village smoke-free."
    Ted Chen - Executive Secretary, Asia-Pacific Association for Control of Tobacco (APACT)
  • "The 2018 Indonesia APACT 12th Conference in Bali is spectacularly important for Indonesia as well as the rest of Asia. Sharing our experiences in tobacco control encourages and strengthens public health in all countries in Asia."
    Judith Mackay - Director, Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control

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