Dr. Mira Aghi – Anti tobacco crusader 

Dr. Mira Aghi is a behavioural scientist and an inspiration for many activists and crusaders working against tobacco. She has been involved with the Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control (AFTC) since its inception. Dr. Aghi has been working with the anti-tobacco movement for 30 years. She has not only made an outstanding contribution, but has also created benchmarks in women’s leadership against tobacco She was the first woman from Asia to be awarded the WHO Gold Medal on Tobacco Control in 1989. She also received Tribute for Outstanding Service to Women,, International Network of Women against Tobacco, 2009.

Here is a conversation with Dr. Mira Aghi. Talking to her is Kaushik Roy of All India Radio.