The CAPHRA Expert Advisory Group (EAG) is comprised of medical and scientific professionals and researchers from throughout the Asia Pacific region. The purpose of the group is to provide a regional expert “voice” for Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) – to collaborate with other experts in the region as well as with consumers, public health and government officials and the wider THR community.
The Harm Reduction Alliance of the Philippines (HARAP) is a national peer-run advocacy and capacity-building association that aims to promote harm reduction as part of the country’s public health policy. Visit their website.
Ron Christian G. Sison
RMT, MT(AMT), MLS(ASCPi), MPH
Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Santo Tomas, Manila
Andrew is a qualified addictions psychotherapist at a private psychiatric clinic, Promises Healthcare Pty. Ltd. He holds a Master’s degree in counseling from Monash University in Australia, and a Master of Science degree in Addictions Science from King’s College, London; Virginia Commonwealth University, and Adelaide University. He is also certified as a: substance abuse and alcohol therapist; sex addiction therapist; and solution focused brief therapist, master practitioner. Andrew is a non-practicing English and Hong Kong lawyer, with a BA in law from Kent University, and a Master in law from King’s College, London. He also has an Executive MBA, jointly from Kellogg, Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is chairman of We Care Community Services Ltd., a non-denominational charity devoted to addictions after care; a member of the National Council of Social Service, Services Committee, and NCSS Mental Health Advisor; a Board member of the Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association; a Board member of Reforming SG, a charity dedicated to drug prevention and recovery promotion; and a member of the Singapore Community Chest Executive Committee.