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15 Sep 2014

World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer host a collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment

By Global Bridges EMR

‘In the coming few years, EMR is forecast to shoulder a staggering burden of tobacco-associated non-communicable diseases, be it in the form of healthcare costs, lost productivity, or premature death. Such costs are beyond anything that regional economies can handle. Despite its potential to preemptively address such threats, tobacco control -tobacco dependence treatment specificly- is still not a national priority in most countries of the region.'

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12 Sep 2014

WHO training package assists in building capacity for tobacco dependence treatment

By Global Bridges
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