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Q&A: Global Bridges grantee discusses tobacco dependence treatment and advocacy efforts in Macedonia

By Global Bridges

The Global Bridges team connected with Marija Zdraveska, M.D., MMsci, primary investigator of the Collaborative Development of a Continuing Education Program to Train Healthcare Providers on Tobacco Cessation Counseling in the Republic of Macedonia and president of the Macedonian Respiratory Society, to learn more about her team’s Global Bridges-funded project.

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King Hussein Cancer Center hosts internationally accredited tobacco dependence treatment-training workshop

By Global Bridges EMR

From 18-22 March, the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) held a training workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT). This workshop comes under KHCC’s program, which is the only program outside the USA that is internationally accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) to offer Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) certification.

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Beneficiarios de Global Bridges reconocidos por Bloomberg Philanthropies por los esfuerzos de defensa y la creación colaborativa de capacidad para el tratamiento contra la dependencia del tabaco

By Global Bridges

Rochester, MN – Setenta y ocho por ciento de los 14.9 millones de fumadores de México desean dejar, de acuerdo con un Análisis de Situación Nacional, pero el tratamiento contra la dependencia del tabaco necesita una base más sólida para ayudarlos. Global Bridges se complace de felicitar al equipo de la Fundación Interamericana del Corazón […]

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Global Bridges announces 16 new projects in partnership with Japan Cancer Society

By Global Bridges

Global Bridges, Japan Cancer Society and Pfizer Global Medical Grants are pleased to announce $2 million in grant funding for 16 new projects focused on building capacity for tobacco dependence treatment in Japan. Japan has been a party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control since 2004, but tobacco use remains relatively […]

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Upcoming tobacco dependence treatment training workshop in Amman, Jordan

By Asma Hatoqai

The Cancer Control Office at King Hussein Cancer Center is conducting a Tobacco Dependence Treatment training workshop in Amman, Jordan during March 18-22, 2018. For more information about this program, please click here. To benefit from early bird fees, please make sure to register by December 30, 2017.

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Second EPACTT-2 Consortium meeting convenes in Tallinn, Estonia

By Charis Girvalaki

The EPACTT-2 (EuroPean Accredited Curriculum on Tobacco Treatment-2) project aims to continue the development and expansion of an accredited curriculum for tobacco cessation in 15 European countries and to enhance the formulation of a network of healthcare professionals that will be dedicated to advancing evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment.

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CHSR trains physicians from marzes and Republic of Artsakh on tobacco dependence treatment

By Arusyak Harutyunyan

The Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) of the Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) held a series of short trainings for physicians from Armenia’s marzes and the Republic of Artsakh on the basics of evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment from June to October 2017, as part of their ongoing collaboration with the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR).

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