On May 31, the world came together in support of the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year’s focus was “Tobacco – a threat to development,” which highlighted tobacco’s negative environmental and economic impact in addition to its harm to health. Many organizations, including Global Bridges grantee groups, celebrated WNTD on social media. […]
The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) hosted its International Conference on Tobacco Control 24-26 May in Athens, gathering more than 200 individuals invested in tobacco control in the EU and worldwide.
Global Bridges: Healthcare Alliance for Tobacco Dependence Treatment, hosted at Mayo Clinic, and Pfizer Inc., in collaboration with the Japan Cancer Society, are pleased to announce a new grant opportunity focused on building capacity to treat tobacco dependence in Japan.
By Rasha Bader The Cancer Control Office (CCO) at the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Jordan proudly announces receiving full accreditation from the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) for its program on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) training. This is the first program outside the USA to be fully accredited to issue Tobacco Treatment […]
In Nigeria, there are 4.7 million Nigerian adults who currently use tobacco products. Nigeria signed the FCTC in 2004 and ratified it in 2005, however, efforts at implementing Article 14 have been sparse.
The 7th European Conference on Tobacco OR Health, hosted in Porto, Portugal from 22-24 March, provided opportunities for learning, networking, and celebrating progress in tobacco control.
The 5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health will take place on June 13-16, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The Develop and disseminate an evidence-based healthcare professional training program tobacco use treatment in Viet Nam project was conducted in collaboration with VINACOSH (Viet Nam’s MOH Tobacco Control Program) and Bach Mai Hospital, with technical support from New York University School of Medicine. Based on the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), almost half of adult […]
Global Bridges Executive Team member Tom Glynn, PhD, shared a summary of his time at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s (SRNT) annual meeting March 8-11 in Florence, Italy.
This post originally appeared on the American University of Armenia School of Public Health’s website and has been reposted with permission. Thank you to Arus Harutyunyan MD, MPH for sharing. The American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health’s Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) has […]