In response to the increased need for effective tobacco dependence treatment, the King Hussein Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Office is holding the First Eastern Mediterranean Summit on Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Jordan on November 5-6, 2017. The summit will bring tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) activists and practitioners together with global experts to advance the quality and availability of TDT in the region.
Earlier this year, 10 researchers from the ISCI_SEC Project met in Barcelona to plan the implementation process of a smoking cessation intervention in hospitals, which ultimately will help to systematically identify, motivate, treat, and follow-up smokers after discharge.
The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) penned a new paper in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine last month providing recommendations for primary care professionals to play a vital role in helping their patients quit smoking.
At the recent ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control in Athens, Greece, members of our Global Bridges project team had a session where we presented a range of papers from our project.
Strengthening Cessation Capacity of Primary care Professionals (SCCoPE), a project facilitated by the Public Health Foundation of India, is a step towards strengthening the capacity of primary care providers in tobacco cessation through evidence-based tobacco cessation training model in India. In a short period of time, this Global Bridges-funded project has trained 537 primary care physicians […]
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.