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AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health to address tobacco use among TB patients

By Arusyak Harutyunyan

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 […]

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Lessons from the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification Program at Mayo Clinic

By Global Bridges

Andrea Glahn, MA, of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP), recently participated in the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Education Program’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification, January 30 through February 3, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Andrea is the Project Officer for ENSP in the Global Bridges grant-funded project EuroPean Accredited Curriculum on Tobacco Treatment-2, which seeks […]

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Hospital-based tobacco dependence treatment training in China

By Shuhan Jiang

Building Tobacco Treatment Capacity in Medical Universities and Affiliated Hospitals in China, a Global Bridges project conducted by the Center for Tobacco Control Research at the Zhejiang University School of Medicine, built capacity for hospital-based tobacco dependence treatment training and dissemination of supporting materials. The project stemmed from a need to identify suitable quitting methods […]

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Strengthening health personnel capacity for Article 14 implementation in Mexico

By Juan Núñez Guadarrama

The title of the project supported by Global Bridges and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change is: Strengthening the capacity of health personnel to implement Article 14 of the FCTC in Mexico through advocacy to achieve the most strategic approach to tobacco dependence treatment in the country. It seeks to support government officials and collaborate […]

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For the first time in Armenia: tobacco dependence treatment training for primary care physicians

By Arusyak Harutyunyan

The American University of Armenia School of Public Health (AUA SPH) was one of the 19 organizations worldwide competitively awarded the grant presented by Global Bridges and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) to develop national capacity in implementing the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Article 14 in Armenia.






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Project SCCoPE discusses success, eyes potential to be a cessation “game changer”

By Rajmohan Panda

Since its inception, Project SCCoPE has been able to mark its presence felt in India, especially in the intervention states of Odisha and Rajasthan. It has received tremendous support from the state governments and the respective state level tobacco control cells. We have trained primary care physicians on tobacco cessation with an aim that cessation […]

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Call for applications: 2017 NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention

By Global Bridges

The following text is from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health: The 2017 NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention is currently accepting applications! NCI hosts the “NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention” every year in Rockville, Maryland. The Curriculum provides scientists and health care professionals training on cancer control, prevention and […]

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