The International Conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention was hosted in Madrid June. Individuals and organizations came together to achieve one main objective: advance the role of science of tobacco control to improve smoking cessation, prevention and regulation of tobacco predicts in Europe.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Global Bridges grantee Constantine Vardavas, M.D., for receiving the American Cancer Society’s Luther L. Terry Young Pioneer Award!
Seventy-eight percent of Mexico’s 14.9 million smokers want to quit, according to a National Situation Analysis, but tobacco dependence treatment needs a stronger foundation to help them. Global Bridges is thrilled to congratulate the Fundación Interamericana del Corazón México (FIC Mexico) team for receiving a Bloomberg Philanthropies Award for Global Tobacco Control at the 2018 World Conference on Tobacco or Health in recognition of their work to help make treatment more accessible.
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 […]
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.
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.
On November 15, researchers from the ISCI_SEC Project met in Porto to ultimate the implementation plan of the ISCI_SEC project in Portugal.
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).