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 […]
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 […]
The American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH), the Global Bridges grantee, has recently published two abstracts in the European Journal of Public Health (2016 November) Volume 26, Supply 1, Pages 51 and 373. The abstracts are summarizing the results of the formative research conducted in the scope of the “Implementing FCTC […]
Global Bridges, based at Mayo Clinic, and the Japan Cancer Society are proud to announce a new collaborative partnership to build capacity for tobacco dependence treatment in Japan. In 2004, Japan became a party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which enabled Japan to implement comprehensive tobacco control measures. However, despite […]
Global Bridges and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change are pleased to announce $2 million in grant funding for 11 new projects focused on treating tobacco dependence in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region.
A booklet of posters from the 2016 Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit hosted at the Mayo Clinic in May is now available on the Global Bridges Resources page. It features work presented by Global Bridges and Smoking Cessation Leadership Center grantees. J. Taylor Hays, chair of Global Bridges and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, […]
In a recent post on the Global Bridges blog, the IPCRG shared its project goals for ongoing tobacco dependence treatment work in Uganda.
King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), the Global Bridges partner for the Eastern Mediterranean Region, has recently published a paper summarizing KHCC’s five-year experience in building and administering a tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) training program across the region. The publication describes the predisposing-enabling-reinforcing instructional framework that KHCC adopted, and the process for designing and developing the program. […]
The United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT) hosted the third national conference on Tobacco Control in Bangladesh on October 1, 2016 with support from the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Global Bridges grantee Dr. Sohel Reza Choudhury, head of epidemiology and research at the National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute in Dhaka and his team […]
In this video, pediatrician Jyothi Marbin, MD discusses her project focused on the role secondhand smoke plays in the respiratory health of children, especially in low-income settings. Parents “really wanted to be able to kick that habit to make their children healthier,” Dr. Marbin said. Dr. Marbin is an associate professor of pediatrics at UCSF School […]