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 […]
Amanda L. Holm, MPH, of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, 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 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 […]
According to the World Health Organization, one waterpipe (argileh/shisha) session (about 45 minutes) is the equivalent of smoking 60 cigarettes and may even reach 200 cigarettes.
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 […]
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 […]