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Video on SCCoPE project highlights progress in primary care training for tobacco dependence treatment

By Rajmohan Panda

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 […]

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Tobacco control community celebrates World No Tobacco Day 2017

By Global Bridges

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. […]

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King Hussein Cancer Center’s TDT training program becomes the first program outside the USA to achieve full accreditation by the CTTTP

By Global Bridges EMR

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 […]

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Institute of Social Medical Studies project develops, disseminates health provider TDT training program in Vietnam

By Nam Nguyen

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 […]

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