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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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Global Bridges, Japan Cancer Society announce collaborative partnership

By Global Bridges

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 […]

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Global Bridges and SCLC projects featured in Summit poster booklet

By Global Bridges

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, […]

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Influencing readiness and intentions to offer tobacco dependence treatment through training

By Rasha Bader

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. […]

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United Forum Against Tobacco hosts 3rd national conference in Bangladesh

By Global Bridges

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 […]

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Assessing the impact of secondhand smoke on children with Jyothi Marbin, MD

By Global Bridges

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 […]

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