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 […]
The American University of Armenia School of Public Health (AUA SPH) was one of the 19 organizations worldwide competitively awarded the grant presented by Global Bridges and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) to develop national capacity in implementing the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Article 14 in Armenia.
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 […]