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 […]


AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health to address tobacco use among TB patients

By Arusyak Harutyunyan

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 […]


Lessons from the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification Program at Mayo Clinic

By Global Bridges

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 […]


Hospital-based tobacco dependence treatment training in China

By Shuhan Jiang

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 […]


Strengthening health personnel capacity for Article 14 implementation in Mexico

By Juan Núñez Guadarrama

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 […]