Resources

  • Including Smoking Cessation as Routine Care for Chronic Illness in Turkey

    • 11 Jul 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    This presentation by Şeyda Özcan MSc, PhD, from Koc University School of Nursing, and Chief Nursing Officer of Vehbi Koc Foundation Health Institutions in Istanbul, Turkey was presented at the 2017 ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control in Athens, Greece. Including Smoking Cessation as Routine Care for Chronic Illness in Turkey Presentation

  • Building Capacity for Tobacco Cessation in Turkey

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    This presentation by Aslı Çarkoğlu, Ph.D., from Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey was presented at the 2017 ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control in Athens, Greece. Building Capacity for Tobacco Cessation in Turkey Presentation

  • Pediatric Nurses and Midwives in Turkey: Counseling Patients in Smoking Cessation

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Youth & Tobacco (TOPIC)

    This presentation by Asst. Prof. Nuran Aydın from Medipol University, Turkey was presented at the 2017 ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control in Athens, Greece. Pediatric Nurses and Midwives in Turkey: Counseling Patients in Smoking Cessation Presentation

  • Women and Smoking in Turkey

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Women & Tobacco (TOPIC)

    This presentation by Aysecan Terzioglu, Ph.D. from the Department of Cultural Studies at Sabancı University in Istanbul, Turkey was presented at the 2017 ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control in Athens, Greece. Women and Smoking in Turkey Presentation

  • Project Quit Tobacco International presentation outlines work in Turkey

    • 30 Jun 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)

    The overall goal of Project Quit Tobacco International (QTI)-Turkey is to train a cadre of nurses in tobacco cessation who are able to introduce illness-specific as well as general cessation training within their own practice-based communities and sub-specialties.

  • Tobacco control resources and wins in Pakistan

    • 26 Jun 2017
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • About Tobacco Control (TOPIC)
    • Southeast Asia (REGION)

    The following tobacco control successes and resources were shared by Global Bridges network member Qamar Iqbal Goraya, District Coordinator for the Tobacco Control Cell in the Ministry of National Health Services for the Government of Pakistan.   I have been working as a district coordinator for tobacco control in Pakistan since 2010, my achievements (pictures […]

  • Request for Proposals: Building Capacity for Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Japan

    • 11 May 2017
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    Global Bridges: Healthcare Alliance for Tobacco Dependence Treatment, hosted at Mayo Clinic, and Pfizer Inc., in collaboration with the Japan Cancer Society, are pleased to announce a new grant opportunity focused on building capacity to treat tobacco dependence in Japan. The new opportunity leverages the experience of all three organizations to address the unique needs […]

  • Improving tobacco cessation practices among physicians in tertiary hospitals in Nigeria

    • 03 May 2017
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Africa (REGION)

    View the project poster presented by Dr. Kemi Odukoya at the 2016 Global Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit: Improving tobacco cessation practices among physicians in tertiary hospitals in Nigeria Read more about this project on the Global Bridges blog.

  • Implementation of key demand-reduction measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and change in smoking prevalence in 126 countries: an association study

    • 03 May 2017
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • About Tobacco Control (TOPIC)

    The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) has mobilised efforts among 180 parties to combat the global tobacco epidemic. This study examined the association between highest-level implementation of key tobacco control demand-reduction measures of the WHO FCTC and smoking prevalence over the treaty’s first decade.

  • Resources from the Institute of Social and Medical Studies project in Viet Nam

    • 04 Apr 2017

    Poster from the 2016 Global Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit Implementation and Evaluation Report Read more about the project on the Global Bridges blog.

  • Strengthening healthcare capacity for the implementation of Article 14 of the FCTC in Mexico

    • 15 Feb 2017
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Latin America (REGION)

    IAHF Mexico Poster Learn more about this project on the Global Bridges blog.

  • Global Health Professions Student Survey in Tobacco Control in China

    • 17 Jan 2017
    • Southeast Asia (REGION)

    This study is the first comprehensive survey of students in China providing direction for building capacity in tobacco control and smoking cessation among students in health professional programs. Global Health Professions Student Survey By Tingzhong Yang, MD; Lingwei Yu, MS; Joan L Bottorff, PhD, RN; Dan Wu, PhD; Shuhan Jiang, PhD; Sihui Peng, MS; Kathleen […]

  • Resources from Armenia project journal publication, presentations

    • 19 Nov 2016
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Europe (REGION)

    The American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH) has recently published two abstracts in the European Journal of Public Health and presented results from formative research at the 9th European Public Health Conference. Learn more on the Global Bridges blog, and view the resources below: Abstract: Primary healthcare physicians’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards […]

  • Slides from November 2016 Global Bridges European grantee call

    • 17 Nov 2016
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)

    On November 16, 2016, Global Bridges grantees representing 11 new funded projects in the WHO European Region gathered via GoToMeeting. Topics included project announcements and a core dataset questionnaire for reporting outcomes. View a PDF of the meeting slides here.

  • Learning from Global Bridges and SCLC projects in progress, 2016

    • 25 Oct 2016
    • Book (TYPE OF RESOURCE)

    This booklet of posters from the 2016 Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit hosted at the Mayo Clinic in May 2016 features work presented by Global Bridges and Smoking Cessation Leadership Center grantees. View and download the poster booklet on Dropbox.

  • Tobacco dependence treatment education materials from IPCRG

    • 30 Sep 2016
    • Pamphlet (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Africa (REGION)

    We thank the IPCRG and the Uganda Global Bridges team of Dr. Bruce Kirenga, Dr. Frederik van Gemert and Dr. Rupert Jones for permission to reproduce these educational resources.

  • Embedding treatment in addiction/mental healthcare units in Brazil

    • 09 Aug 2016
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Latin America (REGION)

    Project focused on the implementation of evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment within MHA units that did not run specialized treatment for smoking.

  • Expanding tobacco dependence treatment services in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    • 09 Aug 2016
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Eastern Mediterranean (REGION)

    KHCC Global Bridges Poster

  • Tobacco cessation training for oral health care professionals in Kenya

    • 09 Aug 2016
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Africa (REGION)

    Dr. Elizabeth Dimba, senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences, identified a need for more effective training in the provision of tobacco cessation counseling and worked with a multidisciplinary team to develop intensive three-day residential workshops.

  • Strengthening primary care provider treatment capacity in India

    • 09 Aug 2016
    • Poster (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    The Strengthening Tobacco Cessation Capacity of Primary Care Professionals (SCCoPE) project combines online and face-to-face training as well as a network and community of practice to strengthen primary care providers’ capacity to provide effective, evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment.

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