Resources

  • Training Curriculum Part 3

    • 19 Dec 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    In this webinar series, experts from around the world will share their perspectives and experience developing and using training curricula. In this video you will hear perspectives from Dongbo Fu of the World Health Organization.

  • Distance Learning Overview

    • 11 Dec 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    An overview of the Catalan Institute’s distance learning program (in Spanish) and a brief summary of its Global Bridges/Pfizer grant project.

  • Training Curriculum Part 2

    • 08 Dec 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    In this webinar series, experts from around the world will share their perspectives and experience developing and using training curricula. In this video you will hear perspectives from Wael Safwat, MD of the Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD).

  • Webinar: How you and your project can benefit from using the Global Bridges website

    • 18 Nov 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    The purpose of this webinar is to make sure all new grantees are familiar and comfortable with the Global Bridges website so that they can use it to their advantage and also share their progress and lessons learned with the broader community.

  • Training Curriculum Part 1

    • 17 Nov 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    In this webinar series, experts from around the world will share their perspectives and experience developing and using training curricula. In this video you will hear perspectives from Dr. Feras Hawari of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan and Dr. Gustavo Zabert of the University of Comahue, Argentina, who developed and used Global Bridges training curricula with thousands of learners in their regions.

  • Developing a Training Curriculum in Tobacco Dependence Treatment for Healthcare Professionals Expert Perspectives-Introduction

    • 17 Nov 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    In this webinar series, experts from around the world will share their perspectives and experience developing and using training curricula. In this video, Dr. Taylor Hays of Mayo Clinic and Chairman of Global Bridges, will introduce the series and share his expert perspective.  

  • Webinar: Nurses: A force for change- a vital resource for health

    • 16 May 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    A panel discussion in honor of International Nurses Day to discuss the important role of nurses in tobacco dependence treatment.

  • The SmokeFree Formula: A possible adjunct to treating tobacco dependence?

    • 18 Apr 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    Presented on 16 April, 2014, by Dr. Robert West.

  • Webinar: Waterpipe use from the Middle East to Western Countries

    • 28 Feb 2014
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    This presentation discussed the epidemiology, toxicology, and harms of waterpipes, as well as what further research is needed and the challenges in providing treatment for those interested in quitting. It was presented as a webinar by Dr. Feras Hawari for Global Bridges on 26 February, 2014.

  • Presentación virtual: Humo de segunda mano y riesgos cardiovasculares

    • 23 Sep 2013
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Secondhand Smoke (TOPIC)
    • Latin America (REGION)

    Los profesionales de la salud, incluso aquellos relacionados con la salud cardiovascular, son conscientes que el tabaco es uno de los principales factores de riesgo para muchas enfermedades, pero la mayoría de ellos no han sido entrenados para reconocer al consumo de tabaco como una adicción, no son conscientes de los mecanismos por los cuales el consumo de tabaco y la exposición al humo del tabaco causan daños cardiovasculares.  La mayoría de ellos tampoco han sido entrenados sobre cómo abordar al paciente fumador en su práctica clínica diaria y como usar los medicamentos para el tratamiento de la dependencia al tabaco.  Esta conferencia tiene la intención de informar  a los asistentes sobre todos estos temas y estimularlos a obtener más información sobre ellos.

  • Going mobile: the potential of mHealth for tobacco dependence treatment

    • 23 Apr 2013
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    This webinar focuses on domestic and international text-based smoking cessation interventions, such as NCI’s SmokefreeTXT, and the opportunity to scale these efforts.

  • Secondhand Smoke: The Science and Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

    • 28 Feb 2013
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    The science behind the harmful effects of tobacco smoke will be reviewed in detail, including results from Dr. Hiryama’s landmark study of female Japanese lung cancer patients who are non-smoking wives of smoking husbands, as well as the most recent study showing that smoke-free workplace laws are associated with a reduction in the incidence of acute myocardial infarctions.The presentation highlighted Big Tobacco’s decades long public relations and media campaigns to deceive the public and create doubt and controversy about the harmful effects of secondhand smoke. These data came from previously secret tobacco industry documents made public as a result of the Minnesota Tobacco Trial of 1998 and the Department of Justice case that resulted in the conviction of Big Tobacco for violating the U.S. racketeering laws.

  • Smoking Cessation: Our Knowing/Doing Gap

    • 20 Aug 2012
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)

    CME presentation for primary care physicians / Peds / OBgyns/ Any Healthcare Provider wanting to participate in tobacco prevention

  • WEBINAR: Women and Smoking — Ivana Croghan, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic

    • 11 Apr 2012
    • Webinar (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Women & Tobacco (TOPIC)

    Slide set and audio/video recording from “Women and Smoking,” a webinar held by Global Bridges on March 8, 2012, which featured Ivana Croghan, Ph.D., coordinator of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center’s Research Program.

  • WEBINAR: Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence – Richard D. Hurt, M.D., Mayo Clinic

    • 06 Apr 2012
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)

    Slide set and audio/video recording from “Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence,” a webinar held by Global Bridges on April 4, 2012, which featured Richard D. Hurt, M.D., founder and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center.