Resources

  • Website of tobacco cessation resources

    • 25 Dec 2014
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)
    • Southeast Asia (REGION)

    This website was developed for Project Quit Tobacco International, a 12 year NIH-funded tobacco cessation project which built capacity for cessation in India and Indonesia. The web site contains 15 educational modules for medical students, 14 videos modeling doctor patient communication skills for specific illnesses, a communications video for training practitioners to counsel patients; and detailed information on developing smoke free homes in communities. Materials are available in English, Bahasa, Malayalam and Kannada. There is also a link to QTI publications and many other resources for tobacco cessation.

  • Training Curriculum Part 4 – ATTUD Core Competencies

    • 24 Dec 2014
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    In this series, experts from around the world share their perspectives and experience developing and using training curricula. In this slideshow (with audio) you will hear from Christine Sheffer, PhD, Associate Medical Professor, City College of New York, and Training Issues Committee Chairperson, Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD).

  • 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.  

  • Quit Tobacco International

    • 16 Oct 2014
    • Training Material (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    Quit Tobacco International (QTI) is a multi-disciplinary tobacco cessation project working in India, Indonesia, and the U.S. Since 2003, QTI has been developing culturally sensitive approaches to tobacco cessation. The link to QTI is www.quittobaccointernational.org. Please register in order to access all of the materials, including the 15 module curriculum for medical students and the many videos which show doctor-patient interaction regarding cessation for specific illnesses. Registration is free and takes about one minute.If anyone wants to update any of these materials (particularly the curriculum), please contact us: United States – University of ArizonaDr. Mark Nichter PhD, MPH – nichtermark@gmail.comDr. Mimi Nichter PhD – mimi.nichter@gmail.comIndia – Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, IndiaK.R. Thankappan, MD, MPH – kavumpurathu@yahoo.comIndonesia – Gadjah Mada University, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, YogyakartaYayi Suryo Prabandari, PhD – pyayisuryo@yahoo.com

  • La Epidemia de Tabaquismo

    • 01 Oct 2014
    • Training Material (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)
    • Latin America (REGION)

    Un factor de la expansión global del tabaquismo

  • Global Bridges Grantee Forum

    • 27 Sep 2014
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    Slides from first regional grantee meeting describing project roles, grantee survey findings, work in development and next steps to support grantees

  • Presentation on Tobacco Control: District Gujranwala progress and achievements

    • 09 Sep 2014
    • Slideshow (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • About Tobacco Control (TOPIC)

    Presentation on Tobacco Control: District Gujranwala progress and achievements in Pakistan

  • Nurses: A force for change– webinar report

    • 03 Sep 2014
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    A report on the attendance, survey results, and discussions from the International Nurses’ Day panel discussion.

  • Canadian Centre For Addictions

    • 21 Aug 2014
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Nicotine Addiction (TOPIC)
    • US + Canada (REGION)

    The Canadian Centre For Addictions is an all-inclusive drug rehab program in Toronto for people suffering from alcohol and substance abuse issues. We provide a highly individualized, holistic approach to treatment where social, psychological, physical and spiritual needs are assessed and reviewed throughout the treatment process.

  • Johnson & Johnson Japan Smoking Survey Results

    • 02 Jun 2014
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)

    Johnson & Johnson Japan issued a press release on May 26 to announce the results of the 2014 version of their national public opinion survey of 8,000 indoor workers about smoking bans and second-hand smoke. This year’s version has three new questions not included in the 2012 version. 

  • 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.

  • Learning from the Experts: A Course for Healthcare Professionals

    • 03 Apr 2014
    • Training Material (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)

    “Learning from the Experts: A Course for Healthcare Professionals” is an online resource administered by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.This online training, accessible via the link http://hp.globaltobaccocontrol.org/online_training, is free and open to any healthcare professional who is interested in learning more about tobacco control. The course prepares participants to become an empowering voice and valuable resource in the fight against tobacco. Participants who complete the training will receive a certificate of completion from the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In addition, those who are eligible may apply to receive a maximum of 2.5 American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. All materials can be accessed in eight languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese).

  • Nicotine Cessation

    • 30 Mar 2014
    • Fact sheet (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Youth & Tobacco (TOPIC)
    • US + Canada (REGION)

    New Awakenings offers more forms of therapy than any other addiction treatment centre in Ontario. Some of these include art therapy, fitness therapy, anger management therapy, nicotine cessation therapy, narrative therapy, talk therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, and individual therapy.

  • 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.