The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) has launched a new online education platform, SRNT University. “SRNT-U” is a collection of organized, curated training, scientific articles, and tools and resources for people working in nicotine and tobacco research and related professions. Developed by more than 140 SRNT volunteers from 20 countries (including a […]
The International Conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention was hosted in Madrid June. Individuals and organizations came together to achieve one main objective: advance the role of science of tobacco control to improve smoking cessation, prevention and regulation of tobacco predicts in Europe.
We would like to know your views on this issue! Please take our short e-cigarette poll. Your responses will be anonymous. Recently, leaders in the tobacco control community gathered in Washington DC for the 2nd “US E-Cigarette Summit”. The one-day meeting attracted more than 200 participants from the US and beyond, including the tobacco industry as well […]
The Gaceta Sanitaria Journal published an article that evaluated the impact of an online smoking cessation training program in Latin American countries.
From November 1-4, researchers and graduates from the American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) presented their work at the 10th European Public Health Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Global Bridges team connected with Marija Zdraveska, M.D., MMsci, primary investigator of the Collaborative Development of a Continuing Education Program to Train Healthcare Providers on Tobacco Cessation Counseling in the Republic of Macedonia and president of the Macedonian Respiratory Society, to learn more about her team’s Global Bridges-funded project.
From 18-22 March, the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) held a training workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT). This workshop comes under KHCC’s program, which is the only program outside the USA that is internationally accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) to offer Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) certification.
عقد مكتب مكافحة السرطان في مركز الحسين للسرطان أول برنامج تدريبي لعلاج الإدمان على التبغ، في الفترة ما بين 18 و22 من شهر آذار 2018، والذي سيمكن المتدربين المستكملين لمتطلباته الحصول على شهادة معتمدة عالميا من “مجلس اعتماد تدريب علاج الادمان على التبغ CTTTP “تؤهلهم كأخصائيين لعلاج الادمان على التبغ (TTS). وقال الدكتور فراس هواري، […]
A descriptive evaluation of the Global Bridges grant funding program initiated in 2014 was published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health this week. The research article, Tobacco Dependence Treatment Grants: A Collaborative Approach to the Implementation of WHO Tobacco Control Initiatives, describes the first international funding program that has emphasized the role of treatment of tobacco dependence as an integral part of comprehensive tobacco control efforts and highlights the direct results of 19 projects in low- and middle-income countries across all World Health Organization regions.
Congratulations to Global Bridges grantee Constantine Vardavas, M.D., for receiving the American Cancer Society’s Luther L. Terry Young Pioneer Award!