Blog

New SRNT University Offers Certificate Program and Library Collection

By Katie Kemper

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 […]

Read more...

E-Cigarettes: Opinion Poll + US Summit Report

By Sarah Dick

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 […]

Read more...

Q&A: Global Bridges grantee discusses tobacco dependence treatment and advocacy efforts in Macedonia

By Global Bridges

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.

Read more...

King Hussein Cancer Center hosts internationally accredited tobacco dependence treatment-training workshop

By Global Bridges EMR

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.

Read more...

عقد مركز الحسين للسرطان أول برنامج تدريبي خارج الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية معتمد عالميا لعلاج الادمان على التبغ

By Global Bridges EMR

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، […]

Read more...

Global Bridges program evaluation published in Journal of Environmental and Public Health

By Global Bridges

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.

Read more...