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.
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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!
Rochester, MN – Setenta y ocho por ciento de los 14.9 millones de fumadores de México desean dejar, de acuerdo con un Análisis de Situación Nacional, pero el tratamiento contra la dependencia del tabaco necesita una base más sólida para ayudarlos. Global Bridges se complace de felicitar al equipo de la Fundación Interamericana del Corazón […]
Seventy-eight percent of Mexico’s 14.9 million smokers want to quit, according to a National Situation Analysis, but tobacco dependence treatment needs a stronger foundation to help them. Global Bridges is thrilled to congratulate the Fundación Interamericana del Corazón México (FIC Mexico) team for receiving a Bloomberg Philanthropies Award for Global Tobacco Control at the 2018 World Conference on Tobacco or Health in recognition of their work to help make treatment more accessible.
Where will new hope come from for tobacco control in Japan – are the best solutions social, cultural, legal, political, local, national? A session at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) on March 8 will address that question and examine the urgent need for progress.
Global Bridges, Japan Cancer Society and Pfizer Global Medical Grants are pleased to announce $2 million in grant funding for 16 new projects focused on building capacity for tobacco dependence treatment in Japan. Japan has been a party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control since 2004, but tobacco use remains relatively […]
Global Bridges aims to highlight worldwide tobacco dependence treatment contributions and encourage others to take treatment seriously in policy and practice. During the past few months, we’ve connected with grantees and network members to request their response to one simple question: Why do you support Article 14 implementation? In this series, we’ll post responses from individuals […]
The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) is working with four countries in Eastern Europe – Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, FYR Macedonia and Romania – to increase capacity for treating tobacco dependence in primary care. The project will equip 1,000 primary healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to treat tobacco dependence confidently in their community, using […]
Four Global Bridges grantees participated in the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification program in September. They shared perspectives and photos from the experience in Rochester, Minnesota.