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Video on SCCoPE project highlights progress in primary care training for tobacco dependence treatment

By Rajmohan Panda

Strengthening Cessation Capacity of Primary care Professionals (SCCoPE), a project facilitated by the Public Health Foundation of India, is a step towards strengthening the capacity of primary care providers in tobacco cessation through evidence-based tobacco cessation training model in India. In a short period of time, this Global Bridges-funded project has trained 537 primary care physicians […]

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Project SCCoPE discusses success, eyes potential to be a cessation “game changer”

By Rajmohan Panda

Since its inception, Project SCCoPE has been able to mark its presence felt in India, especially in the intervention states of Odisha and Rajasthan. It has received tremendous support from the state governments and the respective state level tobacco control cells. We have trained primary care physicians on tobacco cessation with an aim that cessation […]

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India project continues development of country-wide tobacco cessation network

By Rajmohan Panda

Project SCCoPE in India is turning out to be a potential “role model” for development of a country-wide tobacco cessation network. Global and national tobacco cessation will benefit from a partnership of program officers from government agencies, nonprofit companies and academia in India. This is the principle on which project SCCoPE operates. We are aptly positioned […]

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