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.
Global Bridges Executive Team member Tom Glynn, PhD, shared a summary of his time at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s (SRNT) annual meeting March 8-11 in Florence, Italy.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH), the Global Bridges grantee, has recently published two abstracts in the European Journal of Public Health (2016 November) Volume 26, Supply 1, Pages 51 and 373. The abstracts are summarizing the results of the formative research conducted in the scope of the “Implementing FCTC […]
About 250 clinicians, mainly doctors and nurses, have enrolled in the Online Tobacco Cessation Training Program adapted to the reality of three hospitals in Latin America through the Fruitful Project: The Institute of Oncology in Bolivia East Hospital Cancer Dr. Bernardo del Valle in Guatemala The National Institute of Respiratory and Environment Diseases (INERAM) in […]
Rasha Bader, MBA, PMP, head of tobacco control at the Cancer Control Office at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan, discusses the expansion of tobacco dependence treatment services in the Eastern Mediterranean Region through sustainable evidence-based, in-country training hubs.
Cristina Martinez, PhD, RN, BA discusses research designed to disseminate and evaluate the adoption, implementation and maintenance of an evidence-based tobacco cessation training program geared toward healthcare professionals in three Spanish-speaking low and middle income countries in Latin America.
Research from the National Lung Screening Trial suggests that smoking cessation following lung screenings may increase when primary care providers offer counseling and arrange follow-up sessions for patients. The study examined the rate of delivery of the 5As (ask, advise, assess, assist, and arrange a follow-up) to 3,336 high-risk current or former smokers and its […]