E-Cigarettes: Opinion Poll + US Summit Report

By globalbridges

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 […]


Focus groups explore Fruitful students’ experiences

By Cristina Martinez

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 […]


Study shares data on primary care intervention boosting smoking cessation rates

By Global Bridges

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 […]