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Website of tobacco cessation resources

By globalbridges

This website was developed for Project Quit Tobacco International, a 12 year NIH-funded tobacco cessation project which built capacity for cessation in India and Indonesia. The web site contains 15 educational modules for medical students, 14 videos modeling doctor patient communication skills for specific illnesses, a communications video for training practitioners to counsel patients; and detailed information on developing smoke free homes in communities. Materials are available in English, Bahasa, Malayalam and Kannada. There is also a link to QTI publications and many other resources for tobacco cessation.

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Canadian Centre For Addictions

By globalbridges

The Canadian Centre For Addictions is an all-inclusive drug rehab program in Toronto for people suffering from alcohol and substance abuse issues. We provide a highly individualized, holistic approach to treatment where social, psychological, physical and spiritual needs are assessed and reviewed throughout the treatment process.

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Johnson & Johnson Japan Smoking Survey Results

By globalbridges

Johnson & Johnson Japan issued a press release on May 26 to announce the results of the 2014 version of their national public opinion survey of 8,000 indoor workers about smoking bans and second-hand smoke. This year’s version has three new questions not included in the 2012 version. 

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Becoming an Asthma Educator

By globalbridges

A full-day course which combines lectures, question-and-answer sessions, case discussions and hands-on demonstration to maximize understanding about effective asthma education for young children, school children, and adults. There will also be discussions about allergen exposure and tobacco smoke as they relate to asthma. Approved for Continuing Education Contact Hours for nurses, registered respiratory therapists, and pharmacists.

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Report- burden of tobacco related deaths in Argentina

By globalbridges

Pitarque et al in 2000 reported 40,000 death tobacco related the burden of in Argentina. This report confirms that figure and explore the burden of tobacco not only in terms of mortality and morbidity but in direct cost as well.

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