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.
How can smokers break the pattern of failure? Experts suggest that rather than relying on a big annual day like New Year’s, smokers can adopt a strategy of recommitting to their quit every week, giving them 52 chances a year to stay on track. Monday is an ideal “recommit day” because people are most open to healthy behavior, including quitting smoking.
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 […]
Preventing an epidemic increase in smoking prevalence is a major challenge for developing countries.
سري المعاني / IFMSA-Jo National Public Health Officer (NPO) مع انتشار التدخين و تزايد الأمراض والوفيات الناتجة عن أمراض مرتبطة بالتدخين والتعرض القسري له تم اعتباره تحديا رئيسيا للبلدان النامية. في الأردن، يعمل الاتحاد الدولي لجمعيات طلبة الطب – الأردن(IFMSA-jo) ، تحت مظلة لجنته المعنية بالصحة العامة (SCOPH) على التوعية بأضرار التدخين منذ سنوات عديده, […]
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 […]
On November 16, researchers Varduhi Hayrumyan and Zaruhi Grigoryan from the American University of Armenia (AUA) Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) within the Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) were invited to Armenian Public Radio’s morning program to speak about the importance of quitting smoking and to provide practical tips on smoking cessation.
The Cancer Control Office at King Hussein Cancer Center is conducting a Tobacco Dependence Treatment training workshop in Amman, Jordan during March 18-22, 2018. For more information about this program, please click here. To benefit from early bird fees, please make sure to register by December 30, 2017.