The Global Bridges team connected with Marija Zdraveska, M.D., MMsci, primary investigator of the Collaborative Development of a Continuing Education Program to Train Healthcare Providers on Tobacco Cessation Counseling in the Republic of Macedonia and president of the Macedonian Respiratory Society, to learn more about her team’s Global Bridges-funded project.
On May 31, the world came together in support of the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year’s focus was “Tobacco – a threat to development,” which highlighted tobacco’s negative environmental and economic impact in addition to its harm to health. Many organizations, including Global Bridges grantee groups, celebrated WNTD on social media. […]
Andrea Glahn, MA, of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP), recently participated in the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Education Program’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification, January 30 through February 3, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Andrea is the Project Officer for ENSP in the Global Bridges grant-funded project EuroPean Accredited Curriculum on Tobacco Treatment-2, which seeks […]
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 […]
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 […]
Global Bridges, based at Mayo Clinic, and the Japan Cancer Society are proud to announce a new collaborative partnership to build capacity for tobacco dependence treatment in Japan. In 2004, Japan became a party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which enabled Japan to implement comprehensive tobacco control measures. However, despite […]
Global Bridges and Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning and Change are pleased to announce $2 million in grant funding for 11 new projects focused on treating tobacco dependence in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region.
A booklet of posters from the 2016 Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit hosted at the Mayo Clinic in May is now available on the Global Bridges Resources page. It features work presented by Global Bridges and Smoking Cessation Leadership Center grantees. J. Taylor Hays, chair of Global Bridges and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, […]
In a recent post on the Global Bridges blog, the IPCRG shared its project goals for ongoing tobacco dependence treatment work in Uganda.
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.