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King Hussein Cancer Center hosts internationally accredited tobacco dependence treatment-training workshop

By Global Bridges EMR

From 18-22 March, the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) held a training workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT). This workshop comes under KHCC’s program, which is the only program outside the USA that is internationally accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) to offer Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) certification.

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Lessons from the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification Program at Mayo Clinic

By Global Bridges

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 […]

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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 […]

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Training for medical students in Jordan on tobacco dependence treatment

By Rushd Al-Shama

Having a lot of passion for helping people quit the deadly habit of tobacco use, I decided I need to partake in the Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TDT) training organized by the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) for the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association (IFMSA-Jo) held in Amman from 22-23 July 2016. 51 students attended […]

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Connect, build and share ideas at the 2016 Global Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit

By Global Bridges

The Global Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit 2016 will take place May 23-24 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, bringing together world public health leaders, researchers, advocates and healthcare providers to advance culturally relevant treatment of tobacco dependence around the globe and discuss the impact of healthcare professional advocacy on tobacco control. This event, brought together […]

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Moroccan Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University and Tunisian Ministry of Health spearhead TDT training in North Africa

By Global Bridges EMR

By Rasha Bader King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) recently completed two workshops to build the capacity of tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) trainers in Morocco and Tunisia. The workshop in Fez, Morocco was conducted in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University. The workshop in Tunis was conducted in […]

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Update from the second Fruitful Project researchers meeting in Santa Cruz

By Cristina Martinez

On 19 and 20 April 2016, researchers from the Fruitful Project met in Santa Cruz (Bolivia) to evaluate results of a new online training program, “Brief Intervention for Smoking Cessation,” addressed to three Latin American countries. About 250 clinicians (mainly doctors and nurses) have enrolled in the course from three pioneering hospitals: The Oncology Institute […]

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