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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

What are the implications- Doctors are refusing to operate on smokers in some cases

Thomas Bauer - March 1, 2017
When I first read this news article (see attached), I thought this may be an isolated case. However a little research revealed several comments in social media discussing the reluctance or denial of ...
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CHWs global health care delivery Medical Ethics Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings tobacco Tobacco??? tobacco prevention and control Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Happy 2017 from YP!

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 19, 2017
As many of you noticed at the end of 2016, the YP-CDN Community was archived and members merged happily with the NCD community. We also launched a new online platform (ncdaction.org) which provides wa...
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Access to essential medicines Advocacy cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs chronic disease Chronic Respiratory Diseases collaborative research Conferences & Meetings developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines Human resources for health leadership NCD Networking noncommunicable disease non-communicable diseases Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention tobacco Young People
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

FLASH MOB IN NYC- Wednesday, May 6th 11:50am

Shana Narula - May 5, 2015
Hi Everyone, ASH is planning a Flash Mob in Times Square on Wednesday, May 6th at 11:50AM with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This will be done after the Philip Morris International shareholde...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Heart Disease lung Lung Disease prevention smoking smoking cessation tobacco Tobacco Control tobacco industry
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Free online educational modules to help patients stop smoking

Catherine Hartley - June 20, 2013
ecancer has produced e-learning modules to help train nurses in helping people to stop using tobacco. The modules were produced in partnership with the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care a...
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ecancer Education & Curricula free Nurses online education smoking cessation tobacco tobacco cessation
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Help ban smoking in Harvard housing - sign this petition

Kristin Huang - April 17, 2012
Please call for Harvard to ban smoking in its graduate student housing by signing this petition: http://tinyurl.com/HarvardSmokeFreeHousing Harvard allows smoking in the majority of its graduate st...
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cancer Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Risk Factors & Prevention smoking tobacco
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

New NCD film produced by WHO

Paul Garwood - May 3, 2011
Please find a new 6 minute film produced by WHO on the NCDs epidemic. The film was released 28 April during the global NCDs conference in Moscow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvwX1m4LR4w&feature=...
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alcohol cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings development Diabetes diet film heart lung NCDs physical risk Risk Factors & Prevention tobacco
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Tuberculosis Patients : A Guide for Low-Income Countries

Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Tuberculosis Patients : A Guide for Low-Income Countries Fischer-Mackey Julia 01_Frontmatter.indd Tobacco Cessation Interventio...
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Clinical Assistance Guidelines tobacco
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

A WHO / The Union Monograph on TB and Tobacco Control: Joining efforts to control two related global epidemics.

Julia Fischer-Mackey - April 22, 2010
A WHO / The Union Monograph on TB and Tobacco Control: Joining efforts to control two related global epidemics. Fischer-Mackey Julia untitled WHO Library Cataloguing-i...
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Publications & Research tobacco
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Incorporating Tobacco Cessation into TB services

Asaf Bitton - March 25, 2009
There is an emerging consensus around the evidence that tobacco use increases a person's risk of having a positive tuberculin skin test, developing active TB, and of dying from TB by a factor of 1.5-3...
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Community Health Workers dots General Resources smoking cessation tb tobacco Training