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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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[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 ( which provides wa...
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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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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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[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: Harvard allows smoking in the majority of its graduate st...
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[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.
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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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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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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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