Second webinar of the Tobacco Control Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology, WHO Collaborating Centre that took place on June 4, 2020. CONCLUSIONS The first speaker, Armando Peruga, MD, epidemiologist, researcher at the Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge and Professor at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile, spoke to us about “the tobacco industry’s […]
Researchers from Tobacco Control Unit Team joined other tobacco control and public health scientists and advocates from across Europe and beyond in the 8th European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) which was held in Berlin, from 19 to 22 February 2020. Our team contributed one oral communication by Ariadna Feliu “Factors associated with receipt […]
The 2nd JATC Interim Meeting took place on February 4-5th, 2020 in Brussels, joined by the members of the Ingredients Subgroup of the Expert Group in Tobacco Control. More than 70 European partners participating in the EU funded project, Joint Action on Tobacco Control, met for the third time after the project’s kick-off, in October […]
We are glad to announce the next Tobacco Control Seminars, organized by the Tobacco Control Unit/ WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco Control. These Seminars are aimed at introducing challenging topics and on-going research on tobacco control by national and international experts in a friendly environment. They are open to professionals and students in the wide field […]
Del 20 al 22 de novembre del 2019 es va celebrar el “XXIII Encuentro Internacional de Investigación en Cuidados” a la ciutat de Barcelona organitzat per Investen. Un total de 500 assistents van presentar fins a 450 treballs científics vinculats a la recerca en infermeria.
On October 23rd, the General Assembly of the Global Network for Tobacco Free Healthcare Services (GNTH) was held, which included 25 representatives from 19 members of this Network. As a representative of the Catalan Network of Smoke-Free Hospitals, Laura Antón, psychologist at the Tobacco Control Unit (ICO) and technical coordinator of the Catalan Network of […]
One of the Tobacco Control Unit members, Bela, has started her 3-months research stay in The Union South-East Asia (USEA) Region office in New Delhi, India since the beginning of this month. Under the mentorship of Dr. Rana J Singh, her stay aims to understand the current status of e-cigarette regulation and context in South-East […]
On the 11th and 12th of November 2019, 20 academics and researchers from 7 EU Universities together with members of the Tobacco Control Unit at the Catalan Institute of Oncology (coordinator) held the kick-off meeting of the INSTrUCT project funded by ERASMUS + in Barcelona. INSTrUCT is an educational and research project aimed at developing […]
One of our Tobacco Control Unit team, Beladenta Amalia, participated in The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Hyderabad, India which was held from 30th Oct until 2nd Nov 2019. The Conference offered a cutting-edge scientific showcase and community programme in the field of of tuberculosis, tobacco control, and other lung-related issues to […]
Indonesia, the second-largest cigarette market in the world, has yet to put in place policies to prevent youths from taking up vaping amidst the public outcry over the “epidemic” of teen vaping and the surge of vaping-related illness in the United States. Moreover, the sale of e-cigarettes in Indonesia might increase the number of young […]
March 18th, 2019 (15:30 h. – 16:30 h.) | L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. Spain Hannah Walsh is a mental health nurse and a PhD student, currently studying at King’s College London, UK. Her topic focuses on the co-use of tobacco and cannabis, and she is developing evidence to support an intervention which could target co-use amongst […]
El dijous 6 de juny tindrà lloc la I Jornada d’Infermeria en Tabaquisme “On estem i cap a on anem?”, a l’Espai Pujades (C/ Pujades, 350, Barcelona).