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).
La Unitat de Control del Tabac (ICO) ha dissenyat i testat el qüestionari KABO. Aquest és un instrument vàlid en mesurar els “Coneixements, Actituds, Comportaments i elements Organitzatius” que influeixen en la implementació de les intervencions per deixar de fumar als centres sanitaris. El qüestionari KABO és una escala auto administrada que valora el nivell d’actuació […]
The 4th ICO-WHO Symposium on tobacco control “Bridging the Gap between Research and Policies in Tobacco Control” was held on 3rd December at the Catalan Institute of Oncology. This year edition had more registrations than previous editions showing a consolidation of this event.
El passat 19 de novembre va tenir lloc la XVI Trobada anual de la Xarxa Catalana d’Hospitals sense Fum (XCHsF) a la Fundació Althaia de Manresa, en la que vam poder comptar amb la participació d’una part dels hospitals que la conformen. Durant la jornada es va fer balanç de les accions realitzades des de […]
Our colleagues from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have an opening position as Head of Division “Cancer Prevention”. + info: https://jobs.dkfz.de/de/jobs/326/head-of-division-cancer-prevention
On 18th of October 2018, European Respiratory Society and the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention organised the final EUREST-PLUS workshop that took place at the European Parliament in Brussels. Horizon 2020 funded projects on lung diseases prevention were presented and their coordinators provided the insights into the best successes from these projects. The […]