Area:
Smoking Cessation

Training community health workers in rural Uganda to introduce stop smoking interventions in the context of a lung health awareness campaign

Organization:
International Primary Care Respiratory Group

The goal of the project is to train community health workers (CHWs) and health care workers in Masindi District in rural Uganda about lung health and to develop educational materials for them to use in raising awareness, intervening to stop tobacco use and promoting other actions to improve lung health in their local communities.    

Approval Date:
October 2014
Amount Awarded:
$100,000.00
Start Date:
11/10/2014
End Date:
07/31/2016
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Global Bridges 2014 Smoking Cessation
RFP ID:
2014SC1