Area:
Smoking Cessation

Strengthening Cessation capacity in the National Tobacco Control Programme of India

Organization:
Public Health Foundation of India

Goal: To strengthen the tobacco cessation component of India’s ‘National Tobacco Control Programme’ (NTCP) by building capacity of physicians working in primary and secondary health care for providing evidence-based tobacco cessation interventions

Objectives: To design and evaluate a training program to assist physicians in primary and secondary health care to deliver an evidence-based brief tobacco cessation intervention in health care settings in selected districts of Odisha and Rajasthan; Create a resource network and training model for cessation that can be advocated for scaling at pan-India level; To build the capacity of NTCP state officials to advocate for the provision of evidence-based tobacco cessation interventions at state and district level

 

Full ProposalInterim ReportsFinal Report
Approval Date:
August 2014
Amount Awarded:
$199,995.00
Start Date:
10/01/2014
End Date:
09/30/2017
Status:
In Progress
RFP:
Global Bridges 2014 Smoking Cessation
RFP ID:
2014SC1