Area:
Smoking Cessation

Capacity building of primary care physicians for treatment of tobacco dependence in Bangladesh

Organization:
National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute

Goal: To develop effective tobacco cessation service by health care professionals to reduce the overall tobacco related disease burden in Bangladesh

Objectives: Formation of core group health professionals with expertise for treatment of tobacco dependence; To impart training on treatment of tobacco dependence to  physicians  of Bangladesh; To establish model tobacco cessation clinics in selected  hospitals in divisional cities of Bangladesh.

Approval Date:
August 2014
Amount Awarded:
$95,133.00
Start Date:
09/01/2014
End Date:
10/31/2016
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Global Bridges 2014 Smoking Cessation
RFP ID:
2014SC1