A new publication on E-health and smoking cessation
A new systematic review has been published with the tittle “Which eHealth interventions are most effective for smoking cessation? A systematic review”. The article by Huyen Phuc Do et al. appears on www. Dovepress.com/Patient Preference and Adherence on Oct 9th, 2018. The study synthesizes evidence of the effects and potential effect modifiers of different electronic health (eHealth) interventions to help people quit smoking.
The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The series is produced by the WHO Department of Information, Evidence and Research, of the Health Metrics and Measurement Cluster, in collaboration with all relevant WHO technical departments.
World health statistics 2018 focuses on the health and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets by bringing together data on a wide range of health-related SDG indicators. It also links to the three SDG-aligned strategic priorities of the WHO’s 13th General Programme of Work, 2019¬2023
Training materials for VCAPS1 (Part 1)
This is a few key materials on PACK strategy. VCAPS team is assessing the feasibility of applying PACK into the 2nd phase.
4 materials are included as below:
- PACK Global Adult (ver 2017)
Interesting articles on smoking cessation
Thomas D, Abramson MJ, Bonevski B, George J. System change interventions for smoking cessation.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Feb 10;2
Dao Thi Minh An, Naseeb Kibria, Nguyen Van Huy, Phan Thi Hai & Frances Stillman. Establishing smoke-free hospitals in Vietnam: A pilot project. An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice. Volume 10, 2015 - Issue sup1: Health system research in Vietnam: Generating policy-relevant knowledge
Policy documents on smoking control
VINACOSH developed this book with combination of various policies on smoking control in Vietnam, which included the ratification of the Plan for the Implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the law on Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harm, the National Strategy on smoking harm prevention to 2020, and other guiding decrees.