Smoking/Tobacco

Increasing Quit Attempts Through the Strategic Use of Local Media

Contents

I Introduction
II How to Strategically Use the Media to Increase Quit Attempts
III Effective Use of Local Media Channels
IV Message Framing – Avoid Unintended Consequences
V Opportunities for Public Health
VI Conclusion
VII References

--Submitted by Jason Chapman, Senior Health Promotion Specialist, Media and Communications, PTCC

I Introduction

Smoke-Free Ontario Act – ten years and beyond

--submitted by Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF), Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco (OCAT)

Ontario just had an anniversary worth celebrating. On Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – World No-Tobacco Day – the Smoke-Free Ontario Act hit the ten-year mark. This life-saving milestone presents a perfect opportunity to reflect on our past successes, take stock of where we are today, and plan for our tobacco-free future.

What have we accomplished?

Smoking Cessation in Ontario: Increasing Cessation Rates by Increasing Quit Attempts

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoking Cessation in Ontario
III A Population-based Model for Smoking Cessation
IV Opportunities to Increase Quit Attempts in Ontario
V Conclusion
VI References

-- Submitted by Steven Savvaidis, Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)

I Introduction

Examining the Influence of the Program Training and Consultation Centre’s communities of practice on members and their tobacco control practice

Contents

I Introduction
II Key Findings
III Discussion and Concluding Statement
IV Resources
V References

--Submitted by Irene Lambraki, Kalpita Gaitonde and Karen Pieters

I Introduction

Developing smoke-free hospitals in Ontario: A Documentation of Practice (DoP) study

Contents

I Introduction
II The Project and Methods
III Results
IV Conclusions
V References
VI Resources

Submitted by Laura McCammon Tripp and Irene Lambraki, Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo, and Steven Savvaidis, The Program Training and Consultation Centre

Smoke-Free Patios: A Priority for Public Health Action

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoke-Free Patios and Comprehensive Tobacco Control
III Smoke-Free Patios in Ontario
IV The Role of Public Health
V Conclusion
VI Additional Resources

--submitted by Nancy Bradshaw and Saeeda Irfan, Health Promotion Specialists, Program Training and Consultation Centre

I Introduction

Smoke-free Multi-Unit Dwellings--A Priority for Public Health Action

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoke-free Homes and Comprehensive Tobacco Control
III Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing in Ontario
IV The Role of Local Public Health Departments
V Leadership Examples
VI Conclusion
VII Additional Resources
VII References

TEACH University-accredited Certificate Program

Toronto, Ontario
November 19-23, 2012

Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health (TEACH)

November 19-23, 2012 in Toronto
Online Applications Open: September 4th through September 21 2012

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Warning: The Tobacco Industry is Not Your Friend [1]

Contents

I Background
II The Tobacco Industry as Disease Vector
III The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and Article 5.3 Guidelines
IV Theme of World No Tobacco Day 2012 Is Tobacco Industry Interference
V Evidence of Tobacco Industry Interference in Canada and Violations of Article 5.3 Guidelines
VI Conclusions and Recommendations
VII References
VIII Key Resources for Further Investigation

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