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Presented by Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) Network : Promoting Tobacco Cessation Through Evidence-Based Clinical Interventions and Global Awareness Campaigns

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET

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In commemoration of World No Tobacco Day 2019, please join the Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) Network Program webinar: Promoting Tobacco Cessation Through Evidence-Based Clinical Interventions and Global Awareness Campaigns, In this webinar you will learn how oral health faculty and clinicians incorporate tobacco dependence education in their work with students and patients. The webinar will also highlight global campaigns such as World No Tobacco Day, and how multi-sectorial stakeholders can engage and promote its multilingual messaging and communication strategies to raise awareness about the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use in diverse communities. The webinar will also provide information about available resources to support tobacco cessation promotion and education.

 

Presenters:

  • Joan Davis, RDH, PhD, Professor and Director of Research, Special Projects & Initiatives, A.T.  Still University-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health; and.
  • Dr. Francisco Armada, Advisor, Tobacco Control Program, Pan American Health Organization

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about an evidence-based resource for oral health faculty/educators and clinicians to incorporate tobacco prevention and education in their practices.
  • Identify available Spanish language communication materials and resources to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in Hispanic communities.

Target Audience:

Health providers, oral health educators, dental school faculty and students, hygienist students, nurses, community-based organizations, promotores de salud/community health workers, and other Hispanic- serving stakeholders working with local communities.

For more information, contact nuestrasvoces@healthyamericas.org. To join the Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) Network, visit the program’s website at www.nuestrasvoces.org.

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Date:
May 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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