TackSHS preliminary results presented at the ENSP-CNPT 2018 Conference

TackSHS preliminary results presented at the ENSP-CNPT 2018 Conference

3rd ENSP-CNPT International Conference on Tobacco Control 2018 took place in Madrid on 14-16thof June. TackSHS Partners held a brief project meeting during which main preliminary results and project progress were presented and discussed. Moreover, to the conference participants first project results were presented via five oral and three poster presentations. In particular, the following …

Event announcement: Horizon 2020 Funding for Tobacco Control

Event announcement: Horizon 2020 Funding for Tobacco Control

ERS and the ENSP are pleased to announce the final EUREST-PLUS workshop, which will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 12:00-14:45. The event will be hosted by MEP Gilles Pargneaux, and is called ‘H2020 Funding for Tobacco Control: Scaling up for the prevention of lung diseases in the EU’. If you would …

Interview: Dr. Ángel López Nicolás about reducing healthcare expenditures

Interview: Dr. Ángel López Nicolás about reducing healthcare expenditures

Dr Ángel López Nicolás, Professor of the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena and the Principal Investigator of the TackSHS WP10, recently gave an interview to La Verdadnewspaper. The researcher explained different aspects related to life styles and how health promotion could lower overall expenditures on healthcare. Dr Ángel López also highlighted the impact of the exposure …

TackSHS results presented at the 17th World Congress on Tobacco or Health

TackSHS results presented at the 17th World Congress on Tobacco or ...

17th World Congress on Tobacco or Health took place on March 7-9th 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. It united researchers, academics, non-governmental organisations, civil society, scientists, healthcare professionals and public officials working on all aspects of tobacco control from more than 100 countries. Four poster presentations were focused on TackSHS findings and were presented by …

TackSHS partners participate in 2 conferences in November 2017

TackSHS partners participate in 2 conferences in November 2017

On 16 November 2017, ENSP member SITAB (Società Italiana di Tabaccologia) organised its annual congress in Bologna, Italy. The TackSHS project was mentioned within the presentations. During that congress, 4 TackSHS members (including Silvano Gallus of IRFMN, Milan; Giuseppe Gorini of ISPO, Florence; Roberto Boffi of INT, Milan; and Francisco Rodriguez Lozano of ENSP) were …

TackSHS researchers speak at a Congress on lifestyle habits and prevention

TackSHS researchers speak at a Congress on lifestyle habits and prevention

The TackSHS project was visible, and its preliminary results were briefly shown, in a congress on lifestyle habits and prevention organized by the Section of Milan of the Italian Medical Association, the 14th of October in Milan.                                     …

TACKSHS ANNUAL CONSORTIUM MEETING 2017

TACKSHS ANNUAL CONSORTIUM MEETING 2017

The second Annual Consortium Meeting of TackSHS Project took place in Palma on 5th-6th of October 2017. At the end of the second year of a 4-year project, TackSHS researchers from eleven European institutions came together to discuss the overall project progress as well as to present some preliminary results of a few studies. Particularly, …

TackSHS researchers participate in the Annual Conference of the Spanish Epidemiology Society

TackSHS researchers participate in the Annual Conference of the Spanish Epidemiology ...

The XXXV Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Epidemiology Society and the XXXVII Meeting on Health Economics took place in Barcelona on September 6th-8th 2017 under the motto: “Science for Action”. TackSHS Researchers from Catalan Institute of Oncology, Public Health Agency of Barcelona and Polytechnic University of Cartagena participated in the conference and presented some TackSHS …

New study on the effectiveness of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation

New study on the effectiveness of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation

TackSHS partner and WP9 Principal Investigator Giuseppe Gorini from the Italian Cancer Research & Prevention Institute (ISPO) has recently co-authored a study exploring electronic cigarette use as an aid to smoking cessation and compared abstinence rates for different quitting methods in a representative sample of the Italian population. In the 2014–2015 PASSI survey, the ongoing Italian behavioural risk factor surveillance …

TackSHS results presented at the Italian Health Institute on World No Tobacco Day 2017

TackSHS results presented at the Italian Health Institute on World No ...

Every year, on the occasion of the WHO World No Tobacco Day, the Italian Health Institute (Istituto Superiore di Sanità) organizes a press conference in Rome with the aim of updating the Italian population on the monitoring of tobacco use and the adoption of tobacco control strategies in Italy. At the press conference held in May …