The project activities and achievements in three countries in 2016–2017

GreeceRepublic of MoldovaBangladesh
Training centres/beneficiariesHellenic Thoracic Society
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Institute of Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens
National Centre of Public Health
State University of Medicine
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
National Tobacco Control Cell
Non-communicable Disease Control Unit of Directorate General of Health Services
National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital
National Institute for Preventive & Social Medicine
 Train the Trainer for national
training network
30 future trainers30 future trainers30 future trainers
 Primary care providers trained on
brief tobacco interventions
183 primary care providers in four cities120 primary care providers in four districts120 primary care providers in two districts
 Respiratory patients received brief
tobacco interventions
 Patients followed upAll 1654 patients were followed up at 1 and 3 months756 out of 5000 patients were followed up at 1 month2520 out of 4000 patients were reached by phone for 1-month follow up
 Quit rate# among respiratory patients who received brief tobacco interventions613 (37.1%) quit in 1 month
361 (21.8%) quit in 3 months
240 (31.7%) quit in 1 month1220 (48.4%) quit in 1 month
  • #: 7-day point prevalence abstinence rate.