Tobacco Free Standards Achieving Change In Healthcare Services: Sharing Evidence-Based Policies And Practices
The Global Network for Tobacco Free Healthcare Services congratulates and welcomes twelve (12) new and three (3) renewal members to the Global GOLD Forum.
This year's Global GOLD Forum Event will be held on Wednesday 6th of June 2018 in Bologna, Italy as part of the 26th International Conference of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services (HPH) Tobacco Free Pre-conference.
The Tobacco Free Pre-conference encompasses two exciting sessions:
PART 1 - GOLD Forum Event: New Ways for the future - Looking back and thinking ahead
This section of the pre-conference will feature the sharing of good practice and experiences on implementing quality tobacco management with healthcare services from the 15 Global Network member healthcare services who succeeded in the 2017 GOLD Forum Process. The successful 2018 GOLD Forum member healthcare services include:
Klinikum am Kurpark Baden (Austria)
Hospital Santa Ana de Motril (Granada) (Andalucía, Spain),
Hospital Universitario Reina Sofiía de Córdoba (Andalucía, Spain),
Hospital de Alta Resolución Sierra Norte (Sevilla) (Andalucía, Spain),
Hospital de Alta Resolución de Utrera (Sevilla) (Andalucía, Spain),
Hospital de Alta Resolución de Écija (Sevilla)(Andalucía, Spain),
ALTHAIA, Xarxa Assistencial de Manresa (Catalonia, Spain),
Benito Meni CASM Hospital (Catalonia, Spain),
University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas -USA),
Mennonite Christian Hospital (Taiwan),
Min-Sheng General Hospital (Taiwan),
National Taiwan University Hospital Yunlin Branch (Taiwan)
Taipei Medical University Hospital (Taiwan)
SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center (South Korea)
Salus clinic Lindow (Germany)
PART 2 -Collaborative workshop: 'Connecting national strategies with evidence-based practice'
The second part of the pre-conference will feature a collaborative workshop on 'connecting national strategies with evidence-based practice'with the Emilia-Romagna HPH Network.
The keynote speaker is the eminent author of the transtheoretical model of change - Dr. Carlo DiClemente (Professor of Psychology at University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Dr. DiClemente who will speak about connecting theory and practice in relation to addictive behaviours and tobacco cessation.