Support meeting for GOLD Process 2021
The Global Network offered a support meeting for potential Gold Forum candidates and other interested parties to help prepare for the Gold Forum process. This interactive online event endeavoured to support understanding of the process and the requirements, with application tips and a Q&A session.
To help people learn more about the connection between tobacco use and COVID-19, the Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC), at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has developed a free online course on COVID-19 and Tobacco Use.
Responding to a request from the Victorian Coroner, VNSHS has worked with Eastern Health and other stakeholders to develop guidance information for managing nicotine dependence and withdrawal in emergency care settings.
The Global Network has announced key dates for the 2021 Gold Forum process. Most importantly, nominations for participation in Gold Forum 2021 must be provided to the Coordinating Centre by Wednesday 31st March 2021.
We all know that tobacco consumption is the single most preventable cause of death and disability in the world. It follows that the role of healthcare services is vital - for providing appropriate care to users of all tobacco products, for providing safe environments and for being a strong voice for action against tobacco.