You are here

Cancer centre releases Arabic guide for tobacco dependence treatment

By JT - Apr 14,2014 - Last updated at Apr 14,2014

AMMAN — The King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) on Monday released the first Arabic language comprehensive Jordanian Guideline for tobacco dependence treatment (TDT).

The guideline was prepared by the cancer control office at KHCC in collaboration with Ministry of Health and other health institutions, according to a KHCC statement.

The blueprint was drawn up in a three-day workshop held by the centre for healthcare workers from across the country on the harms of tobacco use and its association with non-communicable diseases, the statement said.

The KHCC held the event in accordance with its role as the Eastern Mediterranean regional host for Global Bridges, a healthcare alliance for TDT.

27 users have voted.


Get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day.