Emirates News Agency – Abu Dhabi Public Health highlights smoking cessation services in the emirate

ABU DHABI, October 13 / WAM / The Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health has organized a program
Virtual training on “Special criteria from the Department of Health to provide services”
Quit smoking in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi” in order to increase the number of caregivers
Health care who adhere to the best certified international standards that comply with
Department of Health – Abu Dhabi standards for smoking cessation services.

During the program, several facts were addressed, the most important of which is the possibility of increasing the provision of services
Quit smoking in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and the provision of cessation services may contribute to
Smoking in hospitals by providing the opportunity for service providers to help smokers
To quit smoking, as cases are linked to smoking-related diseases
An opportunity to encourage patients to apply for smoking cessation services as well
To provide smoking cessation services as a stand-alone quality assurance facility
And the safe requirements for the management and care of individuals registered in this service.

Dr. Bodour Al Shehhi, Head of the Chronic Diseases Department – Abu Dhabi Center, said:
Public Health There are currently only 14 licensed and operational clinics that provide cessation service
On smoking in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, pointing out that awareness is an essential and contributory element
In clarifying some of the well-established ideas of the smoker.

The Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health contributes significantly to achieving the global goal
To reduce tobacco use by providing appropriate support to increase the chances of quitting
About smoking for example follow a range of counseling mechanisms
For individuals and groups to help them quit smoking such as using the services
Toll-free phone to provide personal support to get rid of the scourge of smoking and expand
The service reaches out to teen smokers as well as other pregnant women
Use his social media accounts to educate the public at all
levels.

It is worth mentioning that all attendees received 3.5 hours of continuing medical education
Approved by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.

Wam / Hoda Ragab / Dina Omar

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