|Eastern Europe Nurses' Centre of Excellence for Tobacco Control|
There are major disparities in overall health, in particular in the incidence of cancer, between Eastern European and other European countries. Despite overwhelming scientific evidence of the link between smoking and cancer, it remains common in Central and Eastern Europe. In particular, the prevalence of smoking among Czech nurses is approximately twice as high as the prevalence among women in the general Czech population.
The creation of the center was made possible through a grant from the BMS Foundation to the ISNCC.
Resources specific to each of the target countries of this project, including Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia are included on respective webpages. Access these resources by clicking on the respective buttons below.
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