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Establishment of the Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies

The goal of this project is to develop capacity and infrastructure support for tobacco control efforts in the Eastern Mediterranean region, focusing on primary-care based smoking cessation intervention. See their website here.

Maziak,W.; Eissenberg, T.; Rastam, S.; Hammal, F.; Asfar, T.; Bachir, M.E.; Fouad, M.F.; Ward, K.D.; Beliefs and attitudes related to narghile (waterpipe) smoking among university students in Syria. Ann Epidemiol. 2004;14:646-654. Abstract

Maziak, W.; Eissenberg, T.; Klesges, R.C.; Keil, U.; Ward, K.D. Adapting smoking cessation interventions for developing countries: a model for the Middle East. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004;8(4):403-413. Abstract

Rastam, S.; Ward, K.D.; Eissenberg, T.; Maziak, W. Estimating the beginning of the waterpipe epidemic in Syria. BMC Public Health. 2004;4:32-36. Abstract

Maziak, W.; Ward, K.D.; Afifi Soweid, R.A.; Eissenberg, T.; Tobacco smoking using a waterpipe: a re-emerging strain in a global epidemic. Tob Control. 2004;13:327-33. Abstract

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