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The 13th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health

Building capacity for a tobacco-free world

July 12-15, 2006, Washington, DC, USA

Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 12:00 PM

Tobacco Product Cessation Strategy-Experience from Bh

Melida M. Hasanagic, Mph1, Geofrrey P. Hodgetts, PhD2, Bajro S. Saric1, Adis P. Pasalic1, and Adnan M. Mirojevic1. (1) Family Medicine, Family medicine Clinic Vrapcici Mostar, Vrapcici bb, Vrapcici bb, Vrapcici, 88113, Bosnia, (2) Family Medicine, Queen s University, Queen s University Kingston Canada, Sarajevo,Skenderija 16, Sarajevo, 71000, Bosnia

Objective: To articulate the proceedure of assesing the quit smoking strategy from experience of exsmokers in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Methods: Professional Survey instrument from World Health Organisation about smoking habits and attitudes modified for Boania area with addiction of questions about morbidity status and demographic data.Prospective study will be conducted in Dezember 2005 in two Family medicine Clinics on patients who declare as exsmokers.


Will be interested and can provide comprehensive key for smoking cessation strategy in Bosnia and Herzegovina