Awarded Grants

GRANTEE

Youth Bridge Inc.

COUNTRY

Liberia

MISSION PILLAR

Health, Science, and Technology

PROJECT TITLE

Project 1: Practical solutions to end smoking in Liberia. Project 2: In-depth assessment of the culture of smoking in Liberia.

Project Summary

Project 1: Assess the attitude of smokers regarding switching from combustible cigarettes to reduced risk products; identify smoking cessation services in post-conflict Liberia; and detail mechanisms put in place by the government to regulate smoking cessation activities. Project 2: Identify factors leading to the high prevalence of smoking in Liberia, with attention to cultural, financial, and demographic determinants of switching; assess the impact of switching on health, behavior, and finances; and describe best practices for smoking cessation or switching to reduced risk products.

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