CHRE has delivered on a range of end-to-end healthcare projects, including problem identification, stakeholder mapping, data collection and analysis, and recommending innovative and practical solutions.
Our range of research projects with partners and collaborators across the world have a common theme: using robust methods to come to practical scalable solutions. e.g. our multi-stage research in the UK has systematically identified the bottlenecks in achieving a Smoke-free UK, and is enabling us to propose targeted interventions that can make a difference on the ground.
Stubbing out Smoking in the UKWe were recently awarded the prestigious award for the best paper at the UK BHBIA conference, May 13, 2021 Read Article
COVID-19: Risk of increase in smoking rates among England’s 6 million smokers and relapse among England’s 11 million ex-smokersBJGPOpen, April 8, 2020 Read Article
At CHRE, we believe that innovative solutions- from the fields of Behavioural Economics to Artificial Intelligence, have a key role to play in enhancing the likelihood of success in preventing cancers.
It is well established that the current available smoking cessation tools and services on the market achieve sub-optimal success rates. Our deep global insights into consumers and their healthcare influencers’ behaviours allow us to think outside the box when it comes to proposing interventions. These innovations straddle diverse areas such as edge computing to nicotine replacement product development.
Quitting tobacco in India: The Yin-Yang of Nicotine affordabilityEconomic Times; Healthworld.com, May 31, 2020 Read Article
Artificial intelligence based tools for early oral cancer screeningCHRE is working with India’s health technology partners to bring innovative solutions in global cancer prevention., February 1, 2021 Read Article
Innovative nicotine replacement productsCHRE continues to show thought leadership in tobacco cessation. Recently, CHRE co-authored an article with Dr Karl Fagerstrom on an emerging product category in nicotine replacement: Nicotine pouches- a research and regulatory policy agenda to maximise public health benefits and minimise harms. Pre-print published on Qeios.com, April 21, 2021 Read Article
At CHRE, we pride ourselves in understanding the knowledge gaps in converting policies into practice, and providing interventions that can address those unmet needs in healthcare delivery.
Covid-19 has surely been challenging for all, and though we have now hopefully crossed the peak, we will be seeing its implications for many months to come. Not just due to the physical illness itself, but also due to its effects on society’s mental health and resultant increased addictions.
Healthcare professionals will continue to consult significant proportion of patients remotely for many more months or years to come. We are aware how busy healthcare professionals are and we also know that it is important to support smokers stay away from cigarettes for better longer term health outcomes.
Quit During Covid-19We made an infographic to be a handy tool for busy clinicians: ‘Help your patients Quit During Covid’. It is an aide memoire for clinicians to use while directly prescribing smoking cessation aids and supporting patients quit smoking, July 10, 2020 Read Article
Quit During Covid-19- a support tool for clinicians to give their smoker patients
Self help tool for smokers to quit smoking & ex-smokers to prevent a relapse back to smoking.
Helping your patients 'Quit During Covid-19'
Aide memoire for busy clinicians