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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-357 [AMRO]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on the Economics of Tobacco Control

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka
 




Institution:
  Health Policy Center
  University of Illinois at Chicago
Address:
  1747 West Roosevelt, Room 558
  60608
  IL
Town:
  Chicago
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  1 312 413 2287
Fax:
  1 312 355 2801
Date of Designation:
  13/Apr/2010
Last Redesignation:
  13/Apr/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  02/May/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Provide technical support for research assessing the economic impact of smoke-free policies in selected PAHO countries 
  2. Provide technical support for evaluating the potential impact of tobacco tax increases in selected PAHO countries 
  3. In collaboration with WHO/TFI economists, conduct research assessing the extent of illicit trade globally, regionally, and in priority countries 
  4. In collaboration with WHO/TFI economists, analyze the potential impact of proposed EU guidelines for tobacco taxation 
  5. Work on WHO-NCI monograph on the economics of tobacco and tobacco control 
  6. Prepare a toolkit for the economic analysis of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey data 
  7. In collaboration with WHO/TFI economists, develop tax and price technical documents 
  8. Participate in dissemination and training workshops in selected countries,  
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Subjects:
  1. Tobacco 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.3 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease and death associated with tobacco use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to tackle or prevent the public health problems concerned; support also provided to the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control for implementation of the provisions of the Convention and development and implementation of protocols and guidelines
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  SANDOVAL-KROEGER Rosa
Phone:
  1-202-974-3938
Email:
  sandovar@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  YUREKLI Ayda Aysun
Phone:
  +41 22 79 12513
Email:
  yureklia@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork