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Project implemented for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids | 20-02-2013
Project Dates: February -December 2013

CEFIR will provide on-going technical assistance to the Tobacco-Free Kids (TFK) and its Russian partners as tobacco tax policy proposals are considered and adapted in Russia. This will include the following:

Project Activity:
  • Finalize the World Health Organization (WHO) tax report and distribute to working group attendees and others, in cooperation with the World Bank and TFK.

Monitoring Work:
  • Monitoring and provide periodic analytic report on tobacco tax and economics trends in Russia and Customs Union countries, for use by tobacco control partners (specific Terms of Reference to be developed with TFK and the World Bank).

  • Use any new data to update WHO report, if necessary.

Additional Ongoing Work:
  • Provide ongoing technical advice and research to tobacco control partners working on tobacco tax.

  • Provide ongoing technical support to WHO tax working group, including providing and presenting research at WHO/TFK- organized events.

  • Provide simple fact sheets and reports documenting above data analyses for use with policy makers as needed.

  • Present finding to the public and to policymakers, in coordination with TFK and other partners.
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