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Sevak V. Lalayan

Yerevan, Armenia
2003 - 2004 IPF Fellow


Affiliation: Head of Research and Development Unit at the International Center for Human Development, Yerevan, Armenia.
e-mail: lalayan@policy.hu
website: http://www.policy.hu/lalayan/

Fellow projects

2003 - 2004: Recognizing threat and assuming responsibility: Tobacco control in Armenia.
 

Working groups: Tobacco Economics Research and Advocacy, Public Health Policy
Relevant countries: Armenia


2003 - 2004: Tobacco control measures in the context of extreme poverty
The objectives of the project are to estimate the effectiveness of tobacco control policy affecting poor segments of the population with particular focus on economic and administrative aspects of tobacco control; identify the optimal strategy in tobacco control for smoking reduction amongst poor while preventing the target group from negative economic impacts (job loss etc.); highlight more acceptable tools for tobacco control applicable for the target group; identify market shares for cheaper cigarettes and consumption trends amongst the poor population; and produce a policy paper for the State Committee for Poverty Reduction and the Tobacco Control Program of the Armenian Ministry of Health.

Working groups: Tobacco Economics Research and Advocacy, Public Health Policy
Relevant countries: Armenia


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