Venue: Institute of Economic Sciences, Belgrade
The Kick off meeting was held on February 26th in Belgrade. Two team members of each national project teams participated in this meeting, beside representatives from UIC and Institute of Economic Sciences.
Ms Vulović, representative from UIC, presented information about project “Accelerating Progress on Tobacco Taxes in LMIC's” and Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use. Also, she presented core team of Tobacconomics research group at the UIC and Collaborators in realization of project. Main topics of discussion were: Economic costs of tobacco use, Impact of tobacco taxes on tobacco use, Myths and facts on socio-economic impacts of tobacco control, Cost-effectiveness of tobacco control measures.