The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic and Demographic Studies (INSEED) of Republic of Togo signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between both institutions within the framework of the project titled “Integration of the ‘Tobacco Questions for Surveys (TQS)’ into the National Surveys in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States”. The MoA was signed on 06 January 2016 by H.E. Amb. Musa KULAKLIKAYA, Director General of SESRIC, and Mr. Kokou Yao N’GUISSAN, Director General of INSEED of Republic of Togo.
During the implementation period, INSEED will integrate the TQS into its FinScope Consumer Survey, to harmonize and standardize the monitoring of key tobacco control indicators for evidence-based policy making and promote sustainability through frequent collection of the tobacco use data.
For more information on TQS Integration Project, please visit: http://www.oicstatcom.org/tqs.php