Health Policy Paper Series No. 2. Costs, health effects and cost-effectiveness of tobacco control strategies in the Republic of Moldova



This study evaluates tobacco control strategies from an economic viewpoint. Interest in tobacco effects and cost-effective tobacco control interventions are determined by the significant impact that tobacco use has on population health and the socioeconomic development of countries, both globally and nationally. The report analyses the cost–effectiveness of tobacco control interventions and provides recommendations regarding implementing measures directed at improving the public health of the Republic of Moldova. The results of the cost–effectiveness analysis regarding tobacco control interventions indicate that all interventions under the model are highly cost effective. The report provides reliable arguments for assisting political decisions in the field of tobacco control.