SESRIC and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) of Arab Republic of Egypt 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 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States”. The MoA was signed on 14 April 2015.

During the implementation period, CAPMAS integrated the TQS into its Labour Force 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.

In 2016, the CAPMAS of Egypt completed the TQS integration project and produced the output tables on TQS, which could be accessed through: