Chief Editor

OLGA  BALAKIREVA,

PhD in Sociology,

Ukraine, Kiev city

Institute Economy and Forecasting National Science Academy of Ukraine

Department of Monitoring Research of the Social and Economic Process,

Head of Department

 

Field of expertise:
sociological and social-economic research, monitoring of public opinion, monitoring and evaluation of social policy, monitoring and evaluation of response on HIV/AIDS epidemic, monitoring and evaluation of social projects.
                                                                                             

Active participation in Cross-National Research Projects

         The ESPAD (European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs Use) working group, member, PI in Ukraine (1994  - present);

         The HBSC hk Hmhbnj HBSC (Health Behaviors o School-aged Children) WHO comparative Research Project, member, PI in Ukraine (2002 - present);

         The Comparative International Research Project European Values Survey, project director in Ukraine (1996 present); 

Collaboration within

UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNDP

         Expert of Ministry on Family, Youth and Sport;

         Expert of Ministry on Labour and Social Policy.

         Consultant on monitoring and valuation in HIV/AIDS for Ministry of Health

 

Behavioural monitoring survey in Ukraine (leader of the research team):

 Youth (2001, 2004),

 IDUs (2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011),

 FSWs (2001, 2004, 2006, 2007),

 MSM (2007).

 

UNICEF Project HIV prevention in most at-risk adolescents (MARA) in Ukraine and South-Eastern Europe (2007-present, leader of the national research team)

 

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