Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Proposed Bill Pushes for County mental hospitals

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:32+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Mental Health, Notices|

County governments will be required to build hospital for mentally ill patients, if a proposed Bill is passed. The Bill is sponsored by Laisamis Mp, Joseph Lekuton and seeks to compel all Counties to provide mental health care. Download Full Document in PDF

Call for Low Speeds around school

By | 2015-02-05T08:56:47+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Notices, Road Safety|

Imagine you have send your child to school in the morning only for her or him to never return following a road crash. Many school children have senselessly died on our Kenyan roads. The roads are too dangerous thus making children among the biggest casualty. This were the sentiments that elicited in a forum organized [...]

Enforcement of Tobacco Control Act 2007: Ground Monitoring Tool

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:33+00:00 January 26th, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control, Toolkits|

The Tobacco Control Act (TCA) 2007 was enacted into law on 8th October 2007 and came into force on 8th July 2008. More than a year since the law came into force, it’s important to monitor progress and impact of its implementation, identify challenges and recommend ways that the Government (and other stakeholders) can be [...]

Kenya Tobacco Situational Analysis

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Tobacco is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths globally. In 2002, Tobacco killed 4.9 million people, 50% coming from developing countries.This an average of one death every six seconds.It is estimated that, by the year 2020, the Tobacco death toll will reach 10 million with more with than 70% of this deaths in [...]

Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Following the signing and ratification of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in June 2004, Kenya enacted the Tobacco Control Act 2007 in October 2007. Article 6 of the FCTC on “Price and tax measures to reduce demand for tobacco products” requires parties to “adopt or maintain measures which may include implementing tax [...]

Mental Health Bill, 2013-Reviewed

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:33+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Bills, Mental Health, Public Health|

The Mental Health Bill, 2013 is a Bill for an ACT of Parliament to provide for the prevention of mental illnesses, care,  treatment and rehabilitation of persons with mental illness; to provide for the procedures for admission, treatment and general management of persons with mental illness; to provide for the establishment of the Mental Health Board [...]

Mental Health Policy-Second Draft

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Mental Health, Policies, Public Health|

The Mental Health Policy provides for a framework on interventions for securing mental health in Kenya. Mental health is a major determinant for the overall health and societal well being. The reality of mental illness and disorders across the country and the plight of persons suffering from mental illness cannot be ignored. The policy was [...]

KAPA Strategic Plan

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Alcohol Control, Public Health|

Strategic planning is a critical element for articulating a shared vision, and for building and sustaining partnerships that are necessary for Kenya National Alcohol Control and Policy Alliance (KAPA) to work on specific goals. The key to a strategic plan which is fit for purpose is to identify the needs that are shared by all [...]

The National Drug Control Authority Bill, 2011

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Alcohol Control, Bills, Public Health|

AN ACT of Parliament to establish an institutional framework for the control of drug and chemical substances abuse and for the formulation and implementation of policy thereto and for connected purposes. Download Full Document in PDF

National Alcohol Policy

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Alcohol Control, Policies, Public Health|

The National Alcohol Policy is intended to provide a framework through which interventions that address all aspects of the use and abuse of alcohol in the country in terms of production distribution, consumption and regulation can be addressed in a systematic and coordinated fashion. This document recognizes the fact that alcohol is harmful to some [...]

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