Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Experts debunk shisha myths

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|IILA in the News, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Experts debunk shisha myths BY ALLY JAMAH Updated Monday, March 2nd 2015 at 22:05 GMT +3 The alarming increase in shisha smoking in the country is being linked to popular myths, with many Kenyans believing it is less harmful than cigarettes or more "trendy" and "cool". The Ministry of Health, through the Tobacco Control Board (TCB), has revealed [...]

In sickness and in health, until death do us part: A man’s heartache at the loss of his wife

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|Blog, Mental Health, Notices, Public Health|

By STELLA CHERONO On February 25 this year, a man logged onto his Facebook account at 4:55am and posted a most heart-wrenching message. His wife had died just a few hours earlier, and in that trying moment he felt compelled to vent out the emotions coursing through his veins. “My wife, the late Janet Ciru [...]

Here’s To The People Who’ve Saved Lives Through Tobacco Law

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|IILA in the News, Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015 - 11:00 -- BY LYNN KABAKA  The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control marks it’s tenth anniversary since it entered into force on February 27, 2005. The FCTC is the first such treaty negotiated under the auspices of the WHO. It provides an evidence-based approach to public health. Its main objective [...]

Increase Excise Tax Rates For Tobacco Products In Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|

Governments have the potential to use tobacco taxes to manage consumption, raise revenue and promote public health. Of all tobacco-product taxes, excises are the most important for achieving the health objective of reduced tobacco consumption, since they are uniquely applied to tobacco products and raise the prices of these products relative to the prices of [...]

Summary of The Traffic Amendment Bill, 2014

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Bills, Factsheets, Road Safety|

Overview The Traffic (Amendment) Bill, 2014 focuses on four main issues; Introduction of 30 kph speed limits on roads close to schools Installation of speed calming measures on roads near schools Regulation of school transport Introduction of statutory penalties for exceeding speed limits Reduction of speed; Clause 1 of the Bill sets a speed limit [...]

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