Monthly Archives: March 2018

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IILA Tobacco Tax Proposals for FY 2018/19

By | 2018-03-28T16:00:31+00:00 March 14th, 2018|IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|

 TAX ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2018/2019  Action: REINTRODUCTION OF A FLAT EXCISE TAX RATE FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN KENYA (Effective Implementation of Article 6 of the WHOFCTC and Its Guidelines) Outcome: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH AND INCREASING­ GOVERNMENT REVENUE (A win-win policy action) PRESENTED TO THE NATIONAL TREASURY ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ THE PROBLEM AND RECOMMENDATIONS [...]

Press Release: Treasury Asked to simplify tobacco excise tax structure and increase the rate

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Treasury Asked to simplify tobacco excise tax structure and increase the rate to promote public health and raise government revenue For Immediate Release 28th February 2018   tobacco use is a major contributor to the growing burden of Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which  currently  contribute  50-70%  of  all  hospital  admissions,  half  of  inpatient  mortality and [...]

17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations

By | 2018-03-12T11:10:59+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Tobacco Control|

We, the participants of the WCTOH, meeting on the African continent for the first time, and delighted that for the first time the WCTOH has a woman as President emphasize that: The tobacco epidemic represents one of the biggest public health threats that the world has ever faced. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million [...]

IILA C.E.O statement during the press conference to launch the Tobacco Atlas (6th edition) during the WCTOH, Capetown, S.A

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

IILA C.E.O Statement Press Conference, 8th March, 2018 Launch of the Tobacco Atlas (6th edition) World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Capetown, South Africa.   Africa is at a crossroads: Tobacco prevalence is still low in many countries and the number of smokers (around 77 million) is also low compared to other regions. But tobacco [...]

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