Advocacy & Communications 2018-03-16T16:03:13+00:00

Advocacy and Communications Programme

Viewed as the face of the Organisation and working closely with the Public Education & Capacity Building Programme, the Advocacy and Communications Programme handles the task of disseminating of information on the legislative process and output to the public, MPs and other stakeholders. This is done through a variety of activities including:

  • Talkshows on radio/television
  • Writing articles for newspapers and magazines
  • Publishing reports
  • Maintaining the website
  • Holding public forums and debates
  • Designing and distributing promotional materials
  • Public mobilisation like emailing, mass mailing, calling, and participating in demonstrations
  • Holding press conferences and disseminating press releases
  • Producing documentaries and media programs

Notices/Press Release

Press Statement in commemoration of the World Mental Health Day – Mental Health for All: Greater Investment, Greater Access

October 11th, 2020|0 Comments

10 October 2020 - In commemoration of the World Mental Health Day, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and the Civil Society Organizations working on mental health in Kenya welcome the opportunity to call [...]

IILA Annual Report – 2019

July 20th, 2020|0 Comments

In 2019, IILA made strides towards our mandate of engaging stakeholders in the policy and legislative process to facilitate the enactment and implementation of policies and legislation that have a positive impact on the lives [...]

Kenya Ratifies the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

May 6th, 2020|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: STATEMENT ON SUCCESSFUL RATIFICATION OF THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA. May 6, 2020 - IILA wishes to congratulate the Government of [...]

International Institute for Legislative Affairs to Advance Trans Fat Elimination in Kenya

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

November 7, 2019 (NAIROBI) — The International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) has been awarded a two-year LINKS grant to advocate for effective trans-fat regulations in Kenya. ILA joins the second round of grant awardees [...]

Blog Posts

710, 2020

Anticipated tax holiday for BAT nicotine pouches will be a huge setback for tobacco control interventions in Kenya

October 7th, 2020|0 Comments

About six months ago, the British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya announced plans to establish a plant in Kenya to manufacture their nicotine pouches LYFT for distribution within its African market. And just last week, it [...]

1409, 2020

Addressing NCDs in Kenya by Eliminating Key Risk Factors; Moving from Commitment to Action

September 14th, 2020|0 Comments

“It not just about diagnosis, but diagnosis will precede treatment and we can diagnose people and not get them on treatment which is a mistake, we can diagnose people and get too many people on [...]

807, 2020

Tackling Novel Tobacco and Nicotine-Based Products and Evolved Industry Tactics

July 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Among the various objectives in marking this year’s World No Tobacco Day, (May 31 2020), was equipping youth with knowledge on tobacco industry tactics employed to keep them hooked on tobacco through new products. This [...]

2005, 2020

Let’s be Sentries of the Effects of unhealthy foods on our Health

May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Proper nutrition and hydration (especially during the current COVID-19) crisis cannot be gainsaid. Those on a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems. This means one is at a reduced risk of [...]

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