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WHO Global Report on trends in Prevalence of Tobacco use 2000-2025, 3rd Edition

By | 2020-01-13T14:32:57+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Tobacco Control|

WHO published the first edition of this report in 2015, and the second edition in 2018. This is the third edition in the series. Previous editions focused on tobacco smoking rates rather than all tobacco use rates, because the volume of data about smoking was high enough to allow global analyses. In contrast, data on [...]

TAX ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2020/ 2021 – IILA RECOMMENDATIONS

By | 2019-12-03T11:25:27+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|IILA Publications|

The Problem  The burden of Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is rising in Kenya, currently accounting for more than 50% of total hospital admissions and over 55% of hospital deaths. Tobacco, alcohol, and sugar sweetened beverages consumption accounts for a large and growing share of premature death and disease, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Without [...]

9 WAYS THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY UNDERMINES HEALTH POLICY

By | 2020-01-13T14:39:17+00:00 November 29th, 2019|Tobacco Control|

The tobacco industry has a problem. It faces the threats of diminishing sales of conventional cigarettes and declining influence as its role as a leading killer becomes more apparent around the world. Tobacco will kill 1 billion smokers in the 21st century unless immediate and robust action is taken now. These threats have motivated tobacco [...]

JOB TITLE: PROGRAMME OFFICER- POLICY DEVELOPMENT

By | 2020-02-03T15:15:31+00:00 November 28th, 2019|Careers|

  *APPLICATION CLOSED*   JOB TITLE: PROGRAMME OFFICER- POLICY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT: PROGRAMMES REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ABOUT IILA The International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) is a not- for- profit organization that works closely with Policy making institutions, Government Departments, Members of Parliament and other stakeholders in the legislative process to draft and [...]

SUPREME COURT UPHOLDING OF TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS IN KENYA

By | 2019-11-27T08:45:53+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release SUPREME COURT UPHOLDING OF TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS IN KENYA Statement of Leonce SESSOU, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Lome, November 26, 2019 Today, the tobacco control community celebrates another resounding success as the Supreme Court of Kenya ruled to uphold the country’s Tobacco Control Regulations. The Regulations which mandate pictorial [...]

IILA Annual Report 2016

By | 2019-11-25T11:02:02+00:00 November 25th, 2019|IILA Publications|

IILA has made significant strides that will have an impact on the country and the region. Under tobacco control for instance, we developed a comprehensive County Model Law on Tobacco Control, which localized best practices contained in both the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and the Kenya Tobacco Control Act (2007). This model law [...]

IILA Strategic Plan, 2016-2020

By | 2019-11-25T10:41:58+00:00 November 25th, 2019|IILA Publications|

This strategic plan marks a significant milestone for the International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA). In 2014, we celebrated 10 years of working closely with Policy making institutions, Government departments, Members of Parliament and other stakeholders in the legislative process to draft and advocate for pro- people policies and legislation in Kenya. This strategic plan [...]

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

By | 2019-11-08T13:43:00+00:00 November 8th, 2019|Press release, Public Health|

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 from LINKS, an online community and resource-sharing platform that connects people working to improve cardiovascular health around the world. LINKS [...]

Delayed Action on Government obligations in Tobacco Control costly to Public Health

By | 2019-11-05T15:08:29+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Blog|

Kenya, as a Party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) has obligations to implement the strategies and recommendations provided in the Framework in order to protect the public from the devastating health, environmental and social-economic effects of tobacco production and consumption. As such, Kenya domesticated the FCTC through enactment of [...]

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