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Tobacco Harm Reduction: Why not eliminate?

By | 2020-04-09T13:46:57+00:00 April 9th, 2020|Blog, Tobacco Control|

Tobacco use remains the greatest preventable cause of death globally killing up to half of all its users. It is known for being the leading risk factor for most non-communicable diseases including heart disease and cancer. There are over 7000 chemicals present in tobacco smoke and among these, at least 250 are known to be [...]

AFRICA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE VACANCY: PROJECT OFFICER

By | 2020-03-06T14:35:00+00:00 March 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates who wish to be considered for the post of Project Officer. The selected candidate will primarily work on a project which aims at establishing a regional communication and media hub and leading tobacco industry discrediting campaigns to build support to advance implementation [...]

TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING CONSULTANCY

By | 2020-02-25T13:53:15+00:00 February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Scope of Assignment The main objective of this consultancy is to develop a new strategic framework for IILA that takes into account the current internal and external operating environment in order to enhance IILA’s effectiveness and sustainability in the area of policy and legislative advocacy in Kenya. At the end of this consultancy, we expect [...]

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING CONSULTANCY

By | 2020-02-25T14:56:16+00:00 February 25th, 2020|Careers|

The goal of the consultancy is to develop a revised strategic framework for IILA that takes into account the current internal and external operating environment in order to enhance IILA’s effectiveness and sustainability in the area of policy and legislative advocacy in Kenya. The consultant will review and where necessary propose for update on the [...]

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 [...]

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