IILA in the News

/IILA in the News

Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blog, IILA in the News|

By Eunice Kilonzo, Daily Nation 30th May, 2017 The cheap cost of cigarettes in Kenya —sold as a single stick instead of by the pack as required by law — is keeping smokers on a habit that the world targets to reduce drastically, a new survey ahead of the World Tobacco Day, tomorrow, has shown. [...]

IILA Statement on the Judgement on Kenya’s Tobacco Control Regulations

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:22+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Blog, IILA in the News, Notices, Press release, Tobacco Control|

The  International Institute for Legislative Affair 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 advocate for pro- people policies and legislation. IILA was formed in 2004 and has worked on tobacco control for over 12 [...]

The troubles of smoke addiction in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:22+00:00 July 13th, 2016|IILA in the News, Tobacco Control|

Why do people smoke? It is a question that those who have never puffed a cigarette — and loathe the habit — may never get a satisfactory answer to. At least not an answer that can fully explain the benefits of permeating the human lungs with smoke from dried tobacco leaves. But for Owen, a [...]

We Need Mental Health Facilities to Deal With Terror Trauma

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 April 17th, 2015|IILA in the News, Mental Health, Notices, Public Health|

By Lynn Kabaka The April 2 Garissa University College attack has shaken Kenya to its core. It is not yet clear why 'normal' people would want to commit such barbaric acts against harmless students. The pain is still fresh in every Kenyan mind and across the globe, with numerous unanswered questions. Listening to relatives and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.