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PDFIILA produces policy briefs that are topic or project specific. These are used for Public Education, Capacity Building and as material for advocacy as they provide succinct information to the reader for a quick understanding of issues. The following are the policy Briefs produced by us:

OPEN LETTER TO H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF KENYA, UHURU KENYATTA ON PROPOSED EXCISE RATES INCREASE IN THE FINANCIAL BILL, 2019

Dear Mr. President, WE, Civil Society actors working to advance public health objectives for the citizens of Kenya congratulate you for being awarded the Political Leadership Award for Universal Health Coverage from the African Union, [...]

MAKING TOBACCO TAXES WORK FOR KENYA: PROPOSALS FOR THE NATIONAL BUDGET 2019/2020

The current cigarette tax structure (two-tiers of Ksh. 2,630 per mille for cigarette with filters and Ksh. 1,893 per mille for plain cigarettes is problematic & does not align with public health objectives of reducing [...]

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: County News, Factsheets, IILA Publications, Policies, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|0 Comments

Meddling in Taxes? Uncovering Industry Interference in Tobacco Tax and price policies in Kenya

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death, disease and disability resulting in 7 million deaths yearly in the world with approximately 890,000 of these deaths occurring as result of exposure to second hand [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Categories: Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|0 Comments

Mental Health in Kenya from Whispers to Awareness

There are currently 81 psychiatrists for a population of 41.6 million Kenyans. Most of these are in private practice with around 25 psychiatrists located in the public sector and even then are concentrated within urban [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|Categories: Bills, Mental Health, Policy Briefs|0 Comments

Taxation of the Tobacco Industry in Kenya – A Case for Excise Duty

According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2014, the current smoking prevalence in Kenya is 15.1% among men and 0.8% among women with the national average of 7.8%. Daily cigarette smokers are 11.6% among men [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|0 Comments

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