Policy Briefs

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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:

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

Excise Duty Bill 2015 Information Brief

BACKGROUND The right to the highest attainable standard of health is enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya as well as other national policy documents such as Vision 2030; the blue print for Economic, Social [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: Notices, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|0 Comments

Increase Excise Tax Rates For Tobacco Products In Kenya

Governments have the potential to use tobacco taxes to manage consumption, raise revenue and promote public health. Of all tobacco-product taxes, excises are the most important for achieving the health objective of reduced tobacco consumption, [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Categories: IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|0 Comments

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