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Tobacco industry accused of ‘intimidation and interference’ in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:29+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Public Health, Tobacco Control|

By Rachel Rose Jackson Researchers suggest British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on power in the country: British American Tobacco (BAT). The tobacco giant still [...]

Women in Tobacco Farming

By | 2015-08-25T16:05:31+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control, Uncategorized|

International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) in collaboration with Public Health Institute (PHI) is conducting research dubbed "Women in Tobacco farming".  The ongoing research is focusing on health, equality, and empowerment of women involved in tobacco farming. The study targets the following counties: Migori and Kuria in South Nyanza and, Embu and Meru in Eastern [...]

ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN FOR THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF TOBACCO CONTROL POLICIES AND LEGISLATION IN KENYA

By | 2015-07-16T12:46:10+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

International institute for legislative in partnership with Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has embarked on a two-year project aimed at advocating for effective implementation of Tobacco policies and Legislations in Kenya. The project targets 5 counties in Kenya. The first reference group has been held with representatives from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Nairobi City [...]

THE ECONOMIC AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF TOBACCO TAXATION

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:29+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Tobacco Control|

Tobacco-related illness is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced. Tobacco use is a major preventable risk factor for most noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) including vascular disease, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. Approximately one person dies from a tobacco- related disease every 6 seconds, equivalent to almost 6 million people a [...]

Bleak future for tobacco farmers after firm quits

By | 2015-06-16T11:34:16+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Notices, Tobacco Control|

By ELISHA OTIENO More than 10,000 tobacco farmers in Kenya are staring a bleak future after a leading leaf buyer closed shop. In effect, the farmers, mainly from Migori County, have also lost Sh1.2 billion Alliance One Tobacco Kenya has been paying them annually. The company has stopped its operations in Kenya and is instead [...]

Kenya should step up efforts to reduce Illicit tobacco trade

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The World No Tobacco Day is here with us again. This is an event that is celebrated across the globe more so with the opponents of tobacco use. Tobacco is the only product known to kill, but is still legalized. This year theme dubbed “Stop illicit trade of tobacco products” demonstrates the urgency of mitigating [...]

Global Adult Survey (GATS), Kenya, 2014-Executive Summary

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is the global standard for systematically monitoring adult tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) and tracking key tobacco control indicators. GATS Kenya isa nationally representative household survey of non- institutionalized men and women aged 15 years and older. The survey was designed to produce internationally comparable data for the country [...]

Global youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS, 2013) Kenya: Factsheet

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Global youth survey is a nationally representative school-based survey of students in grade 13-15 years and is designed to produce cross-sectional estimates for each country. GYTS uses a standard questionnaire; sample design , and data collection protocol. It assist countries in fulfilling their obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to generate [...]

Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS, 2007) : Factsheet

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The Kenya GYTS includes data on prevalence of cigarette and other tobacco use as well as information on five determinants of tobacco use: access/availability and price, environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS), cessation, media and advertising, and school curriculum. These determinants are components Kenya could include in a comprehensive tobacco control program. The Kenya GYTS was [...]

Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS, 2001): FACTSHEET

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The Kenya Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) includes data on prevalence of cigarette and other tobacco use as well as information on five determinants of tobacco use: access/availability and price, environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS), cessation, media and advertising, and school curriculum. These determinants are components Kenya could include in a comprehensive tobacco control program. The [...]

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