Advocacy & Communications 2018-03-16T16:03:13+00:00

Advocacy and Communications Programme

Viewed as the face of the Organisation and working closely with the Public Education & Capacity Building Programme, the Advocacy and Communications Programme handles the task of disseminating of information on the legislative process and output to the public, MPs and other stakeholders. This is done through a variety of activities including:

  • Talkshows on radio/television
  • Writing articles for newspapers and magazines
  • Publishing reports
  • Maintaining the website
  • Holding public forums and debates
  • Designing and distributing promotional materials
  • Public mobilisation like emailing, mass mailing, calling, and participating in demonstrations
  • Holding press conferences and disseminating press releases
  • Producing documentaries and media programs

Notices/Press Release

Kenya Ratifies the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

May 6th, 2020|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: STATEMENT ON SUCCESSFUL RATIFICATION OF THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA. May 6, 2020 - IILA wishes to congratulate the Government of [...]

International Institute for Legislative Affairs to Advance Trans Fat Elimination in Kenya

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

November 7, 2019 (NAIROBI) — The International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) has been awarded a two-year LINKS grant to advocate for effective trans-fat regulations in Kenya. ILA joins the second round of grant awardees [...]

TOBACCO CONTROL ADVOCATES STAND ON INCREASED CANCER BURDEN IN KENYA, B.A.T.’s NEW PRODUCTS AND W.H.O LATEST REPORT ON GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC (2019)

July 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Last week on Thursday, the National Cancer Institute of Kenya (NCI-K), based at the Ministry of Health, released a report showing the growing cancer burden in Kenya. NCI Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr Alfred Karagu, [...]

NEW TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS WELCOME AND TIMELY

June 14th, 2019|0 Comments

NAIROBI, June 15, 2019 - Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, increased excise duty for alcohol and cigarettes by 15% in new government tax measures. The excise duty on a packet of 20 cigarettes will increase [...]

Blog Posts

807, 2020

Tackling Novel Tobacco and Nicotine-Based Products and Evolved Industry Tactics

July 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Among the various objectives in marking this year’s World No Tobacco Day, (May 31 2020), was equipping youth with knowledge on tobacco industry tactics employed to keep them hooked on tobacco through new products. This [...]

2005, 2020

Let’s be Sentries of the Effects of unhealthy foods on our Health

May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Proper nutrition and hydration (especially during the current COVID-19) crisis cannot be gainsaid. Those on a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems. This means one is at a reduced risk of [...]

1404, 2020

Elimination of Trans fats through Effective Regulation

April 14th, 2020|0 Comments

World Health Organization reports that Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) contribute to about 71% of global deaths annually. It also reports that cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) account for most of these deaths; about 17.9 million deaths annually with [...]

1404, 2020

Mental Health is of Supreme Importance During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 14th, 2020|0 Comments

    ‘There is no health without mental health’- Dr. Brock Chisholm, 1st Director-General, World Health Organization Without mental health there can be no true physical health, this ideology as fronted by Dr. Brock Chisholm set the [...]

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