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

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 [...]

Status of Ratification of the Illict Trade Protocol

May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

The National Assembly, in December 2018 unanimously agreed to the ratification, without any reservations, of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (also known as Illicit Trade Protocol- ITP) echoing the overwhelming support of the [...]

Blog Posts

511, 2019

Delayed Action on Government obligations in Tobacco Control costly to Public Health

November 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Kenya, as a Party to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) has obligations to implement the strategies and recommendations provided in the Framework in order to protect the public from the [...]

1405, 2019

Make Tobacco Tax Increase an Annual Habit Again

May 14th, 2019|0 Comments

As the budget process for the FY 2019/2020 is underway, it is important to pay attention to one critical item that has been neglected for the past couple of years. This is tax on tobacco [...]

1512, 2017

Nearly 40% of cancer deaths could be prevented by eight simple lifestyle changes and would stop 3.1 million from dying each year

December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Nearly 40 per cent of cancer deaths could be prevented with eight simple lifestyle changes, new research has concluded. Quitting smoking, eating healthier and boozing less would help stop the disease, which claims 8.2 million [...]

3005, 2017

Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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