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The Economics of Tobacco Farming in Kenya – Report by IILA and ACS

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:22+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Agriculture, IILA Publications, Tobacco Control|

The report by the International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) and The American Cancer Society (ACS)  titled "The Economics of Tobacco Farming in Kenya, was officially launched yersterday (May 19th, 2016) at the Sarova Stanley Hotel, Nairobi. The launch brought together all major stakeholders in Tobacco Control in Kenya. Executive [...]

IILA 2015 Annual Report

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:26+00:00 April 8th, 2016|IILA Publications|

The year 2015 was a significant year for the International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA). Find out the full details by downloading the annual report We are proud of the successes that we have achieved this year and thank all those who have supported us in this journey, including partner government ministries and agencies, [...]

Public perception on Mental Health Infograph

By | 2015-11-10T09:30:10+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Factsheets, IILA Publications, Infographics, Mental Health|

An infographic on Public perception on mental health, level of awareness of individuals with mental illness amongst the general public and general public’s awareness of initiatives undertaken by the government to address mental health issues.

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

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:27+00:00 November 1st, 2015|IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|

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 and 0.6% among women (GATS, 2014). With a 7.8% smoking prevalence, 42.927 million people and 58.1% of the total population [...]

Tobacco Industry Interference in Kenya: Exposing the Tactics

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:28+00:00 October 1st, 2015|IILA Publications, Tobacco Control|

The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHOFCTC) in its preamble recognizes ‘…the need to be alert to any efforts of the tobacco industry to undermine or subvert tobacco control efforts and the need to be informed of the activities of the tobacco industry that have a negative impact on tobacco control efforts.’ [...]

Increase Excise Tax Rates For Tobacco Products In Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|IILA Publications, Policy Briefs, Tobacco Control|

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, since they are uniquely applied to tobacco products and raise the prices of these products relative to the prices of [...]

Policy Brief: Tobacco Taxes in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 February 18th, 2015|IILA Publications, Legislative Digest, Policy Briefs, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The most effective way to decrease tobacco use is to increase the price of tobacco products through tax increases. Higher tobacco prices encourage smokers to quit and prevent youth from starting to smoke. Download Full PDF

SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO CONTROL IN KENYA:REPORT OF THE FULL ANALYSIS

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 February 18th, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The justification to carry out the survey arose from the belief that the Tobacco Act 2007 is only observed in government buildings and some workplaces and that the ban is largely being flouted in entertainment spots including bars, hotels, restaurants, casinos, recreational facilities like local movie theatres within residential estates, and public transport in terms of drivers and [...]

Situational Analysis of Tobacco Control in Kenya:Report of the Baseline Assessment

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:32+00:00 February 18th, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Tobacco is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths globally. In 2002, tobacco killed 4.9 million people, 50% coming from developing countries. This is an average of one death every 6 seconds. It is estimated that by the year 2020, the tobacco death toll will reach 10 million with more than 70% of these deaths in developing countries (Mckay [...]

Turning off the ‘TAPS’: Strategies to Control tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in Kenya

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:32+00:00 February 18th, 2015|IILA Publications, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

Advertising is the attempt by owners of goods and services to persuade current and potential consumers to continue or start purchasing. The intention of advertisers is, therefore, to portray products in ways that will maximize their desirability to potential consumers. Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship is one of the key marketing strategies that Companies employ in order to increase consumer [...]

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