Tag - Joel GITALI

World No Tobacco Day 2022 awards – the winners

Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. This recognition takes the form of WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award and World No Tobacco Day Awards. WHO Director-General Special award Tobacco Free Portfolios, Australia President of Mexico Mr. Andrés Manuel López...

MoH rolls out national drive against growing nicotine addiction

In Summary •The tobacco industry says these products are less dangerous compared to cigarettes, which kill at least 9,000 Kenyans every year. •Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance chairperson Joel Gitali told the Star they asked the government to ban these products. However,it did not happen. Health officials have agreed on a nationwide campaign against the threat of new...