As Kenya marked the World No Tobacco Day, May 31st 2015, one thing stuck out like a sore thumb; and that is the fact that the country is yet to meet all the World Health Organisation recommendations on tobacco control. However, the government is intensifying its efforts to tighten the noose on tobacco business, and the effects are quite evident as shown by this graphic.

Sources: WHO, MOH, For the Kenya Statistics-Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance, Tobacco Atlas 5th Edition launched March, 2015

Photos: Nation Library

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