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VIHIGA COUNTY SETS UP TC ENFORCEMENT TEAM

Vihiga County Sets Up Committees to Fight Tobacco Menace

Vihiga County becomes the third county to setup a Tobacco Control Enforcement Committee to fast track the county’s enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) 2007 and the anticipated Tobacco Control Regulations (TCRs) 2014. The county has put up a strong team representing the 5 sub counties within the county namely: Emuhaya, Sabatia, Hamisi, vihiga and Luanda. Each sub-county enforcement committee is to be headed by the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) in support of the sub-county’s head of Public Health Officers (PHO).

The constituents of the sub-county enforcement committee include:

  • Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) – Chair
  • Head of Sub-County Public Health Officers – Secretary
  • Deputy Director – Education
  • Head of Sub-County Enforcement
  • Sub County Administrator
  • Sub County Police Commanders (OCPD, DAPC and DCIO)
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