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Information Resources on Reproductive Health
Posted in Resources, RH by Patricia Odero on January 28th, 2011

There has been a renewed focus on sexual reproductive health worldwide, especially regarding  Millennium Development Goal 5 on improving maternal health. The World Health Organization has for a long time been an important source of policy, guidelines, and information on various health topics. There are newly updated and catalogued information resources on sexual reproductive health [...]

WHO Recommendations: Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention
Posted in General, Health Financing, Resources by michael moeller on July 15th, 2010

Health service provision in Kenya, like other countries, favours urban over rural areas. Health indicators confirm the challenges faced by rural populations in terms of access to quality and affordable health services. Maternal and child mortality remains higher in rural areas, geographical access to health facilities is more difficult and there is insufficient supply of [...]

Reflections on Global Health Institutions and Health Systems Strengthening
Posted in Health Financing, Policy, Resources, SWAP by Klaus Hornetz on July 14th, 2010

Some leading health systems and policy analysts:  Dina Balabanova, Martin McKee*, Anne Mills, Gill Walt and Andy Haines, have been reviewing the challenges faced by those who try to strengthen health systems.

Communicating Health Information for Decision-making
Posted in IT, Resources, SWAP by Salesio on June 25th, 2010

The GTZ Health Sector Programme in Kenya is supporting evidence based decision making in the health sector. To this end it avails information that helps to translate research findings into policy or strategic actions.

Capacity Works Blog
Posted in General, IT, Projects, Resources by Salesio on May 18th, 2010

Colleagues from GTZ headquarters have started a web log discussing capacity works (Link: http://capacityworks.ez-blogs.de/welcome/). Capacity WORKS is GTZ’s management model for sustainable development.

HESP News & Notes 27/2007 Released
Posted in General, Policy, Resources by Salesio on December 25th, 2007

A new issue of the GTZ-supported bi-weekly newsletter “Health, Education, Social Protection - News and Notes” has been released. - Download here: HESP 27-07

Technical Cooperation with Kenya:Brief Description of the Cooperation Programme (CP)
Posted in Resources by Roselyne Mburu on October 25th, 2007

Despite the efforts by the Kenyan Government to bring about fundamental reforms, the country has a totally inadequate health care system. Maternal and infant mortality rates, as well as other major health indicators, have shown a clearly negative trend since the 1990s. The rate of HIV/AIDS in young girls is over 10% (2003).