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Family planning Technical Working Group addresses low supply of contraceptives in district facilities
Posted in RH by Maureen Adudans on May 28th, 2012

District health facilities/stores continue to bear the brunt of insufficient Family Planning (FP) supplies as compared to private and NGO facilities, which, are buffered by other sources. Key findings from the Kenya Urban Reproductive Health Supply Chain study indicate that contraceptive supply at national level is effective, unlike district stores occasioned by frequent stock outs [...]

Kenya launches quality model for health
Posted in General by Patricia Odero on May 17th, 2012

Kenya is well on its way towards improving quality for health after the Ministries of Health launched the Kenya Quality Model for Health (KQMH). This is a conceptual framework aimed at facilitating holistic quality improvement and management within the Kenyan health sector.  KQMH was formally launched on May 8, 2012 at a Nairobi hotel. The [...]

Dr. Guenther Taube’s visit to the GIZ health programme in Kenya
Posted in General by Olivia Okech on May 15th, 2012

“We are active not only at the national level providing advice to the national government, but we are also active at the more local level, for example the district or the counties…” Dr. Guenther Taube - Director, Education, Health, Social Protection and Human Capacity Development, GIZ Headquarters. According to Dr. Taube, this multi-level approach of [...]

Stakeholders meet to validate updated Kenya Gender Profile report
Posted in General by vkomutho on May 15th, 2012

Increasing capacity for gender analysis and planning, promoting sex disaggregated data and encouraging accountability through a minimum standard for gender mainstreaming are among key recommendations to be included in the ‘Gender, HIV/AIDS and access to Healthcare section of the Kenya Gender Profile. Stakeholders within the gender scope met in Nairobi in March to discuss the [...]

Equality and Gender Commission launches national curriculum to improve response towards sexual and gender-based violence
Posted in General by heidi niehus on May 14th, 2012

Co-author: Sylvia Wesner Response towards and prevention of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Kenya is bound to improve after the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) disseminated a road map of set standards in the field of GBV. The new developed National Training Curriculum on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) disseminated in April is [...]