Effectiveness of engaging CHVs in providing MNCH services on rotational basis

Shortage of staff is one of the challenges currently facing human resources for health in Kenya. Marigat Sub-County Hospital, like many other facilities in the country, experiences low staffing. ...Read More

The Champion Community Model – A Promising Innovation to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health‐Seeking Behaviors in Baringo County, Kenya

A social and behavior change communication (SBCC) formative assessment conducted by the Afya Uzazi Program in 2017 revealed significant gaps between knowledge and use of antenatal care (ANC), skilled delivery and postnatal care (PNC) services among those living in Baringo County. ...Read More

Improving maternal and child health among adolescent girls in Nakuru and Baringo counties using Binti Shujaa Innovation

Kenya experiences high fertility rates among adolescents, currently estimated at 106 births per 1000 females aged 15–19 years. ...Read More

A cost-effective approach to increasing HCWs’ skills in maternal and child health: Afya Uzazi CEL in Marigat Sub-County

Public health programs often grapple with the high costs of conducting in-service trainings of healthcare workers. ...Read More

Improving postnatal care reporting in Nakuru County through data reconstruction

The first 6 to 12 hours after childbirth constitute the initial, or acute, phase of the postpartum period. During this time, the mother is typically monitored by healthcare workers because complications can arise in this period. ...Read More

Experience of engaging CHVs in providing MNCH services on rotational basis

Staff shortages is one of the human resource challenges currently facing the health system in Kenya. Many facilities in Baringo and Nakuru counties experience staff shortages, especially in their maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) sections. ...Read More

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News & Updates

03-Jun-19 11:03

Baringo County launches a Technical Working Group

Baringo County Department of Health Services has launched a new group to guide and coordinate activities to improved access to quality health services for women and children.

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24-May-19 12:25

Communities Mark World Biodiversity Day

USAID’s Afya Uzazi and local communities joined this year’s global celebrations to mark World Biodiversity Day. The day’s theme - “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health” – resonates with the focus of the project’s integrated population, health and environment (PHE) activities.

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