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
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
Kenya experiences high fertility rates among adolescents, currently estimated at 106 births per 1000 females aged 15–19 years. ...Read More
Public health programs often grapple with the high costs of conducting in-service trainings of healthcare workers. ...Read More
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
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
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.