Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Senior Technical Officer Eric Odipo

Afya Uzazi showcases research findings and lessons learned

published on Wednesday 26th of June 2019 06:36:17 AM

Afya Uzazi and partner counties of Nakuru and Baringo presented posters and oral presentations at the Family Health Symposium. Monitoring, Evaluation,Research and Learning (MERL) Senior
Technical Officer Eric Odipo (above, left) presented a poster on improving postnatal data quality during the gallery walk that had 18 posters by different partners. The poster showcased how the project
improved the quality of data on uptake of services through interventions underataken with health teams in Nakuru, resulting in more accurate data or decision-making.

Knowledge Management and Learning Officer Benard Nyauchi presented a poster on an intervention where community health volunteers are engaged to provide maternal, neonatal and child health
services on rotational basis. The temporary measure to mitigate staff shortages in health facilities increased the use of services and client satisfaction. Technical Officer Benjamin Masila’s poster highlighted the success of community-led total sanitation (CLTS) in Kabarasel, the first village in Baringo County to be declared open-defaction free.

Technical Officer Lilian Esemere made an oral presentation on the Afya Uzazi population, health and environment (PHE) interventions in Kuresoi South. Anne Kimwa of Baringo County presented a poster on overcoming challenges related to nutrition. Afya Uzazi has a robust implementation science and learning agenda that seeks to generate evidence to inform decisionmaking to improve the quality of health interventions.

 

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