NORMAL Counseling Tool for Menstrual Bleeding Changes (job aid)

This job aid contains guidance for health care providers to counsel family planning clients on bleeding changes associated with the use of hormonal contraception and the copper intrauterine device (IUD). ...Read More

Learn about two new FP tools

On October 24, the USAID-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus project will host a webinar to show how two interactive data visualization tools can help family planning program implementers understand where women obtain their contraceptives now and in the future. Through the use of Private Sector Counts, which shows the past and present situation across multiple countries, and the Family Planning Market Analyzer, which shows projections of what the future could look like for individual countries, implementers can improve contraceptive access, equity, and choice. ...Read More

World Breast Feeding Week

Although infant and young child nutrition has improved in Kenya, many children still suffer the effects of malnutrition, such as stunted growth and wasting. Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both the mother and infant and sets a good foundation for healthy growth. But many children miss out on the benefits of early breastfeeding. While 99% of children in Kenya are breastfed, only 62% start breastfeeding in the first hour after birth and only 42% are exclusively breastfed for four to five months. Nutrition for children between 6 and 23 months is also sub-optimal, with only 50% of children getting the minimum number of meals per day and 41% receiving 4 or more food groups per day. ...Read More

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10-Apr-20 06:04

Plan well for delivery

The expression ‘once bitten, twice shy’ aptly describes the conditions surrounding the birth of the last two of Mercy Bole’s three children.

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10-Apr-20 06:16

Improving quality of care during childbirth

Over the past three years, USAID’s Afya Uzazi has been working with Baringo and Nakuru counties to improve the quality and experience of the care that mothers and newborns receive around the time of childbirth.

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