Emergency care closer to community as mission hospital opens theatre

Two mothers safely delivered healthy babies after emergency operations at a newly opened theatre in Marigat Catholic Mission Health Centre in Baringo County on May 16th and 19th.

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Visiting the clinic saved my life, says mother

Dinah is a mother of three, twin girls and a boy. She lives in a rented house at Kabartonjo, a trading center in Baringo County.

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Girls speak out on Menstrual Hygiene Day in Baringo North

Many girls face challenges managing their menstruation, including lack of access to basic sanitation facilities or sanitary towels. During this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28th, school girls in Baringo County joined the global community to call for action by everyone, everywhere to ensure girls have access to information and products to manage their menstruation.

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Hail to the child care champions!

Abigael Limo, 22, is now recognized as a community champion for child health. She was among 38 mothers and their partners who received certificates for adopting healthy child care practices during a colorful graduation ceremony held at Salawa village in Baringo County.

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Mobile medical teams increase access to long-term family methods

Christine, 37, says she has peace of mind to care for her seven children. She chose a permanent family planning method at an outreach supported by USAID’s Afya Uzazi Program in Baringo, Kenya.

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Baringo celebrates first ODF village

Many people still practice Open Defecation (OD) both in the rural and urban areas. Open defecation not only pollutes the environment but could easily lead to the outbreak of communicable diseases such as cholera, typhoid, diarrhea and intestinal infections.

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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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