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.
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.
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.
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.
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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