Jhpiego is dedicated to saving and transforming the lives of women and children throughout Kenya.
Jhpiego is working to prevent the needless deaths of women, girls and their families by making health services in Kenya the very best they can be. We have formed great partnerships with the government's Ministry of Health, doctors, community health workers and health systems managers. Together, we implement many lifesaving projects that are saving thousands of lives.
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Should teenagers and young adults trying to access reproductive health services be treated as children or adults? As adults, are we doing enough to help adolescents cross the bridge to a brighter future? Kenyan youth describe their battle in trying to seek information and reproductive health services. Watch Video
When Gerald Mwangi’s daughter died from HIV-related complications, Mwangi was overwhelmed at the prospect of caring for his five, now orphaned grandchildren. But Mwangi received support through the APHIAplus KAMILI project and is achieving his dream of providing for his large family.
Community Health Workers play a primary role in connecting women and families in impoverished areas to health care services. The Tupange program has built a network of CHWS who go door-to-door in a community, educating Kenyans on healthy behaviors and linking them to health services.
1World Health Organisation Global Status Report on non-communicable diseases 2010.
Isaac Malonza, Country Director
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