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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Neither Seen nor Heard: Kenyan Youth Voices on Reproductive Health Services

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


Charles Waweru, a community health volunteer with the Healthy Heart Africa program

Easing the Pressure

When Charles Waweru, a community health volunteer received a call informing him that his wife had collapsed at work, he could not have imagined the cause to be hypertension. So when he received an invitation [some years later] from Jhpiego to be trained on hypertension through the Healthy Heart Africa (HHA) program, he did not hesitate to attend. While high blood pressure is a fairly common condition, often the warning signs—headaches and dizziness—are overlooked or mistaken as symptoms of other ailments.


A mother breastfeeds her baby outside her house in Theera, Meru.

In Kenya, Encouraging Breastfeeding at the Community Level is Saving Lives

What helps save the lives of about 800,000 babies every year and doesn’t cost a dime? Breastfeeding. Of all preventive health interventions, breastfeeding—done within the first hour of life, exclusively for the first six months, and until age two—has the greatest potential impact on child survival, with the ability to avert 13% of deaths in children under five in the developing world.


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9thStop Cervial Cancer Conference
July 19-21, 2015 in Kenya

International AIDS Society (IAS 2015) Conference
July 19-22, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada

FIGO Worrld Congress of Gynecology & Obstetrics
October 4-9, 215 in Vancouver, Canada

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015
October, 18-21, 2015 in Mexico City

ASTMH 64th Annual Meeting
October 25-29, Philadelphia, USA

ICASA 2015
November 8-13, 2015 in Tunis

4th International Conference on Family Planning
November 9-12, 2105 in Nusa Dua Indonesia

Union (TB) Conference 2015
December 2-6, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa

CROI 2016
Febraury 22-25, 2016 in Boston

Women Deliver 4th Global Conference
May 17-19, 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Public Health 2016
June 13-16, 2016 in Toronto

International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2016
June 17-22, 2016 in Durban, South Aftica

Public Health 2017
June 5-8, 2017 in Halifax

For more information on Jhpiego-Kenya partners, check out Kenya's Country Profile.

1World Health Organisation Global Status Report on non-communicable diseases 2010.


Isaac Malonza, Country Director
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 254.73.2134.000
E-mail Isaac Malonza

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Tupange: Making Family Planning A Social Norm

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