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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New Program to Reach Youth

G-Amini: Putting Kenyan Youth at the Center of Program Design to Re-imagine Youth Friendly Services

Caught at the crossroads of a culture in transition, Kenya’s youth receive neither the frank mentoring they need from the conservative adults around them, nor the reproductive health services they seek. To help these young people take control of their health and their futures, Jhpiego Kenya in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross and with support from Merck, Sharp and Dohme (MSD) and Merck for Mothers is rolling out G-Amini (translated Believe in Yourself), an innovative initiative with the goal of contributing to an increase in the percentage of family planning demand met with modern contraceptive methods among sexually active young people.

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Overcoming NCDs, Know Your Numbers

On World Hypertension Day, we recognize the government of Kenya, partner AstraZeneca and community health workers like Charles Waweru who are helping prevent hypertension and moving towards a heart healthy Africa. Read more »


Mothers and their daughters wait to be seen at a rural health clinic near Narok, Kenya.

Can smart partnerships transform health in Africa?

Africa’s vision of socio-economic transformation and the consequent prosperity of its people are dependent on the continent’s ability to find immediate and lasting solutions to its healthcare challenges. Underpinning this transformation is the need for innovations that will create more resilient, effective and sustainable health systems and deliver value to patients faster and more cost-effectively. Read more »


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