The Tupange Project, in collaboration with No-Scalpel Vasectomy International, Inc. (NSVI), hosted a groundbreaking vasectomy camp in Kisumu in late 2012 to give Kenyan couples yet another way to plan their families.
Women in Kenya face significant barriers to accessing family planning (FP) services, including the most popular method in the country—injectable contraceptives. Learning from the successful experiences of other countries in Africa and around the world, Jhpiego and Kenya’s Ministry of
The world is urbanizing quickly. For the first time in recorded history, over half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas. In Africa in particular, urbanization largely equates with growing slums. UN-HABITAT estimates that 72 percent of all urbanites living in Africa
Nairobi, Kenya – Community health workers across Kenya will be able to distribute injectable contraceptives to women in need of family planning services under new national guidelines approved through the intervention and assistance of Jhpiego and partners.
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Seattle, Washington—Jhpiego’s three low-cost, innovative global health projects designed to help save the lives of women and newborns won top awards this weekend at the prestigious Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development competition. The trio of award-winning projects
Nairobi, Kenya -- When Eunice Achieng, 24, found out that she was pregnant for the fourth time in six years she could not stop weeping. Her other pregnancies had been hard on her young body and her first two babies were always in the hospital.
Kisumu, Kenya -- When Silper Agandi, a cleaner at the Tupange-supported Migosi Health Centre, received an invitation to a training session on family planning, she was sure there had been a mistake.
“Those things are always for the nurses and doctors only—why would they ever want a
During the past two years, referrals for cases of severe malaria and malaria in pregnancy (MIP) to Isiolo District Hospital, Eastern Province, Kenya, have decreased by 60 percent and 50 percent respectively. These robust achievements have been attained through the efforts of the two M
Don’t let Rita Njiru’s demure nature fool you. She is a woman determined to improve the health of mothers and children. Whether it’s educating women about the benefits of family planning, protecting their unborn children from HIV