Health summaries
Category : Reproductive Health
Where Childbirth Condemns Women to an Early Grave The Standard, Pg. 4
Saturday, 19 Nov 2011

Changing Weather patterns can now be associated with rising cases of maternal and child mortality, with hundreds of women dying each year at childbirth and millions more are permanently maimed due to poor nutrition, which scientist now say is as a result of climate change.

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Health Talks Spark Abortion Row Daily Nation, Pg. 10
Friday, 18 Nov 2011

Three Christian groups are criticizing the government for entering into a partnership with Ipas, an organization that supports abortion.

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Invest in Reproductive Health, Amref Appeals The Star, Pg. 3
Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), deputy head of mission and development cooperation Hans Docter advises the government to invest more in reproductive health care as this will reduce deaths among mothers during child birth and children under five.

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Mothers Who Urgently Need Maternity Services Kenya Today, Pg. 2
Monday, 14 Nov 2011

Tharaka district comprises of vast and semi-arid landscape with a population of an estimated 25,776 residents, with Marimanti town as the main commercial centre with inadequate infrastructure that rarely attracts investors. Expectant women often have to deliver in vehicles and by the roadside as

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EA Population to Hit 400m by 2050 as Concerns Grow The East African, Pg. 22
Monday, 14 Nov 2011

Thousands of women in East Africa are having unplanned births every year, with the “State of Kenya Population” reporting that 1.8 million married women have unplanned births every year and another 1.1 million have unmet contraception needs due to difficulties accessing the necessary f

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Poor Women the Worse Off in Marriage Race Daily Nation, Pg. 10
Saturday, 12 Nov 2011

Experts are calling for campaigns among the youth to discourage early marriages as one way of controlling the country’s population now at 41.6 million. According to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey data, almost half of young women are marrying long before their 20th birthday,

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Agony of Women Who Die When Giving Life The People, Pg. 14
Wednesday, 09 Nov 2011

Poor infrastructure, few underdeveloped maternal healthcare facilities and untrained midwives are some of the miseries that expectant mothers in Tharaka district have to go through and with statistics stating that only 4.59 percent of live births are expected a lot need to be done to correct the

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Walking in the Footsteps of Florence Nightingale Kenya Today, Pg. 3
Monday, 07 Nov 2011

Kerugoya district hospital maternity wing has never been the same since Mrs. Joyce Macharia took up the helm at the department. She has transformed the maternity wing into a patient friendly environment where mothers feel at home while they receive the best possible attention and care within the

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