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Category : Reproductive Health
The Male Champs of Gem District The Standard, Pg. 3
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011

Reproductive health has often faced problems due to lack of involvement of men, but a group of men from Gem, going by the name ‘male champs’ is now effectively passing on reproductive health message to the residents of the districts, with Polycarp Okoth a member saying that the higher

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‘Plan Your Family or we will Halt Free Primary Education Project’ Daily Nation, DN2, Pg. 2
Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011

According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), lack of family planning, coupled with low education levels, have led to a population boom that is set to hit 40 million in the next two years, and with the country grappling with a staggering economy and overwhelming levels of poverty, plan

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No Condom Factory for Kenya, Says Cardinal Njue The Star, Pg. 7
Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011

John cardinal Njue condemns the government’s plan to put up a factory for manufacturing condoms in Kenya, saying the government should uphold ethics and respect the ways which god has approved that people should live.


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Sh50m Referral Hospital to Curb Maternal Deaths The People, Pg. 16
Monday, 22 Aug 2011

An ultra modern referral women’s hospital is under construction in Isiolo district. The construction funded by MaterCare international at a cost of sh50 million is slated to benefit women from the vast dioceses of Isiolo and Meru, who face numerous maternal health complications that are wor

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Twelve Children, One Tent, Many More on the Way The People, Pg. 45
Saturday, 20 Aug 2011

According to the acting director of Medicines Sans Frontier, Dagahaey refugee hospital an average of six children are born per day at the hospital which serves a population of around 120,000, bearing in mind that most households at the refugee camp give birth to large number of children, and with

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Government Floods Chemists with E-Pills The Standard, My Health Magazine, Pg. 4
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011

Contraceptive pills bought as anti-rape interventions, but now marketed as a family planning option is triggering debate whether the government is promoting irresponsible sex behavior as the Ministry Of Public Health And Sanitation has entered into a social franchising agreement with population s

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Female Condoms Slowly Gaining Popularity, Says Report Kenya Today, Pg. 15
Monday, 15 Aug 2011

A new report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says that for the fourth consecutive year, access to female condom has increased dramatically, reaching a record number of 50 million in 2009, and is attributed by aggressive grass root campaign.

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Kangaroo Care Boosts Survival for Premature Babies The People, Pg. 14
Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011

With increased cases of premature births, Kenyatta National Hospital Introduces the kangaroo mother care concept, an innovative and cost effective way to facilitate growth and development of pre-term babies, by placing the baby on the mother’s abdomen, and the head lies in between her breas

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