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Improving Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent health in Kenya

In the last decade, maternal and child mortality in Kenya has declined by over 20 per cent. However, this progress is not equitably realized throughout Kenya. Serious health service delivery challenges persist for highly vulnerable populations, particularly women and children in Northern Kenya.

Marsabit County has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the country over three times the national average and the mortality rate under 5 years old is nearly twice the national average. In this project, Concern Worldwide, will seek to strengthen the government health system at facility and community level to deliver basic health services and, specifically, to ensure quality provision.


What the project delivers

Efforts to strengthen health systems such as education of health workers, increase knowledge of the health care system and the right to health care.

Why we support this project

Decreasing maternal and child mortality while Improving quality and access to maternal and child health care.

Project status

48%

This project started in December 2017 and ends in July 2019

For more information: https://www.concern.net