Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kenya honored with the 2013 Resolve Award for policy development

The Kenyan government has been honored with the prestigious Resolve Award, which honors nations for expanding access to essential reproductive health services. The Honorable Beth Mugo, former Minister of Public Health and Sanitation, accepted the Award on behalf of the Government of Kenya, at a ceremony celebrating the Resolve Awardees during the 66th World

Journal Publications

2013 (or in print) Emotional and Psychosocial Aspects of Menstrual Poverty in Resource-Poor Settings: A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of Adolescent Girls in an Informal Settlement in Nairobi. Crichton, J., C. Kabiru, J. Okal, & E.M. Zulu. (In Print). Health Care for Women International A checklist for identifying determinants of practice: a systematic

Science Café: Family planning in Kenya, how is the government positioning itself to maintain the national progress made in the devolvement?

In 1978, Kenya’s total fertility rate was about 8.3, the highest in the world. By the early 80s Kenya became one of the very few countries alongside Botswana and Zimbabwe to implement a national Family Planning (FP) programme. Since then the country’s fertility narrative tells of a history marked with fertility declines, stagnation and