Strengthening capacity for evidence use to reduce maternal deaths in Kenya: Experience from six counties with the most maternal deaths

Strengthening capacity for evidence use to reduce maternal deaths in Kenya: Experience from six counties with the most maternal deaths

“With this training, we will be able to do better analysis of our data and see where resources are needed…” – Dr. Dahir Somow, Director of Health, Wajir County, Kenya On June 14-16, 2017, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in collaboration with the UNFPA (Kenya Country Office) conducted a 3-day training workshop for

The fight against high maternal and child deaths: AFIDEP moves to improve evidence use in six Kenyan counties with highest rates

One of AFIDEP’s broad areas of focus is to sustain evidence-informed decision-making training policymakers to translate and use research and related forms of evidence to inform policy, programme and funding decisions. As part of this work, AFIDEP shall host a capacity building workshop aimed at enhancing the technical skills of county reproductive health managers

We provide answers to questions Members of Parliament have about the Demographic Dividend

At AFIDEP, we have been engaging Members of Parliament (MPs) in Africa to improve their understanding of the demographic dividend paradigm. This is important because many African countries are increasingly embracing the demographic dividend paradigm as their development framework in order to spur transformative socio-economic development. MPs therefore need a good understanding of the