Fact Sheets

  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Machakos County November, 2016

    In Machakos County, one in four (24%) people are adolescents aged 10-19. This fact sheet highlights the status of adolescent SRH in Machakos County in relation to the national trends. The data are drawn from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 2012 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey and the 2014 Basic Education Statistical Booklet.

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  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Wajir County November, 2016

    This fact sheet highlights the status of adolescent SRH in Wajir County in relation to the national trends. The data are drawn from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 2012 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey and the 2014 Basic Education Statistical Booklet.

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  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kwale County November, 2016

    This fact sheet highlights the status of adolescent SRH in Kwale County in relation to the national trends. The data are drawn from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 2012 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey and the 2014 Basic Education Statistical Booklet.

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  • Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kenya October, 2015

    Adolescents comprise 24% of Kenya's population. This large adolescent population has implications on the country's health and development agenda as it is likely to place increasing demands on provision of services.

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  • Costs and Benefits of Investing in Contraceptive Services in Sub-Saharan Africa October, 2012

    The health benefits of contraceptive use are substantial. Contraceptives prevent unintended pregnancies, reduce the number of abortions, allow women to time their births, and lower the incidence of death and disability related to complications of pregnancy and childbirth.

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  • Abortion and Unintended Pregnancy in Kenya May, 2012

    In 2010, Kenya adopted a new constitution that explicitly permits abortion when there is need, in the opinion of a trained health professional, for emergency treatment; if the life or health of the woman is in danger; or if it is permitted under any other written law. Previously, abortion was only permitted to protect a woman's life.

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