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Strengthen access to health services in rural and informal settlements

BY PURITY NTHIANA Rural and slum communities experience disproportionately many challenges in regard to accessing health services.  These include insecurity, poor road networks during medical emergencies, inadequate health facilities with trained medical personnel and poverty directly impacting affordability of health services. The rights of many women in informal settlements are

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STATEMENT: Adoption of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) – Kenya

Thank you, President The Federation for women and Family Planning makes this statement on behalf of the Network for Adolescents and Youth of Africa, RHRN Kenya, Kenya SRHR Alliance, Love Matters Kenya and the Sexual Rights Initiative. We welcome the finalisation of the UPR process for Kenya. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

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Strengthen health systems to address maternal care during COVID-19

BY DANIEL OTIENO The regulations relating to control of COVID-19 play an important role in preventing the pandemic and containing the spread of the virus. However, we need to address some of the regulations in the context of accessibility to maternal health services including prevention of unsafe abortion and accessibility

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