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In a concerted effort to accelerate progress towards robust Family Planning (FP) initiatives in Kenya, Population Services Kenya hosted a meeting with distinguished leaders and policymakers from the healthcare sector who convened on April 2, 2024, to strategize on amplifying access to crucial reproductive healthcare services across the nation. The meeting served as a platform...
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Did you know that nearly 97% of the world’s water is salty or otherwise undrinkable, 2% is locked in ice caps and glaciers, leaving only a paltry 1% for all of humanity’s needs? These statistics provide valuable insights in understanding the fact that, despite water being a fundamental human right, one in three (2.2 billion)...
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Population Services Kenya (PS Kenya) joined the rest of the world in marking International Women’s Day, held on March 8, 2024, under the theme “Invest in women: Accelerate Progress.” In collaboration with a local leading media house, the women-led NGO took part in an event held at the Windsor Hotel and Golf Club that brought together...
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On March 7, 2024, Tsangatsini area, Kaloleni sub-county, Kilifi County, was turned into a pink colour fest as the A360 project, dubbed ‘Binti Shupavu’, held its graduation ceremony. Against the backdrop of their proud families, project development partners, and dedicated implementing staff, 20 girls proudly graduated from the transformative project, marking a significant milestone in...
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The KEMRI Annual Scientific Conference (KASH) is an event convened by Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), the medical research arm of Government of Kenya. The aim of the annual conference that was launched in 2010 is to bolster the institution’s mandate and mission of improving human health and quality of life through research, capacity building,...
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PS Kenya’s USAID Private Sector Engagement (PSE) program, riding on the wings of public-private collaboration, is committed to strengthening the local manufacturing sector while simultaneously enhancing healthcare accessibility in the country. Recently, the USAID PSE team embarked on a tour of the Nyanza region, engaging with key stakeholders from both government and private entities. This...
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During the second Homabay International Investment Conference held at the Tom Mboya University in Homabay County from February 27th to 29th , 2024, the USAID Private Sector Engagement (PSE) program sponsored a panel discussion that brought together different experts in the health sector who shed light on the topic “Delivering Value in Healthcare through Public-Private...
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As Kenya endeavors to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030, the significance of the local manufacturing sector in ensuring access to quality healthcare becomes paramount. With over half of all health facilities privately owned, the private sector plays a pivotal role in Kenya’s healthcare system. Aligned with Kenya’s Vision 2030, UHC aims to augment...
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On February 14th, 2024, the Office of the Governor of Homabay County, Hon. Gladys Wanga, received Population Services Kenya’s CEO, Dr. Margaret Njenga, the British High Commissioner, Neil Wigan, and the Deputy Development Director, Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO), Eduarda Mendonca. PS Kenya’s CEO, Dr. Margaret Njenga with the British High Commissioner, Neil Wigan and Homabay...
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a heinous practice that robs adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) of their reproductive health rights and causes serious mental and physical harm. Internationally, FGM has been recognized as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It is indeed an extreme form of discrimination against girls and...
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