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Accelerating behavior change through art

Art is an effective tool capable of transferring knowledge, creating memories, inspiring, activating and sustaining healthy behaviors. Targeting men, women, and youth, the Accelerate program appreciates art as a tool that can easily influence the adoption of healthy behaviors and practices. The Accelerate program supported this year’s Heart 4 Art Festival and Awards Event, an […]

Accelerating FP Gains Through the Community Based Distributors Approach

Kenya has made strides in increasing its modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) and sustaining demand, but is still faced with a challenge of increasing use in counties with low contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) and sustaining use among counties with high contraceptive prevalence rate. With an aim to increase access to, and use of, modern contraceptives […]

PS Kenya Participates at the Africa Health Business Symposium Event 2022

Advancing Women’s Health in Kenya In Kenya, and Africa at large, women play a critical role within their families. They are life givers, mothers, peacemakers, business owners, and caregivers for children and the elderly. However, they bear a disproportionately large share of the global disease of burden and death. They are more likely to die […]

Accelerating Selfcare and Improving Access To Health Solutions Through The Hiv Self-Testing Space.

WHO introduced HIV self-testing in order to improve access and improve knowledge of ones’ HIV status for individuals/subpopulations not reached by conventional HIV Testing Services (HTS), timely diagnosis and uptake of antiretroviral therapy (ART), while also averting new infections through reduced transmission. Knowledge of HIV status is critical to entry and initiation of lifelong ART […]

Danish Ambassador visits Accelerate Program Activities in Mathare Slums.

PS Kenya through the Accelerate program hosted a team from the Danish Embassy ( DANIDA) in Kenya led by the Ambassador, Ole Thonke. The team visited Mathare slums where they got a chance to interact with beneficiaries and appreciate how the program is contributing towards access to quality sexual and reproductive health services (SRHR), prevention, […]