MOTHER AND CHILD HEALTH IN KAJIADO

MOTHER AND CHILD HEALTH IN KAJIADO

 

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE

To improve mother and child health status increasing MCH, nutrition and reproductive health services' accessibility through NSA's capacity empowerment in Isinya and Kajiado North Districts.

EXPECTED RESULTS

Result A:  Improved service delivery capacity combined with increased demand for MCH services across target communities and health facilities

Result B:  Improved service delivery capacity combined with increased demand for Nutrition services across target communities and health facilities

Result C:  Improved service delivery capacity combined with increased demand for Family Planning services across communities and health facilities

Result D:  Capacities of the health-care delivery system improved through public-private partnership

PROJECT LOCATION

Isinya and Kajido North Districts, Kenya

 

 


ACHIEVEMENTS

Mother and Child Health

This was achieved through a Mobile Clinic Program reaching 21 underserved communities, the support and empowerment of 25 first level health facilities; 23,028 women benefited from a comprehensive and accessible perinatal support; 14,184 children under 5 years and 12,987 children 6-15 years old got the chance to enjoy health care ranging from preventive to diagnostic and curative services.

Malnutrition

8,557 talks were conducted with pregnant women and mothers held to promote better hygienic, food preparation and feeding practices. Moreover, 12,893 growth monitoring sessions were implemented, providing referrals to partnering facilities when necessary.

Reproductive Health

15,348 attendances of male and female community members were recorded at the several community advocacy meetings aimed at promoting RH rights and Family Planning uptake. At both school and community levels, Health and Education and Safe Motherhood curricula were conducted and completed with the attendance of 52,591 boys and girls.

Capacity Building

A comprehensive training program was implemented, whereby 364 Health Workers from public and private facilities underwent 21 modules. Similarly, the project has sustained the County Healthcare Stakeholders Forum, for instance, by providing technical assistance to its membership along with a dedicated website to improve coordination of stakeholders' activities in key areas of the health sector.

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