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April 16, 2019

The Health Informatics Governance and Data Analytics Project (HIGDA) is a five-year project mandated to support the health sector of the Government of Kenya (GOK) to strengthen national and county organizational and management capacity in governance, health informatics, data analytics, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability. 

April 10, 2019

With adult (15-49 years) HIV prevalence estimated at about 4.9% in 2017 and approximately 1.5 million people living with HIV, Kenya has made good progress in addressing the epidemic through focused interventions. However, to sustain the progression of the national response, there is a need for interventions that can effectively address the varied nature of the epidemic across different counties while remaining focused on meeting national targets.

April 10, 2019

Malaria is a major public health problem in Kenya. Due to altitude, rainfall patterns and temperature, about 70 percent of the Kenyan population is at risk for malaria.  The disease accounts for about 18 percent of outpatient consultations and 6 percent of hospital admissions.

April 10, 2019

USAID, through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), supports orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS. Interventions emphasize family- centered, socio-economic services that meet children’s most critical needs by involving the public and private sectors in implementing creative and sustainable interventions.

April 10, 2019

Kenya has made great strides in reducing child deaths, with a nearly 30 percent decline in child and infant mortality between 2008 and 2014 according to national demographic and health surveys.  Newborns and young children have a better chance at reaching their full potential thanks to improvements in antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, malaria prevention and control, and increased immunization.

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