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Kenya Maternal Health

Kenya Is Poised to End Maternal Deaths, Led by the First Lady

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

There is great momentum in Kenya to end the terrible tragedy of women, infants and children dying needlessly. The First Lady of Kenya has kicked the ball towards ending maternal deaths and now the Governors must ensure that it is pushed through the goal posts.

Maternal and Child Health in Kenya

Annie Sparrow | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Annie Sparrow

So what is behind this painstakingly slow progress on maternal health in Kenya, especially in light of the enlightened approach to many development issues, including infant mortality?

Changing Lives, One Woman at a Time: Maternal Health in Kenya

Abbas Gullet | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Abbas Gullet

Advancing the maternal and child health agenda in Kenya requires collective action from the international development community, donors and local organizations and communities.

How One Kenyan Woman Fueled Jill Sheffield's Life's Work

Jennifer James | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Jennifer James

2013-04-08-globalmompullfinal.jpg Most of us can think back on the precise moment or person who has affected our life's work. A week in Kenya did it for me. I came back to the States with an immense fire to lend my voice to women and mothers who are often voiceless.

Vouchers For Safe Motherhood: Saving The Lives Of Poor Mothers In Kenya With Creative Financing

Idil Abshir | Posted 07.21.2012 | Impact
Idil Abshir

Vouchers, similar to coupons, are sold at a highly subsidized rate to poor pregnant women in rural and urban areas and provide a package of services enabling a woman to safely give birth at a participating clinic. Unlike coupons, however, they often serve a targeted community.