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Monday, 30 Nov -0001

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Malnutrition and sexual violence against Kenyan children still worrying

The Star, pg. 29
Monday, 16 Jun 2014

As the world marks the International day of the African Child today, it offers a great opportunity for Kenya to reflect on the state of its children. While the country has no doubt made tremendous gains in some areas, it still has

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Study: Women using crude abortion methods

The Standard, pg. 18
Monday, 16 Jun 2014

Health workers are said to charge between Sh. 2,000 and Sh. 10,000 but herbalists offer service for as low as Sh. 100. Women are so terrified of unplanned pregnancies that they would tinker with death than give birth, a new survey

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Residents cry for cure for sick hospital

The People Health magazine pg. 21
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Kerugoya county hospital in Kirinyaga County is ailing and requires an urgent resuscitating to be able to provide services to thousands of residents

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Does being short disqualify a pregnant woman from natural birth?

The Star pg. 30
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

When Valerie Kasaya was in her eighth month of pregnancy, she one day noticed an unusual discharge. Having had a smooth pregnancy all along, the discharge deeply worried her. A resident of Kawangware slums in Nairobi, 20 year old

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Pregnancy out of wedlock need not end your life

Daily Nation living magazine pg.4&5
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Most girls have abortions because they fear their parents and how they will react

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When ten-year-olds may soon access birth control pills, condoms

The Standard pg.17
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Ten-year-old boys and girls may soon be able to get birth control pills and condoms from public hospitals without their parents’ consent, according to a new bill to be debated by the senate

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Needless infant deaths put country in spotlight

The People page 22
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Two hundred babies die in Kenya die in Kenya during birth largely from preventable diseases. New data suggests that if interventions were effectively implemented, Kenya could prevent 53,000 maternal and newborn deaths by 2025-mak

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