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Healthcare: EU support for Kenya's "Big Four" development priorities

07/09/2018 - 00:00
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The EU is investing around €50 million in projects in Kenya's health sector

Strengthening Rural Health Systems Narok Christian Aid Kenya

Photo (courtesy of Christian Aid): Strengthening Rural Health Systems in Narok County

 

Providing universal healthcare is one of Kenya's "Big Four" development priorities. The EU is providing around €50 million for projects in this sector. These support nutrition and healthcare for mothers and children in some of the poorest parts of Kenya:

Nutrition

  • €3.2 million for Strengthening The Kenya National Food Fortification Programme (nationwide), implemented by the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • €19.0 million for Contributing towards the Nutritional Wellbeing of Deprived Children & Women in Kenya (Mandera, Wajir, Turkana, Tana River, West Pokot, Kitui, Kwale, Samburu and Kilifi counties), implemented by UNICEF
  • €800 thousand for Building a Holistic County Commitment for Improved Nutritional Outcomes (nationwide), implemented by the International Medical Corps UK
  • €800 thousand for Improving Nutrition For Women And Children (Homa Bay County), implemented by Women Fighting Aids In Kenya
  • €800 thousand for Nutrition Transformation (West Pokot County), implemented by the Fundacion Accion Contra El Hambre
  • €800 thousand for Act for Nutrition and Healthy Life (Siaya County), implemented by Amref Health Africa
  • €800 thousand for Siaya Maternal-and-Child Nutrition Nawiri Project (Siaya County), implemented by Care Osterreich Verein fur Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Humanitare Hilfe
  • €720 thousand for Improving Maternal-and-Young-Child Nutrition (Mombasa County), implemented by the Kenya Aids NGOs consortium
  • €635 thousand for Enhanced Maternal And Child Nutrition (Migori County), implemented by WeWorld
  • €900 thousand for Improving Maternal, Child Health And Nutrition (Samburu County), implemented by the Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team

Health services

  • €3.2 million for Supporting the Kwale County Government through the Provision of Integrated Medicine (Kwale County), implemented by Stichting 4Kenia
  • €1.0 million for Putting African Mothers, Newborns And Children First (Kitui County), implemented by Amref Health Africa
  • €800 thousand for the Kisumu Integrated Family Health Project (Kisumu County), implemented by Care Osterreich Verein fur Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und Humanitare Hilfe
  • €970 thousand for Increasing access to Integrated Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Services to the Marginalised Communities of Turkana West District (Turkana County), implemented by the African Medical and Research Foundation UK
  • €1.0 million for Strengthening Rural Health Systems for Improved Maternal-and-Child Health (Narok County), implemented by Christian Aid
  • €900 thousand for Integrated Maternal-and-Child Health, Nutrition and Family-Planning Services (Taita Taveta County), implemented by World Vision UK
  • €600 thousand for Improving Maternal-and-Child Health Status, Increasing Maternal-and-Child Health, Nutrition and Reproductive Health Services in Isinya And Kajiado North District (Kajiado County), implemented by Amici Del Mondo
  • €900 thousand for Tana North District Integrated Maternal-and-Child Health Project (Tana River County), implemented by Suomen Punainen Risti
  • €800 thousand for Reduced Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality (Kwale County), implemented by Marie Stopes Kenya
  • €700 thousand for "Mtoto Na Mama" (Kajiado County), implemented by the African Development & Emergency Organisation
  • €3.2 million for Accelerating the Reduction in Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality (Mandera County), implemented by Save The Children
  • €880 thousand for Stepping up Efforts to Safe Motherhood-and-Child Healthcare (Kwale County), implemented by the Aga Khan Health Service
  • €800 thousand for Addressing Health-Related Poverty among Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Women and Children in Mombasa Tudor Urban Slums (Mombasa County), implemented by Dansk Rode Kors
  • €800 thousand for Enhancing the Quality and Uptake of Reproductive Health and Maternal-and-Child Health Services in the Machafukoni Slum (Mombasa County), implemented by Women And Health Alliance International
  • €800 thousand for Support for the Delivery of Quality Maternal-and-Child Health, Family Planning and Nutrition Services in Kibera Informal Settlement (Nairobi County), implemented by Save The Children
  • €800 thousand for Together for Mothers and Children - Strengthening Health Delivery in Informal Settlements, implemented by the German Foundation for World Population
  • €1.5 million for Realising Maternal-and-Child Health Rights in Difficult Environments, implemented by Health Limited
  • €800 thousand for Empowerment of Civil Society Partners for the Evolution of Disability-Friendly Mother-and-Child Health Services, implemented by Handicap International
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