Kenya

Kenyan children run for survival 1 Jul 2015

Kenya

Children asked the government to commit towards recruiting more trained health workers for community health services...

Running for Survival in Kenya 17 Oct 2014

Kenya

60 children today congregated at the Lodwar Mixed Primary School field in Turkana to participate in Race for Survival...

World Breastfeeding Week in Kenya 6 Aug 2014

Kenya

On the 1st August, Save the Children joined partners in celebrating the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week at the Pumwani Maternity Hospital-the largest maternity hospital in Kenya. The chief guest at the event was Mrs. Rachel Nyamae, Member of Parliament for Kitui South and also chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee. The theme for the week was ‘Breastfeeding: scoring a winning goal for life’ and it asserts the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding - in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) countdown, and beyond.

Partnership for ending preventable child deaths 16 Jul 2014

Kenya

By Wangari Karuoya, Save the Children Kenya

The long awaited day finally came on 4th July, when the signature programme named BORESHA was launched in Bungoma County at the Bumula Health facility. The event was attended by high profile individuals from Save the Children, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the county government of Bungoma. The BORESHA project is aimed at accelerating the reduction in maternal and newborn mortality in Bungoma county.

Save the Children joins Midwives in Celebrating their day 16 May 2014

Kenya

The International day of the Midwives is celebrated on the 5th of May annually in Kenya. The theme for this year was, “Midwives needed now more than ever to save the lives of babies and mothers in the county governments”.

Kenya: A commitment to 'Ending Newborn Deaths’ 6 Mar 2014

Kenya

Save the Children today marked the launch of the Newborn report through a breakfast meeting at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was well attended by stakeholders from various organizations as well as the media fraternity. The meeting began with a request for a moment of silence by the Master of Ceremony, Angela Nguku from the White Ribbon Alliance, for the millions of children who are dying every day.

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