Kenya launches documents on maternal and new-born health services

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Through the division of reproductive and maternal health, Kenya's ministry of health has launched 14 documents that seek to improve the quality of maternal and new-born health services in Kenya.

They include the National guidelines on quality obstetrics and perinatal care, Maternal and new-born health standards 2022, National reproductive health and family planning commodity security strategy, Kenya Family planning costed implementation plan 2021-2024, and National family planning standards for healthcare facilities in Kenya.

Others are the Female genital mutilation prevention and response fast track plan, the Female genital mutilation prevention and management of health complications training manual and the Management of intimate partner violence health care settings.

There is also a Forensic Module on Management of SGBV. Trainers Manual, Understanding adolescence –Community health package, Total Market Approach for family planning strategy, National post Abortion care standards, National DMPA –SC Training curriculum for health care providers, and Post pregnancy family planning document.

The documents target healthcare professionals, policymakers, health academia and researchers, and health implementers across all levels.

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