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Like many healthcare providers around the world, Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) have adapted their services in response to the coronavirus outbreak. We caught up FHOK's Executive Director, Edward Marienga, on how this has been achieved during these challenging times.
Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.
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The study, commissioned by IPPF and funded by the IPPF Japan Trust Fund for HIV and Reproductive Health, provides evidence of the challenges to and benefits of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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IPPF advises and collaborates in Advanced Family Planning (AFP) national and global advocacy efforts. The partnership works to increase financial investments and political commitment needed to ensure access to family planning through effective advocacy. AFP is comprised by more than ...
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As part of our work in tackling abortion stigma, IPPF awards small grants to young people to create projects that would tackle the issue of abortion stigma in their communities.
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In Kenya there is a growing generation of young people who are disproportionately affected by HIV. Born before prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programmes had been conceived and before antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes had been scaled up, these adolescents ...
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Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK, the IPPF Member Association in Kenya), the Centre for the Study of Adolescence (CSA) and other civil society organizations (CSOs) have identified a number of ‘high priority’ pledges: progress towards these pledges is critical for ...
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The project has been particularly successful in reaching young people and women living with HIV in Nakuru district. There is a large unmet need among this group. HIV services, including positive prevention, have now been integrated into existing SRH services ...
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Family health Options Kenya: a youth education and sexuality (YES) peer education project which has improved knowledge of sexual health and encouraged access to services, increasing condom use and HIV testing, and worked on reducing substance use and improving health ...
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This brief summarizes a number of projects implemented in Africa to address the alarmingly high HIV infection rates in this region. Driven by the specific needs of each country, the projects funded by the Japan Trust Fund focused on three ...