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ICPD+25 Conference comes to Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction Kenya will, from 13th to 15th November 2019, be hosting an international conference in Nairobi on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) after 25 years otherwise named ICPD+25. The secretariat for the [...]

Inter-Agency Technical Committee on Gender Statistics established in Kenya

Introduction The UN Women in collaboration with Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is implementing a programme called ‘Making Every Woman and Girl Count (MEWGC): Supporting the Monitoring and Implementation of the SDGS through Better [...]

THE STATE OF THE WORLD AND STATE OF KENYA POPULATION REPORTS LAUNCHED

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) has in its annual calendar, the launches of The State of the World and The State of Kenya Population Reports. They are always done together with the [...]

MEDIUM TERM PLAN III LAUNCHED BY H.E DEPUTY PRESIDENT WILLIAM RUTO

The Third Medium Term Plan (MTP III) was officially launched on Friday 23rd November 2018 by H.E Deputy President William Ruto at the KICC. NCPD was represented by the Director Technical Services, Mr Nyakwara and Wambui [...]

In Their Hands Project (at a glance)

“Did you know that only last year (2017), the Government of Kenya spent Kes.613million on post abortion care services?” (In Their Hands Project Manager)   Challenge of Unplanned pregnancies Unplanned/Unintended pregnancies have become a big [...]

Role of Population in Provision of Universal Health Care

Population growth puts pressure on adequacy of social services including health care. As the population grows, so does the demand for health care. Background The disease burden among adults in the most economically productive ages [...]

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