GOK/UNFPA 9TH COUNTRY PROGRAMME (2018-2022) WORKSHOP

The 9th new Country programme will be grounded in human rights, gender equality and resilience and focused on the promise to reduce inequalities and leave no one behind. The programme was formulated in a participatory [...]

Kenya Demographic RoadMap

Kenya Demographic Dividend Roadmap

THE NAIROBI OUTCOME HIGHLIGHTS FIRST AFRICA-CHINA CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT Theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in Africa” 18-19TH APRIL 2017 NAIROBI, KENYA

Preamble 1. The First Africa-China Conference on Population and Development organized by the National Council for Population and Development, Kenya (NCPD) and China Population and Development Research Center (CPDRC) with support from United Nations Population [...]

NCPD DIRECTOR GENERAL CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR DEVOLVED HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Health services in Kenya have improved remarkably following devolution to the counties. This was the unanimous conclusion of the 4th. Devolution Conference held in Naivasha from 7-9 March, 2017. Despite initial challenges, achievements far outweigh [...]

Migori TCI Programme Takes Off

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) has signed an agreement with Jhpiego to carry out advocacy activities in the self-selected Counties of Migori, Kilifi, Kericho, Uasin Gishu, Nairobi and Mombasa by providing technical [...]

Muslim Leaders and Scholars Meet to Discuss Family Planning

Family planning is at the center of development. The effect of FP programmes are felt in health, education, wealth creation and security. Prof. El Busaidy, Head of Supkem made this observation during a stakeholder meeting [...]

Summary of The Challenge Initiative – Tupange Pamoja Launch

Last week on 14th March, 2017 JHPIEGO launched a project called “The Challenge Initiative – Tupange Pamoja”, at Villa Rosa Kempinski – Nairobi. Among those present as distinguished guests included: Planning PS Saitoti Torome, Ministry [...]

2017 Kenya Health Facility Assessment Pre-Test

Training session in progress The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) and Ministry of Health (MoH), with support from JICA, are conducting the pre-test for the 2017 Kenya Health Facility Assessment (KHFA). [...]

Personality of the Year Award

Sheikh Adan Wachu, Board Member of the National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) received the UN Person of the Year award as one of the runners up. The award is in recognition for spearheading [...]

Nakuru ASK Show

The Nakuru County Governor Hon Kinuthia Mbugua and his deputy Hon Joseph Rutto visited the NCPD Desk at ASK Nakuru Show held on the 5th to 9th July 2016. The Governor expressed satisfaction with population [...]

World Population Day 2016 Celebrations Held in Njoro, Nakuru County

The MP for Njoro Constituency Hon. Joseph Kiuna Ng’ang’a has raised concern over the practice of transporting girls from Njoro to Narok for circumcision. Speaking at this year’s World population Day celebration held at the [...]

BRIEF ON WORLD POPULATION DAY CELEBRATIONS 2016

Celebration to mark the first World Population Day were held on 11 July 1987 when the world population reached Five Billion. Under the auspices of the United Nations–UN, the event is organized as a means [...]

WORLD POPULATION DAY CELEBRATED IN NYERI

Kenya Vision 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an unprecedented opportunity for teenage girls to claim their rights, realize their aspirations and transform our Country. Nyeri County Commissioner Mr. Onesmus Kyatha said this during the [...]