Reproductive Health, Maternal Health, and Family planning

ICRHK recognizes that reproductive health services are essential in enhancing the well-being of women and their families. Access to quality family planning and maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services are important in achieving development goals for health, poverty reduction, gender equality, and environmental sustainability.

Our research including surveys such as PMA, documentation of best practices such as in the Exemplars in FP project contributes to knowledge on FP and FP related measurements in Kenya. Our implementation of the FP supply chain management activities including rolling out integrated logistics management information system that allows visualization of FP commodities at facility, county, and national-level support in ensuring FP commodity security up to the last mile.

We have also stepped up our interventions against cervical cancer and we aim at curbing the number of deaths from cervical cancer by promoting early diagnosis, treatment of precancerous lesions, and where possible linkage to advanced treatment as needed.

Our research in Maternal Health, specifically on Birth Companion, Network of Care, and group Antenatal Care contributes to informing best practices in providing services to pregnant women.