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Shortage of condom in the country, however MoH advises on using of alternative methods

The Ministry of Health has stated that it is committed to addressing the country's condom shortage as quickly as feasible. This comes after it was revealed that the country is suffering from a severe condom shortage, with data indicating that the country need 455 million condoms each year, compared to the 1.6 million condoms distributed by the government each month.

  2 months ago ago
Shortage of condom in the country, however MoH advises on using of alternative methods

SOCIETY

Kenya on The Verge of Acute Shortage Of Condoms Amid Rising Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

Condoms are in short supply in Kenya, where teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STDs are on the rise, as well as a comeback in sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms have not been available at most public health facilities, hotel/office/restaurant dispensers for the past year. A lack of condoms has been blamed on a high levy on the commodity in a country where most of the free condom programs are supported by donors.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya on The Verge of Acute Shortage Of Condoms Amid Rising Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

POLITICS

UN Official Tickles Governor Wangamati with Monkey Proverb

Dr Ademola with Governor Wangamati. Photo/Oliver Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati on Wednesday broke into a hearty laughter, orchestrated by a United Nations (UN) official. The first term County boss hosted representatives of various organisations among them Safaricom, Flying Doctors Society Africa and the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA), before holding a joint press conference at his office.

  3 months ago ago
UN Official Tickles Governor Wangamati with Monkey Proverb

POLITICS

DP Ruto Hints on His Preferred Running Mate For 2022 Presidency

The heat for the 2022 presidency and other leadership slots is up. Deputy President, William Ruto is keen to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta at the end of his constitutional two terms in office. Over the weekend, the DP had a good tour at the coast galvanizing his ambition as he inspected development projects. According to The Star Newspaper of 31st August, Ruto gave a big hint as to who he will choose as a preferred running mate. The DP said that it is high time the country gives more prominence to women,

  1 year ago ago
DP Ruto Hints on His Preferred Running Mate For 2022 Presidency

POLITICS

Aoko Otieno Tears Apart Women In DP Ruto's Camp, Says None Qualifies To Be His Running Mate

Ms Aoko Otieno, the self-proclained defender of boy child, has badly dismissed the women legislators in Deputy President William Ruto's camp, maintaining that none fits the bill to be Rutu's running mate in 2022. This came after DP Ruto was quoted saying he will respect the gender rule and nominate a woman as a running mate and potential deputy President. “It is high time women were given equal opportunity in politics and development of the nation. The two-thirds gender rule should be given priority in any

  1 year ago ago
Aoko Otieno Tears Apart Women In DP Ruto's Camp, Says None Qualifies To Be His Running Mate

HEALTH

Newspaper Headlines Review For October 6th

President Kenyatta expressed his misgivings on the unequal access to Covid-19 vaccines saying true multilateralism should fully embrace the principles of inclusivity and equality applied on the basis of the uniqueness of every nation. Speaker Justin Muturi has granted the House Committee on Finance seven more days to conclude its probe on two petitions regarding the increase in prices of petroleum and petroleum products.

  3 months ago ago
Newspaper Headlines Review For October 6th

HEALTH

How to preserve your fertility for future use

The average Kenyan family has 3.65 children, data by the United Nations Population Fund shows. The perishable nature of sperms and eggs has driven mind-blowing advances in medical science. It is currently very possible to safeguard a person’s current fertility by freezing sperms, eggs and embryos. This enables couples to get biological children in the future without compromising the health of their offspring. It is becoming increasingly elusive and frustrating for modern couples to have children. Working women

  1 year ago ago
How to preserve your fertility for future use

POLITICS

Ruto calls for need to empower girls and women in Mombasa

Today marked the World Population Day and the United Nations Population Fund(UNPFA) held an event in Mombasa county. William Ruto presiding over the event took over the distribution of UNFPA-sponsored dignity packs at Burhani Grounds, Mvita, Mombasa County. The vocal deputy president speaking at the event called for the need to push for further efforts of advancing gender equality through empowerment of women as well as protecting their rights acknowledging this as a way of growing development and sustainability.

  1 year ago ago
Ruto calls for need to empower girls and women in Mombasa

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Ladies: All About Menstrual Dignity For Girls In Kibera

For adolescent women residing withinside the sprawling Kibera slum withinside the capital Nairobi, menstrual hygiene is a main venture because of their own circle of relatives historical past due to the fact maximum live on on much less than a greenback a day.And much like maximum kids born and taken up in casual settlements, maximum women right here depend upon well-wishers to assist them accumulate sanitary pads.

  8 months ago ago
Ladies: All About Menstrual Dignity For Girls In Kibera

SOCIETY

UNFPA Concerned Over Number of Women, Children Affected by Israel-Gaza War

The United Nations Population Fund has raised the red flag over the high number of women and children casualties of the Israel and Palestine conflict. According to UNFPA, there are currently about 210,000 pregnant and lactating women in Palestine with some 365 giving birth every day (150 in Gaza and 215 in West Bank).

  8 months ago ago
UNFPA Concerned Over Number of Women, Children Affected by Israel-Gaza War

POLITICS

Ruto hints on His Running mate ahead of the 2022 polls

The political heat is rising in the country as the countdown draws near for the 2022 general elections. Politicians have been seen putting their houses in order. Some politicians have been seeing eyeing for bigger seats in the elections while some comfortable defending their current seats ahead of the elections. The Deputy President, William Ruto, who is seen to be one of the favourite candidate for the presidential seat has left many wondering who will be his running mate in the 2022 polls. Speaking in Mombasa

  1 year ago ago
Ruto hints on His Running mate ahead of the 2022 polls

COVID

United Nations Inks Partnership Deal With Homabay County to End Skyrocketing Teen Pregnancies

The international organization dubbed United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) has partnered with the county government of Homa-Bay to improve reproductive health indicators and reduce teenage pregnancies in the region. The organization which has been supporting health sector in the region has spent more than Ksh 50 million to enhance maternal health care services and adolescent reproductive health since the year 2014. UNPF country representative Dr. Ademola Olajide said the organization is partnering with the

  1 year ago ago
United Nations Inks Partnership Deal With Homabay County to End Skyrocketing Teen Pregnancies

HEALTH

Expect 7 Million Unplanned Pregnancies If Lockdown Persists

Pandemic has globally worked against women's sexual and reproductive health and rights  United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) official says there could be an en estimated seven million unintended pregnancies added globally for every six months of lockdown. An estimated seven million unintended pregnancies will be added globally for every six months of lockdown, United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Executive Director, Natalia Kanem has said. About 50 million other women will lose access to contra

  1 year ago ago
Expect 7 Million Unplanned Pregnancies If Lockdown Persists