Resources and Information

Information

Here, we feature some insightful articles and news pieces on maternal and newborn health services as well as the state of health systems in the country.

Expectant mothers ‘mostly die at night’

A majority of expectant mothers in hospitals die at night, during weekends and on public holidays when most doctors are away, a survey has revealed. The high night deaths are also due to the fact that a majority of women experience labour at night because their biological clock responds to light stimulus. Read More

WHO launches publications to help countries improve data on stillbirths and minds

WHO has launched 3 publications to help countries improve their data on stillbirths and maternal and neonatal deaths.Read More

BJOG mini-series on the development of the ICD-PM 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.14243/full

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.14244/full

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.14245/full

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1471-0528.14246/full

A framework for scaling up health interventions: lessons from large-scale improvement initiatives in Africa. Click Here to download

Resources

Our resources comprise of a number of policies and models which directly and indirectly affect maternal and newborn health care. These are also geared towards reducing maternal and neonatal mortality through empowering communities to embrace innovative solutions.

Maternal Health Policies
  1. Measuring factors affecting health innovation implementation. Click to download the pdf

  2. Implementation guidelines for the Kenya quality model for health 2011. Click to download the pdf

  3. Kenya health standards and master checklist for health services and systems, monitoring and evaluation. Click to download the pdf

  4. National adolescent sexual and reproductive health policy 2015. Click to download the pdf

  5. Sessional Paper No. 7 of 2012 on the policy on universal health care coverage in Kenya. Click to download the pdf

  6. Sessional Paper No. 6 of 2012 on the Kenya Health Policy 2012 – 2030. Click to download the pdf

  7. A recommended guideline for the development of mHealth Apps. Click to download the pdf

  8. Standards for improving quality of maternal and newborn care in health facilities. Click to download the pdf

For mortality estimates:

  1. Stillbirth – Lancet Stillbirth Series (February, 2016) Click to download the pdf

  2. Newborn – UN Inter-Agency Estimates (September, 2015) Click to download the pdf

  3. Maternal – UN Inter-Agency Estimates (November,2015) Click to download the pdf