African Population & Health Research Center

Portfolio Title: Cultural Institutions

Grant Type: Innovation

Counties: Garissa

Timeline: 2017 -

Funding Round: 3

African Population and Health and Research Centre will test a package of interventions in Garissa county designed to address sociocultural barriers. The project is situated within the strong traditional institutions of Somali culture, and will leverage the clan system and customary law to increase demand for maternity services, and the provision of culturally sensitive and acceptable delivery services.