Strategies to ensure effective HPV vaccinations in Kenya have been modified to boost rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The partnership with SHOFCO is expected to support the government’s push to administer 20 million jabs between January and June 2022, as well as keep routine immunisation going.
Kangaroo care – close skin to skin contact with a baby from birth – is not only helping premature babies to survive in Eastern Kenya, it is also helping to change perceptions around COVID-19.
Social media and digital advertising has contributed to an increase in immunisation in Kenya.
The county governments in Samburu and Turkana have collaborated to ensure that villagers are vaccinated.
Kenya was aiming to reach 10 million people with COVID-19 vaccines by the end of December 2021. Thanks to a clear strategy, COVAX support and the hard work of thousands of health workers, they reached their target.
Faced with the many disease threats posed by repeated, calamitous floods, Nyando in western Kenya needs its health services more than ever. But longer-term resiliency will require more than just a shot in the arm.
Workers from a syringe-making company in Kilifi, Kenya have been changing minds around the COVID-19 vaccine.