UN Joint Programme on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health

No. of pages: 85

Publication Date: 2017

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

This document outlines the Joint Programme on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) of the Government of Kenya and United Nations H6 partners (UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UN Women, and the World Bank), working together towards the reduction of preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths in ten high-burden counties in Kenya during the period October 2016 to December 2020. The H6 partnership is a global initiative of the United Nations to support the implementation of maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health programmes at the country level following the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health in September 2010.

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