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Lean Café at Kisumu County Hospital

IHPMR hosted a Lean Café for the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) on 31 March 2015. Adapted from Lean Coffee by Modus Cooperandi, Lean Café is an informal, but structured way to hold discussions that draws from the expertise and diversity around the table to build the best possible agenda and deepest possible conversation in every […]

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Release of the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014

The report of the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014 was launched at the Pan-Afric Hotel-Nairobi on 8 April 2014. The report shows improvements in key indicators; For example, the infant mortality rate decreased to 39 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014 from 52 in 2008-09; the under-five mortality rate decreased to 52 deaths […]

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Launch of the County Innovation Challenge Fund

The County Innovation Challenge Fund (CICF) was launched on Friday, 27th March 2015 at Mukuru Health Centre in Embanks South, Nairobi. CICF is a £16 million, three-year grant fund created in 2015. The CICF is funded by the U.K. Department for International Development supporting the Government of Kenya’s efforts to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality. […]

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Kwale Experience sharing workshop – 29th and 30th April 2015

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Kisumu County Hospital Lean Café – 28th April 2015

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Team Building for the Quality Improvement Team at Kisumu County Hospital

Team Building for the Quality Improvement Team at  Kisumu County Hospital

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KNH MOU

Kenyatta National Hospital and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Research (IHPMR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner in the improvement of processes in the Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) and Accident and Emergency Departments. The signing of the MoU was presided over by the KNH Chief Executive Officer Lily Koros […]

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Experience Sharing Workshop: Kwale County 25 March 2015

Experience Sharing Workshop: Kwale County 25 March 2015

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Scaling up and Institutionalization of quality management in health care facilities

IHPMR is the local implementing partner of the evaplan consortium which has been retained by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Health Sector Programme to scale up the institutionalization of quality management in health facilities in Kenya. This project will run from March 2015 to December 2016. Twenty one facilities including Kenyatta National Hospital […]

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Bungoma MNH Project

IHPMR is part of the Options-led consortium of 8 agencies (CARE Kenya, AMREF, Population Council, MannionDaniels, KPMG, IHPMR and MSI) which is implementing a programme to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Bungoma County. The program will run from January 2015 to December 2017.  The expected outcome is an increased access to and utilisation of […]

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