Kiera Family Planning

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  • Created on: 23-05-16 17:20
Name and Locate
Kibera is in the state of Nairobi in Kenya. East of Africa. 5km from city centre. It is the largest urban slum in Africa.
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Access to service
The government is targeting women especially in Nairobi because the TFR is very high (over 5) and due to bad sanitation and car 44/1000 Infant Mortality rate. Government providing Healthcare centres to educate, give advice and free contraception.
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Continuation...
Condom increases HIV protection by 98% and women who are HIV positive is 9.9%. Nairobi (3 hospitals + 20 health clinics) - only one accessible to Kibera - Uneven distribution. NGO's providing free clinics (Oxfam, Save the children)
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Factors that affect access
Because Tunza clinics aren't free, the deprived areas of the shanty town in Kibera can't afford to pay and therefore cannot access the service as the little money they receive goes to feeding family
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Continuation...
90% of workers have informal work - no time/money to afford clinic. Many of these people can't afford transport.`Wealthy suburbs - Umoja and Chiromo. Too far to walk
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Continuation...
In poorer areas, 36% of women can read and write - backstreet abortions (illegal), orphaned street children; 550-700 every year
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The government is targeting women especially in Nairobi because the TFR is very high (over 5) and due to bad sanitation and car 44/1000 Infant Mortality rate. Government providing Healthcare centres to educate, give advice and free contraception.

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Access to service

Card 3

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Condom increases HIV protection by 98% and women who are HIV positive is 9.9%. Nairobi (3 hospitals + 20 health clinics) - only one accessible to Kibera - Uneven distribution. NGO's providing free clinics (Oxfam, Save the children)

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Card 4

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Because Tunza clinics aren't free, the deprived areas of the shanty town in Kibera can't afford to pay and therefore cannot access the service as the little money they receive goes to feeding family

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Card 5

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90% of workers have informal work - no time/money to afford clinic. Many of these people can't afford transport.`Wealthy suburbs - Umoja and Chiromo. Too far to walk

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