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Kuboresha Afya Mitaani project
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Kuboresha Afya Mitaani project (KAM), also known as the Urban Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Project, is using implementation research to better understand and improve MNCH outcomes for almost 60,000 of Nairobi’s most vulnerable women and children living in the informal settlements of Kawangware and Mathare North.

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The Ponya Mtoto project in Kenya aims to assist in reducing the number of infant deaths due to possible serious bacterial infection (PSBI), or sepsis, by revising national Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) guidelines. These new guidelines are being implemented as part of a strengthened program of postnatal and young infant care.