Setting up health care facilities in rural areas where most of the inhabitants are pastoralists is most challenging as communities tend to move often in search of pastures for their animals. However, with devolved health care system, community members have better access to basic and life saving services.
The private sector is a critical development partner. The problem is not lack of money, but rather about connecting it with innovative ideas on the ground. It will require mobilization of public and private expertise, network and all other resources to bring synergy.
The Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms Ahunna Eziakonwa is urging African countries to involve young people as crucial allies in peacebuilding by engaging them as partners in tackling violent extremism.
In Turkana County, where there is a high demand for professional auto-mechanic services, 18 youth from the Kakuma refugee camp and host community have been enrolled in a one-year auto mechanic and entrepreneurship training with the Toyota Academy.
Maternal mortality has an acute human cost and heavily impacts the well being of society. One of the major issues affecting women in Marsabit County is inadequate access to maternal health services and information. UNDP Kenya Amkeni Wakenya CSO facility spotlight on Pathways to Safe Motherhood Project, Marsabit
The new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Kenya Mr. Walid Badawi presented his credentials to Ambassador Hon. Monica Juma, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
This a grant making mechanism Under the Amkeni Wakenya which aims at enabling Civil Society Organizations to respond rapidly to unexpected emerging issues, needs, opportunities, threats or other situations within the governance sector.

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