Quality of Maternal and Newborn Health Services in Selected Urban Informal Settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (SRMNCAH)

  • March 2024
  • Policy brief

Nairobi’s rapid population growth and unregulated urbanization have led to an increase in the number of people living in informal settlements. Lack of essential services has led to stalling maternal and neonatal mortality rates. While many births occur in healthcare facilities, disparities in the quality of care persist. This study assessed the quality of maternal and newborn health services available and accessible to mothers and newborns in Korogocho and Viwandani to understand the gaps in efforts to reduce maternal and neonatal mortalities.Nairobi Urban Health Policy Brief




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