APHRC is committed to generating an Africa-led and Africa-owned body of evidence to inform decision making for an effective and sustainable response to the most critical challenges facing the continent.
POLICY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNICATION
(March 3, 2021, Nairobi and New York) The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) and the Guttmacher Institute are […]
Early this year, before the Covid-19 pandemic hit Africa, the Immunization Advocacy Initiative (IAI) had implemented several high-level capacity training […]
Adhering to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months can be challenging for mothers, especially […]
PEC has developed three ways to use research evidence to inform and influence policy discussions and decision-making, to identify and […]
Kenya is among the countries planning for a national roll-out of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) scheme by the year 2022. […]
Globally, there has been substantial progress in reducing maternal and deaths such that between 1990 and 2015, maternal and under-five child mortality declined by 44% and 58% respectively. 12 However, maternal mortality remains unacceptably high, especially in developing countries. At least two-thirds of all annual maternal and child deaths worldwide occur in sub-Saharan Africa Beyond inequities across countries and regions, significant inequities within countries persist. […]