Kenya: Investment for family planning improving, more needed to meet commitments

Collins Baswony Kenya, News, Uncategorised

Kenya is making progress towards ensuring access to family planning services, an analysis by Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) has shown. The budget analysis conducted by Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) examined the national budget and the budgets of 11 counties. The county budget information analysed include those of Bungoma, West Pokot, Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Nandi, Nakuru, Laikipia, Nyandarua, Meru, Nairobi, …

Family Planning in East Africa: partnering to increase funding

Imali Ngusale Kenya, Population Dynamics

In late august, we were delighted to welcome to Mombasa some of our closest partners in family planning advocacy. The purpose of the invitation was to bring our collaborators around the table to discuss how we can better improve access to funding for family planning in East Africa. With the economic context always evolving, and donor organisations and governments regularly …

Funding Family Planning in East Africa in 2014: A Review

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health

Funding Family Planning – DSW launches new budget studies for East Africa Since 2010, DSW and its Euroleverage partners have conducted policy and budget analyses to help improve budget allocation, policy implementation, and funding family planning (FP) services, by holding governments accountable for their policy decisions.  Findings and information generated  from  focus  group  discussions,  health  facility  assessments, and policy  and budget  analyses,  assist  …

Dispatch from Uganda – Local government and CSO commit to improve support for Family Planning

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Success Stories

DSW, as part of the Euroleverage project, organised a one-day advocacy meeting at Mityana Local Government District headquarters in May 2014 to distribute information and copies of the findings of policy and budget analysis that we have undertaken recently. The meeting was also intended to be an opportunity for developing strategies to address family planning gaps identified by the analysis. This …