UNICEF, Philips launch maternal and child care innovations project

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Kenya is set to benefit from a joint project of UNICEF and the Philips Foundation which targets at reducing maternal and child mortality rates.

The project anchored on development of innovative health technology and solutions is intended to roll out programmes that will improve health care for pregnant mothers and their babies during pregnancy, birth as well as after birth.

“Under the leadership of the Government of Kenya and the Project’s Steering Committee at the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and The Philips Foundation will facilitate the development of innovative health technology and solutions in the field of maternal, newborn and child health,” Philips Group Communications – Africa stated in a press release.

The project which will run from September 2015 to 2018 further aims at providing affordable and tailor-made maternal and child care especially in needy areas of the country.

Source: Capital FM (link opens in a new window)

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