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  • Kilifi teenage pregnancy rate alarming, study shows

    A report on teenage pregnancy commissioned by Faith to Action Network, the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (Supkem) and Kilifi County government shows that one out of four teenage girls in the area is either pregnant or a mother. The report points at retrogressive cultural practices and poverty as the

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  • Adan Wachu awarded by UN for role in maternal health

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 27- The United Nations has recognized the efforts of Sheikh Adan Wachu in advocating for the end of preventable maternal deaths as the Chairperson of Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK). He was declared as the second runners up person of 2016 in a ceremony held at the

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  • Having Faith in Family Planning, Global Health Now

    That’s the basic agenda for the preachers, mullahs, monks, priests and rabbis gathered from around the globe at the 2016 International Conference for Family Planning. The faith leaders’ collective mission is to deliver a consensus statement supporting family planning in time for the closing ceremony on Thursday. Among those who

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  • God and condoms: perspectives on family planning and faith, Key Correspondents: Reporting for Action on HIV

    The subject of contraception is a hot topic in faith communities, which made for some exciting discussions at the recent International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia (24-28 January). Representatives of faith-based groups and religious leaders came together at a pre-conference event, to share best practice in faith-based family planning

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