Kenya

Seven rounds of the PMA2020 family planning survey were completed in Kenya between 2014 and 2018.

Two rounds of PMA Nutrition surveys were completed in 2017 and 2018 measuring the nutritional status of women and children, including mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurements. PMA Agile data were collected from facilities and clients in selected sub-counties within three Kenyan counties. 


Snapshot of Indicators

Snapshot of Indicators (SOIs) are online tables  that provide a summary of key family planning indicators and information on sample design, questionnaires, data processing, response rates and sample error estimates.

View indicators for Kenya by round


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Research in Kenya

11.5%

of women reported an unmet need for family planning in 2018, down from 12.9% in 2016.

Data Products

PMA uses innovative mobile technology to support low-cost, rapid-turnaround surveys monitoring key health and development indicators. Surveys are completed by resident enumerators, uploaded to a central server via a mobile data network, cleaned and analyzed. Results are disseminated shortly after.

Technical Area Survey Results Brief Indicators Report
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Uasin Gishu, SDP, 2017-18 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Uasin Gishu, Client, 2018 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Migori, SDP, 2017-18 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Migori, Client, 2018 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Kericho, SDP, 2017-18 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Kericho, Client, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 4, 2015 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 7, 2018 English
Menstrual Hygiene Management PMA2020, Round 6, 2017 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 6, 2017 English English
Adolescent & Young Adults PMA2020, Round 6, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Round 5, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 5, 2016 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 4, 2015 English English
Adolescent & Young Adults PMA2020, Round 4, 2015 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 3, 2015 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 2, 2014 English English
Nutrition PMA2020 Nutrition, Round 2, 2018 English
Nutrition PMA2020 Nutrition, Round 1, 2017 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 1, 2014 English English1 English2

Publications

PMA has a variety of publications including briefs, reports and overview documents  that may be used to inform health policy and programming decisions.

Implementing Partner

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International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRH-K)

ICRH Kenya is an independent organization established in the year 2000. ICRH-K designs and implements innovative evidence-based and cost effective interventions and undertakes research in the field of sexual and reproductive health, while engaging with stakeholders throughout our work, delivering on promises, engaging in policy dialogues rooted strictly in scientific evidence and promoting positive change by ensuring that our outputs are locally and globally relevant.

 

ICRHK

Principal Investigator

Dr Peter Gichangi

Peter Gichangi, PhD

Dr. Peter Gichangi is the Country Director and Director of Science and Research at International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK), which collaborates with the University of Nairobi on broad areas of HIV, gender based violence, family planning and reproductive health. His research background and professional experience include reproductive health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, gender based violence and TB/HIV and project implementation and management. Dr. Gichangi holds a masters degree and PhD in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Gichangi is also the Principal Investigator for the Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health (MOMI) project in Kenya.

Senior Technical Advisor & Data Manager

Mary Thiongo

Mary Thiongo

Mary Thiongo leads the data management unit at the International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK). She is the in-country data manager for PMA in Kenya. Mary’s professional background includes extensive experience in data management and database development. She was a data manager for several multi-country randomized controlled trials. She also has helped develop protocols and standard operating procedures for data management. Mary holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Kenya Methodist University. She is also a member of The Association for Data management in the Tropics (ADMIT), an international data management group.

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