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110,821 Adolescent Pregnancies reported between January-May 2023

110,821 adolescents between ages 10 to 19 years got pregnant between January and May 2023 according to data released by Kenya Health Information Systems. Among 110,821 cases, 6,110 were among adolescents aged between 10 to 14 years while another 104,711 were between the ages of 15 and 19. This is an improvement from 2022 where […]

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More than One Billion Adolescent Girls and Women Suffer from Undernutrition-Report

More than one billion adolescent girls and women suffer from undernutrition making them underweight and short for their age according to a new report by UNICEF. The report indicates that prevalence of anaemia remains high and unabated at 30 percent, and more than two-thirds of girls and women or 69 percent suffer from micronutrient deficiencies. […]

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44% of Kenyan Adolescents Suffers Mental Health Problems-Study

About 44.3 percent of adolescents in Kenya have had a mental health problem while one in eight met criteria for a mental disorder in the past 12 months. This is according to National Adolescent Mental Health Survey published by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), University of Queensland and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School […]