Kenya Demographic and Health Survey: Preliminary report

Type Report
Title Kenya Demographic and Health Survey: Preliminary report
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2005
Page numbers 0-0
Publisher Macro International
City Calverton
URL Prel report June 2009.doc
Since independence, the Kenya Government has given high priority to the improvement of the health status of Kenyans. This is in recognition that good health is a prerequisite to socioeconomic development of the country. The Government, in a number of policy documents and successive National Development Plans, has emphasized that the provision of health services should meet the basic needs of the population and be geared towards providing health services within easy reach of Kenyans. It has also put considerable emphasis on preventive, promotive, and rehabilitative health services without ignoring curative services (

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