During the last week of the project, the DIFFER Project organised a two-days symposium in Brussels. The six consortium partners gathered with policy stake-holders and sex workers from South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and India, the four countries where the project was implemented, and with representatives and experts from international agencies, such as WHO, UNAIDS and USAID. The key findings and lessons learned were presented and the next steps discussed. The symposium was opened by Prof. Dr. Marleen Temmerman and officially closed by H.E. Joseph Weru, ambassador of the Republic of Kenya.

Today the Gender-Based Violence Recovery Centre (GBVRC), Mombasa Kenya, a centre for victims of gender-based violence, received the label of the UNESCO Chair Sexual Health & Human Rights. During a press conference in Paris the centre was honoured for promoting sexual health en human rights in challenging contexts. The GBVRC was established in 2007 as a public-private partnership between the International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK) and the Coast Provincial General Hospital (CPGH) in Mombasa.

International Centre for Reproductive Health invites applications from interested and eligible bidders for pre-qualification/registration for supply of the following goods and services for the period 2017-2018 financial year.click on this link to download the document: http://icrhk.org/news/pre-qualification-supply

On 8 November 2016, Professor dr. Marleen Temmerman received the EDCTP Award for Outstanding Female Scientist 2016 In Zambia.

In January 2014, Beyond Zero Foundation was formed to partner with the government in reducing maternal and child mortality. Spearheaded by The First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta, the Beyond Zero Campaign is part of the initiatives outlined in her strategic framework towards HIV control, promotion of maternal, new born and child health in Kenya.

Mary Kiambi

Key family planning indicators brief for Kenya Round 3....

Comprehensive results of the family planning indicators from the first round of data collection...