Kenya has made considerable progress in strengthening its health care system, with notable improvements in health indicators. Despite these improvements, huge disparities exist across and within counties and special groups with differences in the availability of the essential health package, health facilities and health workers resulting in inequities in service use. This is due to demand and supply side barriers in health service delivery including societal norms that hinder utilisation of health care services, as well as inherent weaknesses in the health systems.
Leveraging on existing policies that promote community health services and the opportunities and partnerships within the devolved system of government, Amref Health Africa in Kenya works to influence policy by developing innovative models that contribute to improved access to and utilisation of quality preventive, curative and restorative health services in Kenya.
The pillar two service package includes: