By Matilda Atieno The County government in partnership with World bank has rolled out a week long Participatory Climate Risk Assessment (PCRA) process spearheaded by the County Technical Working Group (TWG) including state and non state actors. The process that is running concurrently across all the sub- counties aims at identifying locally-led climate interventions through
By Loraine Anyango A newly signed MOU between Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) and Clubfoot Care for Kenya (CCK) will enable Free treatment of Club foot within the region. The two parties agreed on the successful implementation, delivery, accessibility, and sustainability of quality clubfoot treatment services utilizing the Ponseti method. In the

Enhancing Neurodevelopment.

What is the correlation between maternal anemia and neurodevelopment? This is the question that a new study at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) seeks to answer in the next couple of years. The study funded by the Bill Gates Foundation is founded on the fact that maternal anemia in early pregnancy increases

FIF Progress

By Loraine Anyango. The Department of Medical Services, Public Health, and Sanitation has a huge responsibility to provide accessible, affordable, and quality health care to the residents of Kisumu, it must generate revenue in its journey towards self-reliance, to ensure that its resources stay viable, and facility in charges and medical superintend from the seven
                       By Matilda Atieno The County Government of Kisumu and Transparency International has made substantial progress in mainstreaming gender in climate action with a focus on capacity building to understand the linkages between gender and climate change and the tangible tools and approaches that encourage gender-responsive adaptation. Kisumu is highly vulnerable to the impacts of

Call for Abstracts.

by Lorraine Anyango. Kisumu County is taking a lead in the fight against sickle cell. It is organizing an international conference that will bring together stakeholders, including sickle warriors and their families, doctors, government leaders, policymakers, and investors in health across the globe among others. The conference will be convened in Kisumu City from the 12th
By: Emily Mikwa Fish farming in Kisumu yesterday received a major boost with support of 3, 496 bags of fish feeds from the aquaculture business Development programme( ABDP). The fish feeds weighing 25Kgs per bag were distributed to farmers in the County within the aquaculture working areas namely: Kisumu West, Nyando, Muhoroni and Nyakach. They
By: Emily Mikwa Five groups within the Kisumu County’s Urban Food systems Project, today received Ksh 1.55 million worth of equipment to boost their businesses. The equipment include: refrigerators, incubators, ovens among other poultry equipment that will help in the management of food waste, and safety, production of day-old chick while also ensuring value addition
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu County and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) have organized a multi sectoral training that will support the county on Participatory Climate Risk Assessment (PCRA), a process that prepares institutions to access funding from Financing Locally-Led Climate Action (FLLOCA) towards climate resilience approaches. Climate change has become a policy priority world wide, and
Kisumu County has received protective equipment’s, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceuticals worth 12.5 Million in the face of the current Cholera outbreak. The items donated by Equity Bank Foundation have also intensified the fight against Covid-19 pandemic and other communicable diseases. Over the last two years, Kisumu received donations worth Kshs.30M from the foundation to support Covid-19