In Kenya, the CDC is addressing the region's toughest health problems at their source, directly working with vulnerable families and communities in local hospitals, clinics, and labs.
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172 U.S. Assignees and Locally Employed
Kenya at a Glance
Per capita income: $1,700
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 61 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 102/1000 live births
US Census Bureau, International Database, 2012
CIA Factbook, 2012
Top 10 Causes of Death
- HIV/AIDS 41%
- Cancer 8%
- Stroke 5%
- Diabetes 4%
- Tuberculosis 4%
- Interpersonal Violence 4%
- Diarrheal Disease 4%
- Lower Respiratory Infections 3%
- Ischemic Heart Disease 4%
- Chronic Kidney Disease 2%
CDC-Kenya's mission is to promote measurable, substantive public health advances in Kenya and throughout the region.
CDC-Kenya addresses the region's toughest health problems at their source.
CDC applies cutting edge solutions and technologies to reduce disease and protect health in challenging, underdeveloped places.
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