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Marlyne, a 13-year-old resident in the Korogocho slum of Nairobi, Kenya, left school at age 10 to help support her family. She was able to return to classes with the help of PEPFAR, CDC, and partner LVCT Health.
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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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Kenya at a glance
Kenya at a Glance

Population: 49,700,000
Per capita income: $1,640
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 65/60 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 39/1,000 live births

Source: Population Reference Bureau 2017: Kenya


Top 10 Causes of Death

  1. Diarrheal Diseases
  2. HIV/AIDS & TB
  3. Neonatal diseases
  4. Other noncommunicable Diseases
  5. Mental and substance abuse
  6. Cardiovascular diseases
  7. Unintentional Injuries
  8. Nutritional Deficiencies
  9. Neoplasms
  10. NTDs and malaria

Source: https://vizhub.healthdata.org/gbd-compare/

Why We’re Here

Kenya why we are here

CDC-Kenya’s mission is to promote measurable, substantive public health advances in Kenya and throughout the region.

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Where We Work

Kenya where we work

CDC-Kenya addresses the region’s toughest health problems at their source.

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What CDC Is Doing

Kenya what cdc is doing

CDC applies cutting edge solutions and technologies to reduce disease and protect health in challenging, underdeveloped places.

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  • Page last reviewed: July 10, 2018
  • Page last updated: July 10, 2018
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