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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: Kenyaexternal icon


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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

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Kenya why we are here

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

Kenya why we are here

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

Kenya why we are here

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

Global Health Security Agenda

CDC is working with Kenya to improve their ability to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats. This work helps meet the U.S. commitment to assist at least 31 countries in reaching the targets outlined in the Global Health Security Agenda. CDC’s extensive global health presence and experience are critical to achieving these targets.

Page last reviewed: July 9, 2019
Content source: Global Health