The Voice of a Child is Worth the Power

By Kevin Anyonge Wajir County found in the Northern Part of Kenya has made strides since the inception of devolution of government.it can now boost about service delivery to its people. The county has a population estimation of 661,941 people and it covers an area of 55,840.6 km². An area associated with pastoralist’s community who …

Importance of Early Language Development,Child Wellbeing, Social Mobility and Language

Wellbeing means different things in different contexts. Traditionally, it has been used to describe a positive condition that goes beyond physical wellness to include perceptions of happiness and satisfaction. Today, international organizations define wellbeing more precisely through a set of indicators which are thought to contribute to the physical and psychological wellbeing of entire populations. …

EAC Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Bill, 2017

  By Irene Wali The East African Community Legislative Assembly (EALA) has drafted a BILL known as EAC Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) BILL 2017. When the bill becomes law it intends to prevent unwanted pregnancies, risky abortion and sexually transmitted infections including HIV. Extracts of the bill read: The partner states shall ensure that …

What to consider in child health

By Liz Busisa Child health, as the World Health Organization defines, is a state of physical, mental, intellectual, social and emotional well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Healthy children live in families, environments, and communities that provide them with the opportunity to reach their fullest developmental potential. From the definition by …