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Country Profile:
Number of women aged 15-49 (millions)57 10.8
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)58 4.5
Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) Modern Methods59 39
IUD Prevalence60 1.6
Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning61 25.6

57 PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet
58 PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet
59 PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet
60 World Contraceptive Patterns, 2013 UN Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs (2008/09 data)
61 World Contraceptive Patterns, 2013 UN Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs (2008/09 data)

Jacaranda Health

ICA Foundation began working with Jacaranda Health in 2016, with an initial donation of 120 LNG IUS devices. Jacaranda Health is a social enterprise and operates as a 501c3 nonprofit organization in the US. Their mission is to transform maternal health care in East Africa and make pregnancy and childbirth safer for women and newborns. JH builds private maternity clinics in peri-urban areas and are innovating to provide patient-centered care that combines quality and affordability.

Jhpiego: Kenya

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Jhpiego is dedicated to improving the health of women and families in developing countries. From our origins as technical experts in reproductive, maternal and child health, Jhpiego has grown to embrace new challenges, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, cervical cancer prevention and urban health?reflecting the increasing interconnectedness of global health. We take the latest knowledge in science and technology, apply it to develop practical, low-cost health care solutions and make them available from home to hospital, village to city.

The partnership with the ICA Foundation began in February 2017, when 800 units were shipped to Jhpeigo in Nairobi.

Saving Mothers

ICA Foundation began working with Saving Mothers in 2016, with an initial donation of 500 LNG IUS devices. Saving Mothers is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing maternal mortality and birth-related complications in developing countries. Their approach to this issue centers on educating birth attendants and medical personnel in underserved communities, providing medical supplies and interventions such as safe birth kits, and coordinating pro bono surgical interventions to address birth-related complications such as fistula and incontinence. Saving Mothers operates out of a maternal continuum of care program at Kapenguria District Hospital.

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