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A Case Study on Access to Health Services by Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups in Kenya (World Bank supported Initiative)

The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS), through its World Bank supported projects: the Kenya Health Sector Support Project (KHSSP), the East African Public Health Laboratory Network (EAPHLN) and the Total War Against AIDS (TOWA) project under the National AIDS Control Council (NACC), undertook jointly to develop, separately implementable Vulnerable and Marginalized Peoples Plans (VMPPs) to increase the accessibility of health services to the Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations (VMPs). Specifically, the assessment was to establish

  • The extent to which the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) are benefiting from the three projects,
  • The barriers to accessing services provided under the three projects and;
  • To develop action plans which provide implementers with practical measures to guide implementation, monitoring and evaluation of IPs benefits from the project activities given the geographical, financial and socio-cultural factors.

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