What Kenyan midwives want

Angela Nguku, founder and executive director, White Ribbon Alliance Kenya (WRA Kenya). 

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What you need to know:

  • Midwives are not prioritised for personal protective equipment (PPE) and are omitted from vaccine priority lists in countries where they are not considered formal health professionals.
  • Yet, midwives cannot cease work, just as women’s sexual and reproductive health needs do not cease during pandemics.

Midwives in Kenya are operating under a myriad of challenges, and would like their voices heard and demands met, a new report  by the White Ribbon Alliance Kenya (WRA Kenya) reveals. 

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