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A Kenya Practical Guide for Continuity of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Family Planning Care and Services in the Background of COVID19 Pandemic

Date Enacted: April 2020
Country: Kenya

Kenya’s Ministry of Health developed “protocols [that] offer practical consideration of both preventive and clinical aspects of safe continuity of quality Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Family planning services during the COVID-19 Pandemic . . .” The guidelines contain sections on telemedicine, which “will be manned by appropriately trained persons on matters of reproductive health as well as COVID19,” continuity of antenatal screening and postnatal care, and continued observation of “minimum deliverables in family planning” which include “comprehensive counselling,” “access to quality services,” and “informed consent.”