UNICEF's Programme of Cooperation with the Government of Kenya is based on the following key priorities: Health, Nutrition, Education, Water and Sanitation Hygiene and Child Protection.  These programmes use a Human Rights Approach to Programming in addressing issues affecting children.

Child Survival and Development

UNICEF works closely with the Ministry of Health and other partners to strengthen and expand key services for child survival and to achieve a reduction in child mortality and morbidity.

Education and Young People

UNICEF works closely with the Ministry of Education and other partners to ensure that all children in Kenya  - both boys and girls- have access to quality basic education.

Child Protection

UNICEF works with the Government of Kenya and civil society partners in creating an enabling and protective environment for all children, with a special focus on the most vulnerable

Policy, Planning, Advocacy & Communication

UNICEF plays a key role in promoting awareness and effective strategies for ensuring the protection of children, as reflected in the Millennium Declaration


UNICEF works closely with a wide range of partners to maximize its emergency support to vulnerable children in areas of health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education and child protection.


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