Adapting the 2015 Mother-Baby Friendly Birth Facility Guidelines for Semi-nomadic Pastoralist Communities in Laikipia and Samburu Counties of Kenya
Alison Morgan, Florence Nderitu, Michelle Kermode
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH JOURNAL | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2019
Purpose To adapt the 2015 International Federation of Gynecologists and Obstetricians (FIGO), International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), International Pediatric Association (IPA), and WHO auspiced Guidelines on Mother-Baby Friendly Facilities to a particular sub-population; seminomadic pastoralist communities of Laikipia and Samburu Counties, Kenya. We anticipate an increased utilization of childbirth services by improving their acceptability. Description We drafted a Pastoralist Friendly Birthing Facility Checklist based on the FIGO/ICM/WRA/IPA/WHO guidelines and previous research in this context. We employed mixed methods to finalise the adaptation: a works..View full abstract
Funding for this study was provided by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, through the Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme, implemented by Anglican Overseas Aid, The Nossal Institute for Global Health and the Mothers Union of the Anglican Church of Kenya.