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Kenya celebrates World Contraceptive Day

WCD's mission is to improve awareness of contraceptives methods available to young people, men and women

In Summary

• The day centres around a vision where every pregnancy is planned and wanted

King and queen of condoms Stanley Ngara and Brenda Alwanyi
King and queen of condoms Stanley Ngara and Brenda Alwanyi
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The Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, recently hosted celebrations of the World Contraceptive Day. 

Present were Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi and UNFPA Kenya deputy representative Ezizgeldi Hellenov.

The WCD is an annual worldwide campaign that centres around a vision where every pregnancy is planned and wanted.

Launched in 2007, WCD's mission is to improve awareness of contraceptives methods available to young people, men and women to enable them to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.

UNFPA Kenya deputy representative Ezizgeldi Hellenov
UNFPA Kenya deputy representative Ezizgeldi Hellenov
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Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi
Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi
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MOH family planning coordinator Claris Okumu, Bayer global health programme coordinator Mildred Pita and MOH advocacy communication manager Mary Magubo
MOH family planning coordinator Claris Okumu, Bayer global health programme coordinator Mildred Pita and MOH advocacy communication manager Mary Magubo
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Zamara Foundation director Esther Kimani and Bayer global healthcare coordinator EA Willis Omondi
Zamara Foundation director Esther Kimani and Bayer global healthcare coordinator EA Willis Omondi
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NCPD chief programme coordinator Mwongola Mikwa and gynaecologist Stephen Kalliti
NCPD chief programme coordinator Mwongola Mikwa and gynaecologist Stephen Kalliti
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