Lessons from the USAID Afya Pwani Project in Kenya
The USAID Afya Pwani Project was a 5-year USAID-funded integrated project implemented from June 2016 to July 2021 across five counties (Kilifi, Mombasa, Kwale, Taita Taveta, and Lamu) along the Kenyan coastline. The project was implemented by a consortium comprising of Pathfinder International (Prime), Palladium International, and Plan international. The project was implemented to improve and increase access and utilization of quality health services through strengthened service delivery and institutional capacity of county health systems. The project aimed to increase access and utilization of quality HIV services, focused Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning (FP), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition Services and strengthened Health Systems in seven sub-counties of Kilifi county.