Strategic Programme Issues

The KMWA Strategic Plan 2010 – 2014 was officially launched in November 2009 during the annual dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel – Kenya.

The following are the strategic programmatic issues as per the strategic plan:-
Issue 1: Reduced Child Mortality:
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Healthy children living beyond the age of 5 years;
•Access to quality primary health care services for all children.

Issue 2: Improved Maternal Health Care
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Healthy mothers living in a healthy environment with reduced maternal mortality and a reduced need for hospitalization;
•Access to quality primary health care services for all mothers;
•Policies contributing to improved maternal health.

Issue 3: Gender Equality Promoted and Women Empowered
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Elimination of gender disparity especially in primary, secondary and higher institutions of learning;
•More girls undertaking medical studies at the tertiary level.

Issue 4: Strengthened Membership
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Strengthened KMWA membership able to influence and participate in the formulation of the national health policy;
•Strengthened membership actively involved in the provision of quality health services throughout the republic.

Issue 5: Increased Visibility and Leverage as a Major Stakeholder in Health Issues
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Institution well recognized with a strongly respected outlook and influence;
•Well respected institution able to influence the national medical policies.

Issue 6: Institutional Strengthening
This program aims to contribute towards the achievement of the following outcomes:-
•Maintain good governance standards within KMWA;
•Effective and efficient programmes at KMWA;
•Access to efficient support services by all KMWA members and appropriate stakeholders.

5.MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
•Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015.

Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
•Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five.

Goal 5: Improve maternal health
•Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio.
•Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health.