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Beyond Zero National Steering Committee Breakfast meeting

beyond zeroIn a bid to spearhead the elimination of mother and child transmission of HIV, keeping mothers alive and their children healthy , the National AIDS Control Council hosted a Beyond Zero National Steering Committee breakfast meeting in preparation for a Leadership Summit by H.E First Lady which is scheduled to take place on 25th May 2017 in Nairobi.

The summit aims at recognizing and awarding Kenyans who have contributed towards the reduced mother to child HIV transmissions which has resulted to a 50% drop from 12,000 transmissions in 2013 to 6,600 in 2015 and 2,000 maternal deaths averted.

The breakfast meeting brought together different institutions like Beyond Zero, Ministry of Health, National AIDS Control Council, Council of Governors among others. The CEO Council of Governors Ms. Jacqueline Mogeni got a chance to give remarks which started off by congratulating Beyond Zero Campaign for winning the Service Delivery Award (Kifaru Award) during the Devolution Warrior Awards Gala Dinner. They were nominated by the public for having taken key interest in Health Care services and objectively addressed issues of Maternal and Child care at the county level.

She also thanked Beyond Zero for positive impact of the mobile clinics in the counties, the greatest being bringing health services closer to the people especially for those who had to walk miles to access health services.

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