Strengthening existing community structures and resource persons such as Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) to reach the community promotes health seeking behaviors and demand for health services at the community level. Through working with CHVs, mobilize and link women of reproductive age for antenatal care visits, assisted facility based delivery, post natal care visits including family planning services, immunizations among others. ICL works with peer educators and counselors (campus change agents) to link young mothers in institutions of higher learning to Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) services to various youth friendly health facilities within and without their institutions.
Establishment of a community health unit KES. 1,000,000.
Through health drives/outreaches ICL offers integrated services to adolescents, youth and community members geared to improve their maternal health outcomes. These services include contraceptive/family planning, breast and cervical cancer screening and condom as a dual protection method. Individuals are also referred to other facilities for STI screening and treatment, post abortion care and GBV counseling and care among other services.