Release of the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014

The report of the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2014 was launched at the Pan-Afric Hotel-Nairobi on 8 April 2014. The report shows improvements in key indicators; For example, the infant mortality rate decreased to 39 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014 from 52 in 2008-09; the under-five mortality rate decreased to 52 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014 from 74 in 2008-09; The proportion of mothers receiving antenatal care from a health professional increased from 92 percent in 2008-09 to 96 percent in 2014 and the percentage of births attended by a skilled increased from 44 percent to 66 percent over the same period. A copy of the launch report of Preliminary results of Key Indicators can be downloaded by clinking this link