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Nairobi County’ Adolescent Bill on reproductive health to be implemented

By Jeff Kizzilah and Nicholas Manduku

Adolescent teenage pregnancy is on the rise with peopleliving with HIV Aids.

Nairobi county Assembly leadership has accepted to implement the ‘Adolescent National County policy”the policy will be helpful to deal with issues facing young people including teenage pregnancy.

Speaking during Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Consultive stakeholders meeting forum, Hon.Mark Nugsmbi ,Minority Chief Whip said, we will ensure issues are solved at thr right time,”

Hon. Mugambi said young people are really having many challenges that needs an argent action.

“As county assembly we will do everything to provide platforms and legislation on issues touching on development for adolescent solutions.

According to the latest, Statistics say 1q0,000new adolescent new pregnancy prevalences in Nairobi with Embakasi south is leading at 28% highest pregnancy followed by kibra,Kamkunji and Mathare.

The rising statistics is as a result of lack of health informations and drug and substance.

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