Using Data to Improve the Safety and Welfare of Children in Kenya


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Author(s): MEASURE Evaluation PIMA

Year: 2017

Using Data to Improve the Safety and Welfare of Children in Kenya Abstract:

Kenya has recognized the need for a national system that captures information on children who are orphaned or vulnerable and records the services provided to them by all players working in the area of child health and protection. It is called the Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) and is an electronic system that fosters a standardized approach for the timely collection, analysis, reporting, and sharing of child protection data in Kenya.

The CPIMS makes quality data easily available for informed decision making at many levels of the health and child welfare sectors. It promotes links among all child protection programs to enable a coordinated response to children’s needs as outlined in Kenya’s draft National Child Protection Strategy (2014) of the Department of Children Services (DCS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The document proposes robust information management and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of child protection efforts as a key action step.

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