“What Could Have Happened To Us?”

A recent strike by doctors and nurses in Kenya’s public hospitals left thousands of patients desperate for medical attention. Less than 10 percent of Kenyans have health insurance, and private clinics and hospitals are far too expensive for those living in desperate poverty. It was in this tumultuous time that Christine Kagendo, 23, went into labor with her second child. Her first child had barely survived — would the Child Survival Program be able to rescue her unborn son?

“What Could Have Happened To Us?”

A recent strike by doctors and nurses in Kenya’s public hospitals left thousands of patients desperate for medical attention. Less than 10 percent of Kenyans have health insurance, and private clinics and hospitals are far too expensive for those living in desperate poverty. It was in this tumultuous time that Christine Kagendo, 23, went into labor with her second child. Her first child had barely survived — would the Child Survival Program be able to rescue her unborn son?