Project contact: Dr. Kihara Anne B.
The egg tray approach in Comprehensive abortion care (CAC) is an innovative model of service delivery, where there is complete integration of counseling with options following the occurrence of an unintended pregnancy, provision of a method of safe and subsequently a long acting family planning methods in the continuum of care and at the same sitting, given by the same health care personnel before they leave the procedure room. In this model emphasis on LARC is encouraged. The” egg tray” symbolizing addressing fertility with a holistic approach.
The project was implemented in 2 hospitals in Kenya (Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital in Nairobi and Coast General Provincial Hospital in Mombasa). Implementation is ongoing with innovation of data streaming and service delivery being reported regularly.
The aim of the project is:
Aim 1: To build capacity of health service providers for Comprehensive abortion care (CAC) services in one County hospital (Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital in Nairobi) and Provincial Hospital (Coast Provincial General Hospital)
Aim 2: To audit the care provided in CAC service delivery utilizing the egg tray approach.