As highlighted in the National Health Policy this strategic objective

As highlighted in the national health policy this

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As highlighted in the National Health Policy, this strategic objective highlights the key services and interventions that have a secondary effect on health. These health related interventions are in the following sectors (but not limited to). - Economy and employment: Ensure work and stable employment and entrepreneur opportunities for all people across different socio economic groups - Security and justice: Have fair justice systems, particularly in managing access to food, water & sanitation, housing, work opportunities, and other determinants of wellbeing - Education and early life: Support education attainment of both women and men to promote abilities to address challenges relating to health - Agriculture and food: Incorporation of considerations of health in safe food production systems, manufacturing, marketing and distribution - Nutrition: Ensure adequate nutrition for the whole population, through avoiding and managing over, or under nutrition - Infrastructure, planning and transport: Optimal planning of health impacts for roads, transport and housing investments, to facilitate efficient movements of people, goods and services relating to health - Environments and sustainability: Influence population consumption patterns of natural resources in a manner that minimizes their impact on health - Housing: Promote housing designs and infrastructure planning that take into account health and wellbeing - Land and culture: Strengthening access to land, and other culturally important resources by particularly women - Population: Manage population growth and urbanization implications - Gender and vulnerable populations: Strengthen identification of special groups and their needs so as to increase equitable access to health care services The priority interventions during the strategic plan period are shown in the service package below. The sector will focus on the following priority actions: - Information generation on activities, and their impact on Health - Advocacy for required investments with related sector, donors, and Ministry of Finance, based on evidence KEPH service package for collaboration with health related sectors Service area Interventions Minimum Tier Cohort Safe water Provision of safe water sources 1 All Health Impact Assessment 1 All Community sensitization on safe water 1 All Water quality testing 1 All Water purification / treatment at point of use 1 All Water source protection 1 All
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Service area Interventions Minimum Tier Cohort Sanitation and hygiene Monitoring human excreta disposal practices 1 All Hand washing facilities 1 All Hygiene promotion 1 All Home inspections for sanitation adequacy 1 All Health Impact Assessment 1 All Promotion of safe food handling 1 All Sanitation surveillance and audits 1 All Nutrition services Nutrition education and counseling 1 All Community based growth monitoring and promotion 1 All Micronutrient supplementation (e.g vitamin A, IFA) 1 All Management of acute malnutrition 1 All Health Impact Assessment 1 All
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