Malaria is one of the leading causes of illness and death in Kenya, killing an estimated 34,000 children under the age of five each year. Approximately three-quarters of the Kenyan population lives in an area of malaria transmission.
PSI conducted two rounds of outlet surveys in 2010 and 2011 in Kenya as part of the Independent Evaluation of the AMFm pilot phase through support from the Global Fund. In late 2012, the Independent Evaluation of the AMFm Phase 1 modified its name and is now referred to as the Private Sector Co-payment Mechanism. More information regarding the Global Fund's financial model transition is available here.
Kenya joined the roster of ACTwatch countries in 2013. Since then, a follow-up outlet survey was conducted in eary 2014 and is available here. A third outlet survey will be conducted in 2016.