Delivering post-rape care services: Kenya’s experience in developing integrated services
N Kilonzo, SJ Theobald, E Nyamato, C Ajema, H Muchela, J Kibaru, E Rogena & M Taegtmeyer
Volume 87, Number 7, July 2009, 555-559
Table 1. Location and service delivery module for post-rape care services in Kenya
|Service required||Department responsible||Service delivery location in district hospitals||Predominant service delivery mode|
|Legal documentation||–||Examining medical officer||Horizontal|
|Laboratory services (specimen analysis)||National Reference Laboratories||Local laboratory||Horizontal|
|HIV testing||National Laboratories/NASCOP||Local laboratory||Vertical|
|Emergency contraception||Division of Reproductive Health||Maternal and Child Health/Family Planning||Horizontal|
|Counselling services (related to HIV)||National AIDS and STI Control Programme||Voluntary counselling and testing sites||Vertical|
|Counselling services||Mental Health Services||Diagnostic counselling sites||Horizontal|
|HIV PEP||National AIDS and STI Control Programme||HIV care clinics||Vertical|
|STI prophylaxis||National AIDS and STI Control Programme/ Division of Reproductive Health||STI clinics||Vertical/horizontala|
|Data and records management||Ministry of Health Monitoring and Evaluation Unit||District Health Records Information Office||Integrated health management information system|
NASCOP, National AIDS/STI Control Programme; PEP, post-exposure prophylaxis; STI, sexually transmitted infection.
a Since 2006 STI treatment has been conducted through a horizontal approach.