Domitillah Ndunge

Domitillah Ndunge - 2019 Nominee
Position: Nurse
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Masters in Nursing (ongoing)
75 Public Votes Reached!
a focused family planning service provider with passion for promotion and advocacy for the prevention of unplanned pregnancies through sharing information on health seeking behaviors including family planning. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

Through dedication establishment and the intergration of family planning services in the youth friendly initiative, by sharing of health messages on health seeking behaviors among these youths,there is an improvement in the number of clients especially teenagers seeking family planning services thus increasing its uptake.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

The increased number of maternal and newborn deaths due to complications rising from unplanned pregnancies and abortions that would have been reduced if women had to become pregnant if only they wanted to.
Again the increased teenage pregnancies and early age of birth thus not allowing the woman to grow and develop to full potential especially in education and or in career as a result of the unplanned pregnancy or lack of child spacing and even unlimited family size.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

1.Ensuring that no woman seeking family planning service is turned back without getting the service as long as they are legible.
2.Organise for sharing of health messages on Family planning to women of Reproductive Age seeking other healthservices.
3.Include family planning services in Out reach programs.
3.Identify training needs for fellow workmates on Family planning .

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

Sensitization of the community at large targeting women of reproductive age and Teenagers through sharing health messages,dymistifying family planning.
Linking those that need family planning.
Strengththening the existing networks on Family planning in youth friendly activities.
Advocating for and promoting utilization of family planning.
Identification and possibly facilitation of training of the service providers to comfortably attend to the family planning needs.

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