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Music star and entrepreneur Kennedy Ombima also known as King Kaka early last week bagged another first by being invited as one of the keynote speakers at the inaugural UNFPA East and Southern Africa symposium on menstrual health management held from the May 28-29 2018 at the Hilton, Sandton РJohannesburg.

Among the elite list of speakers was Bathabile Dlamini, The Minister of Women – Government of South Africa and Dr. Julitta Onabanjo who is the Regional Director of UNFPA (The United Nations Population Fund).

King Kaka and his team as they recently launched The King Kaka Sanitary Bank Campaign #BankOnMeKe in February 2018, with an aim to provide sanitary towels to 100,000 school going girls in Kenya within 12 months and as at now they have already managed to distribute to 7,000 girls.

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Speaking on the sidelines on the event, accompanied with his manager/partner Dennis Njenga and Publicist Lisa, King Kaka was excited to be at the event and pointed out that through the forum, they had gotten a once in a lifetime chance to network with sister organizations working directly in enhancing better Menstrual Health in the region and he was keen in establishing alliances to strengthen advocacy efforts towards advancing menstrual health management in Kenya.

This was the first Menstrual Health Management Symposium and it was organized by UNFPA (The United Nations Population Fund), The Republic Of South Africa, UNICEF, WHO, Columbia University, UN Women and a few more selected partners.

The two day event was attended by several international organizations working to create sustainable menstrual health management in the East and Southern Africa region.

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