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Child Management Study 1 brief

Child sexual abuse is globally recognized as having wide ranging ramifications for the survivors and their care givers. Health care constitutes an essential component of the necessary interventions to mitigate the consequences of child sexual abuse. The Ministry of Health has developed standards to ensure delivery of quality post rape care services. However, these guidelines are biased towards management of adults. There also exists no evidence on how service providers in public health facilities manage child of survivors of sexual violence. In 2015, LVCT Health conducted a formative assessment aimed at assessing the quality and comprehensiveness of health related services provided to child survivors of sexual violence in Kenya.

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