COVID-19 Vaccine policies for pregnant and lactating people worldwide.

Kenya

As of 10/14/2022 Kenya's position on Covid-19 vaccination while pregnant is recommended for some or all, and its position on vaccination while lactating is recommended for some or all.

Current Overview

52,573,973

Population

3.423

Birth rate

Lower middle

Income level

Sub-Saharan Africa

Region

Public health authority policies

Pregnancy
Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.
Lactation
Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.

Professional society positions

Name
(Click to sort ascending)
Pregnancy
Lactation
Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society

Public health authority policies by vaccine

Name (Click to sort descending)Administered (Click to sort ascending)Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending)Lactation (Click to sort ascending)Other countries (Click to sort ascending)
Gamaleya Sputnik V54
Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
58
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
67
Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, Covishield
187
Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty
127
Sinopharm BIBP-CorV
75

Public Health Authorities

Most recently reviewed by us on 2022-10-14

Current policies by vaccine

Name (Click to sort descending)Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending)Lactation (Click to sort ascending)
Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, Covishield
Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty
Sinopharm BIBP-CorV

Resources & Guidance

Document type (Click to sort ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending) Subgroups (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy Booster (Click to clear sorting) Lacation (Click to sort ascending) Date (Click to sort ascending) (Click to clear sorting)
Official social media post
(none specified)
2022-01-29
Guidance statement
2021-12-24
Official social media post
(none specified)
2021-11-25
Press release
(none specified)
2021-08-20
FAQ
2021-08-17
Guidance statement
(none specified)
2021-02-15

Professional Societies

Most recently reviewed by us on 2022-10-14

Current positions by vaccine

Name (Click to sort descending)Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending)Lactation (Click to sort ascending)
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, Covishield
Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty

Resources & Guidance

Document type (Click to sort ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort ascending) Subgroups (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy Booster (Click to clear sorting) Lacation (Click to sort ascending) Date (Click to sort ascending) (Click to clear sorting)
Press release
2021-08-13
Legend
Permitted
Permitted with qualifications
Not recommended
No position found
The COMIT policy tracker was developed with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome .

Citation

Berman Institute of Bioethics & Center for Immunization Research, Johns Hopkins University. Covid-19 Maternal Immunization Tracker (COMIT). www.comitglobal.org. Accessed: 12/1/2022, 9:43:37 AM.

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