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In Kenya, health care accessibility will greatly vary depending on the region. In larger cities, regular contraceptives (birth control) and emergency contraceptives (the morning after pill) are legal and do not require a prescription. However, general usage of contraceptives tends to be low. For STI tests, it is recommended to visit Better2Know as an affordable option, or there are some private clinics and laboratories that are available. You can find various menstrual products in Nairobi, including menstrual cups, but it's most common to find pads. In Kenya, a 3-month maternity leave period is granted. Abortion is only permitted under very specific circumstances, making it generally illegal to most women. This has created an underground illegal abortion business, causing serious health complications and fatalities for women. It is recommended that one exercises extreme caution before seeking out unauthorized abortion providers.