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Life expectancy has been on the rise

Life expectancy in Kenya has been on the rise in the recent past.

The World Health Organisation attributes the rise to "improvement in child survival", progress in malaria control and expanded access to antiretroviral for HIV.

The decrease in Aids pandemic has thus been a plus to Kenya's life expectancy in recent years.

Life expectancy in Kenya took a dip in the late 80's as a result of the Aids pandemic.