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Quick fixes to a complex problem like FGM do not exist

Published: 24 June 2016 Carolyne Khamala

The Economist brings much needed attention to a dangerous practice being carried out on young girls today – female genital mutilation (FGM) – despite it being illegal in most countries. In many African countries,... Read more

Let’s eliminate conflict to improve the lives of children

Published: 16 June 2016 Carolyne Khamala

The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organisation of African Unity, now the African Union. This year, 2016, the day will be marked under the theme “Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights”. Read more

Amref Health Africa in Kenya has launched M-JALI, a mobile-enabled platform for community health information management, in Kabuchai sub-county in Bungoma County through its Maternal and New-born health Improvement (MANI) programme on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Read more

Press Release   8th June 2016 …. Amref Health Africa has today unveiled an mHealth solution, LEAP, that seeks to revolutionise the way training of community-based health workers is conducted in Kenya and beyond.... Read more

Press Release: Amref Health Africa can today confirm that the cholera outbreak in Mandera County has already claimed 10 lives and at least 721 people are suspected to have been infected since the first case was reported on April 13. To contain the situation and help put a stop to the spread of the epidemic, we have launched an emergency appeal for Ksh25 million (US$250,000). Read more

Amref Health Africa Commemorates World Hypertension Day

Published: 23 May 2016 Carolyne Khamala

Amref Health Africa joined the world in commemorating World Hypertension Day at Nairobi’s City Hall on 17 May 2016 where several health stakeholders met in an event that aimed to draw attention to a... Read more

Women Deliver Conference

Published: 18 May 2016 Marie Kinyanjui

May 18, 2016 The 4th Women Deliver Conference is taking place this week in Copenhagen, Denmark, with over 5,000 delegates from over 150 countries meeting to discuss how to make the Sustainable Development Goals... Read more

Amref Health Africa launches a fully equipped lactation room

Published: 16 May 2016 Carolyne Khamala

Amref Health Africa has opened a lactation room today in partnership with Alexander Forbes Kenya, which decorated and furnished the room. “I would like to really thank Alexander Forbes and the Amref Health Africa... Read more

USAID Gift for Kenyan Mothers and Children

Published: 13 May 2016 Carolyne Khamala

The US Government, through USAID, this week handed over medical equipment to the Kenya Government for use in hospitals across the country to reduce deaths of mothers and babies. The handover ceremony was held... Read more

05 May 2016. Amref Health Africa is targeting to train at least 8,000 midwives in the next three years in a move aimed at improving maternal health for at least four million women across... Read more

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