Our Blog

Our Blog2021-04-05T10:27:54-04:00
Go behind-the-scenes of our work through our blog. It’s full of thoughts, opinions and experiences from the Amref Health Africa team and people from the communities in Africa that we partner with.

World Food Day: Taking Action for Women’s Leadership in Water Governance

October 23, 2023|Categories: Blog, Melina Kalamandeen, Our Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Written by Melina Kalamandeen of Amref Health Africa in Canada, Saifullah Chaudhry of Development Impact Solutions, and Julie Truelove of WaterAid Every year on October 16, World Food Day [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Inequality and the Fight for Vaccine Solidarity

July 28, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Amanda Latchmiah, Intern Communications Advisor, Amref Health Africa in Canada By: Amanda Latchmiah Setting the stage “Africa is already playing COVID-19 vaccination catch-up, and the gap is widening,” [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: Why G7 leaders need to stand in solidarity with Africa

June 10, 2021|Categories: Blog, Onome Ako|Tags: , |

Onome Ako, Executive Director, Amref Health Africa in Canada By: Camilla Knox-Peebles, CEO, Amref Health Africa UK; Hubert Chauvet, CEO, Amref Health Africa France; Guglielmo Micucci, Director General, Amref [...]

Getting Up & Moving this Mother’s Day for Amref Health Africa in Canada

April 30, 2021|Categories: Blog, Global Faces Direct staff|

by Global Faces Direct staff Our Team at Global Faces Direct decided to celebrate our moms this Mother’s Day with a fundraising activity for Amref Health Africa in Canada. [...]

How COVID-19 is fuelling an increase in female genital mutilation/cutting and what we can do about it

February 5, 2021|Categories: Blog, Tammary Esho|

by Dr. Tammary Esho, Director, Amref Health Africa End FGM/C Centre of ExcellenceAfter decades of progress in reducing the number of girls and young women subjected to female genital mutilation [...]

How one woman in Tanzania started a revolution in period products, and helped empower girls and women

August 28, 2020|Categories: Blog, Jasmine Vallve|

Jasmine Valle, Amref Health Africa in CanadaMenstruation is oddly viewed as one of the shameful secrets of women’s health. It is stigmatized and often misunderstood. The shame and embarrassment of [...]

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