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Amref Launches Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) Leadership Training Program

May 6, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

May 6, 2021, Nairobi, Kenya - The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the need for countries to be prepared and ready to respond effectively to public health emergencies that will [...]

Amref Health Africa Global Statement on COVID-19 Tools including Vaccine Equity

April 29, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

April 28, 2021: Nairobi, Kenya - COVID-19 has, undeniably, devastated the global economy, resulted in the loss of millions of lives, and immensely interrupted people’s ways of living across the [...]

Samburu Elders in Kenya Publicly Declare End to FGM/C and Child Marriage

April 1, 2021|Categories: News|

March 5, 2021, Samburu County, Kenya: Today in Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over a landmark declaration by 40 top clan elders of the Samburu Community who publicly announced an end [...]

Launch of State of UHC in Africa Report Charts Detailed Path to Achieving Health for All on the Continent

April 1, 2021|Categories: News|

Report by the AHAIC Commission offers insights into Africa’s progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), reveals that only 48 per cent of Africans receive the health care they needMarch 8, 2021, VIRTUAL: The [...]

Alternative Rite of Passage Model Lowers Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in Kajiado County, Kenya by 24%

December 10, 2020|Categories: News|

Study on impact of Amref-led programme reveals decline in early child marriage and teenage pregnancy, and increase in schooling years as communities shun practice Nairobi, December 10, 2020: The Community-Led [...]

Amref Health Africa in Canada va aider à limiter la propagation de la COVID-19 en Afrique Subsaharienne grâce à des fonds supplémentaires

August 12, 2020|Categories: News|

Des mesures de lutte contre la pandémie seront déployées en Éthiopie, au Kenya, au Malawi et au Sénégal grâce au soutien financier du gouvernement du Canada 13 août 2020 [...]

Amref Health Africa in Canada to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa with Additional Funding

August 12, 2020|Categories: News|

Pandemic response activities to roll out in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Senegal with financial support from the Government of Canada August 13, 2020 – TORONTO, ON: Amref Health Africa [...]

Amref Health Africa to implement a Child Protection Project funded by the Government of Canada

August 5, 2020|Categories: News|

Nairobi: Wednesday 5 August 2020 – The Canadian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD) through the Canadian High Commission in Kenya has funded a one-year COVID-19 Child [...]

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