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Amref Health Africa Appointed by Gavi as the new Civil Society Organization (CSO) Host

April 27, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Gavi Civil Society Organization (CSO) Constituency is a diverse group made up of over 4,000 CSOs from around the world aimed at ensuring that every child and person [...]

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 [...]

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