Community Health Workers take Centre-stage at AHAIC Opening Ceremony

Community Health Workers take Centre-stage at Opening Ceremony

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) will go down as a historic event for Community Health Workers across Africa following the launch of a continental campaign to get them paid and integrated into the formal health system.

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Town Hall with Dr Matshidiso Moeti

With the backdrop of a growing continent that has an average age of 19 years, the Africa Health Agenda International Conference focused much attention on the African youth, placing him and her at the centre of health issues in Africa.

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AHAIC 2017 Youth Pre-conference Communiqué

The Africa Health Agenda international Conference (AHAIC), Youth Conference held from the 5-6th March 2017 in Nairobi Kenya, under the theme: Towards a Healthier Africa: People, Systems and Innovations brought together young people from 11 countries in Africa to meaningfully deliberate on strategies, scientific approaches and investments made on the improvement of their health. The […]

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AHAIC 2017 Youth Preconference Videos

Day 1 of the AHAIC 2017 Youth preconferenceThe First Lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta at the at the Africa Health Agenda International ConferenceThe First Lady of Malawi at the at the Africa Health Agenda International ConferenceCS Kariuki at the Africa Health Agenda International ConferenceMs Katy Hayward at the Africa Health Agenda International ConferenceDr Githinji Gitahi

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First Ladies Endorse Engagement of Youth in Charting Out Africa’s Health Agenda

First Ladies Endorse Engagement of Youth in Charting Out Africa’s Health Agenda

Vibrant energy marked the two days of the AHAIC Youth Pre-Conference on March 5th and 6th as over 200 young people from across the continent debated and deliberated on issues related to their health and wellbeing, and made their voices heard as a key target group and critical players in the Africa health agenda. The […]

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First Lady Gertrude Mutharika in Kenya

Malawi First Lady Gertrude Mutharika arrives in Kenya for international health conference

Dr Mutharika is expected to address delegates at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) Youth Forum as the Chief Guest.

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CNBC social enterprising interview

Hard times for Kenyan NGOs as funds dry up

Donor funding to NGO’s has been drying up in Kenya mainly due to reduced foreign aid spend by the west and shift from aid to trade in most donor countries. This shift undermines the quality of service offered by not for profit organizations to their beneficiaries. Dr Githinji Gitahi, Chief executive Officer at AMREF Joined CNBC […]

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Say Yes! To Integration Of CHWs Into The National Health Workforce

Community Health Workers, commonly referred to as CHWs, are the bridge between communities and the health and social service systems. As a continent affected by an inadequate supply of doctors and nurses, Community Health Workers are necessary to act as the link for the affected communities. Sadly, in most communities in Africa, CHWs drop out […]

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Keynote Speaker Introduction: Prof Stella Anyangwe

Prof. Stella Anyangwe, Cameroonian by birth, is a Physician (MD, 1977, Cameroon) and Epidemiologist (MPH, 1986, and PhD, 1990, Tulane University, USA). She is perfectly bilingual in English and French, and speaks at least four African languages. She is presently Honorary Professor of Epidemiology in the University of Pretoria School of Health Systems and Public […]

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