Conference Videos

March 14, 2017

Why NGOs are wading into the world of business – Dr Githinji Gitahi

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March 14, 2017
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Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) around the world are going through a historic transition.They are slowly wading into the world of business by positioning themselves as “social enterprises.” Although the concept of social enterprises has gained prominence in development circles, it is still an enigma for the general public. This highlights the need for a more open […]
March 9, 2017

Africa Health Agenda International Conference Communiqué

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March 9, 2017
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Africa Health Agenda International Conference Declaration on Accelerating the Achievement of a Healthier Africa Nairobi, Kenya, 5th-9th March, 2017 We, the organisers, keynote speakers, panelists, scientists and researchers, leaders from government, multilateral agencies, the private sector, civil society, development partners, youth delegates, advocates for health and the media, came together at the Africa Health Agenda […]
March 9, 2017

Amref launches FGM eradication strategy

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March 9, 2017
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Amref Health Africa yesterday launched its vision to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by 2030 during the ongoing Africa Health Agenda International Conference. The launch coincided with the International Women’s Day celebrations. The event, graced by H E Mrs Toyin Saraki and moderated by Dr Joachim Osur, discussed strategies for combating FGM, which is still […]
March 9, 2017

Innovate for Life hackathon winners

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March 9, 2017
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In a bid to reduce the maternal and infant mortality rates in the continent, Amref Health Africa in Kenya merged forces with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Nailab (Nairobi Incubation Lab) to bring in innovators from different parts of Kenya and Africa who will build startups that help reduce the mortality rates by focusing on the challenges faced by expectant mothers.
March 8, 2017

Town Hall with Edwin Macharia

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March 8, 2017
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Youth have for the longest time been ignored and locked out of decision making. Despite this, they have time and again proved their potential, and through the Africa Health Agenda International Conference have demanded to be included in decision-making.
March 8, 2017

Focus on causes and not symptoms to implement health-related SDGs

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March 8, 2017
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For the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be successfully implemented in Africa, countries in the continent need to address the underlying causes rather than the symptoms of key health challenges. This was the key takeout from the plenary on the status of the implementation of health-related SDGs yesterday.
March 8, 2017

Global Fund Chief of Staff visits Amref Project in Nairobi

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March 8, 2017
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The Chief of Staff at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, Dr Marijke Wijnroks paid a visit to the Medical Mission of Mary Health Centre in Mukuru kwa Njenga slum, Embakasi in Nairobi, to check on the progress of the Centre. The Amref Health Africa in Kenya project is funded by Global Fund.
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