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…Read more
The fact that Africa has less doctors than the rest of the world has frequently been identified as one of the root causes of the continent’s health challenges. In Kenya, for instance, the doctor to…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Amref Health Africa and PharmAccess have joined forces in an innovative partnership called i-PUSH. The partnership aims to improve access to better health care for 100,000 women and their families in Kenya through mobile phones.Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Dr Mutharika is expected to address delegates at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) Youth Forum as the Chief Guest.Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Currently Dr. Widdowson is the Director of the Division of Global Health Protection, CDC Kenya with responsibility for the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in Kenya, and a wide-ranging portfolio of public health science and…Read more
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017) will be held from March 7-9, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.Read more
Marijke Wijnroks joined the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as its Chief of Staff on 15 July 2013. She is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).Read more
David Pritchard is the Vice President: Africa and Developing Countries of Asia, at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). He is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).Read more
Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator and the UNDP Resident Representative to Kenya. He is a keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC 2017).Read more
Professor Feldman’s research interest focuses on community-acquired pneumonia, particularly pneumococcal pneumonia. In addition to being part of large international clinical collaborations recruiting cases of community-acquired pneumonia, he has contributed to basic research studies, investigating the…Read more
Health is today viewed as a key aspect of human and economic development. This is a view championed by the United Nations after Member States endorsed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 as…Read more
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to only 12 per cent of the world’s population but accounts for 22 per cent of the total global disease burden and 68 per cent of people living with HIV/Aids. Out…Read more
The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) has invited Malawi First Lady Gertrude Mutharika to be the keynote speaker at the Africa Health Agenda International Conference in Nairobi Kenya scheduled for March this year. AMREF…Read more
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference is now just a month away. Slated for March 7-9, 2017, the conference brings together researchers, policy makers, practitioners, the private sector, advocates for health and civil society to…Read more
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The PharmAccess Group, of which PharmAccess Foundation is part of, is a non-profit organization and seeks to make quality healthcare accessible in Africa, contributing to healthier populations and social and economic development.PharmAccess Foundation
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The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is a peer-to-peer learning platform for policymakers and payers in low- and middle-income countries striving to finance universal coverage of their populations’ health care needs. The JLN now includes ten member countries in Asia and Africa: Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mali, Nigeria, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Joint learning among them is facilitated by partners leading four technical tracks: Quality, Provider Payment Mechanisms, Information Systems, and Expanding Coverage.
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Merck & Co., Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
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M-Pesa Foundation is an independent charitable trust established to invest in interventions that improve the social and economic status of Kenyans.
M-Hakika is a five year programme that aims to improve Maternal and Child health outcomes by introducing and combining scalable mobile innovations from AMREF Health Africa, Safaricom and PharmAccess in a few counties in Kenya.
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Ipas is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization that works around the world to increase women's ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights, especially the right to safe abortion. Ipas seeks to eliminate unsafe abortion and the resulting deaths and injuries and to expand women's access to comprehensive abortion care, including contraception and related reproductive health information and care. Ipas strives to foster a legal, policy and social environment supportive of women's right to make their own sexual and reproductive health decisions freely and safely. The Ipas Africa Alliance works to reduce maternal health from unsafe abortion; to expand the availability of high quality comprehensive abortion care; to address abortion related stigma; and to advocate for policies that advance women's reproductive health and rights across the continent. Established by Ipas in 2000, the Alliance works with intergovernmental, state and non-state actors at the regional and national level to enhance women's access to safe, legal, abortion.
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