Amref Health Africa in Kenya is the country programme office of Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO. This is the largest and oldest country programme in Africa with an average annual budget of USD 40million. We have 19 innovative products and project models that have successfully been implemented and transformed 5.4 million lives.
Amref Health Africa in Kenya implements over 40 projects in 47 counties nationwide through five programmatic approaches:- Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Adolescent and Child Health; HIV, AIDS, TB and Malaria; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; and Clinical and Diagnostics. The country office gets involved in emergency response initiatives such as the Drought Response (2009), the Cholera Outbreak Response (2015) and the Garissa University Response (2015).
We believe that the power to transform Kenya lies within the communities. Our vision is lasting health change in Kenya. Our missionis to improve the health of the people in Kenya by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems.
Our key donors include USAID, CDC, the Global Fund, DANIDA, EU, DFID, WSSCC/GSF, GIZ, CIDA, Comic Relief, Micronutrient Initiative, Astra Zeneca, Sight Savers, Tullow Oil, Dutch Postcode Lottery, Rockefeller Foundation, Pal Finger, BIG Lottery, Global Sanitation Fund, and the Governments of Netherlands, Italy, and Spain through our Country Offices in the North, and foundations in Europe and North America. We count Tullow Oil, GSK, Philips, GE Healthcare, Safaricom, Samsung, and M-Pesa Foundation as our corporate partners in bringing lasting health change to Kenyans.
Our Technologies & Innovations
Over the 58 years we have been in existence, Amref Health Africa in Kenya has designed and piloted successful interventions, behaviour change models and tool kits. These models have received international acclaim and have been adapted by other implementing partners and international agencies with the same level of success.
Our repertoire of technological initiatives range from the simplest most accessible hand held devices to ground breaking tool kits that have changed lives.
Lessons Learnt from USAID RMNCAH Proposal Development Process: A Case of Amref Health Africa in Kenya
This paper takes a retrospective look at a USAID RMNCH proposal developed by Amref, to identify lessons learnt by proposal development team composed of Amref staff. The emphasis is laid on rapid assessment/gap analysis, writing workshops, review and submission of the proposal. The focus is to uncover programming practices or operational approaches that Amref would want to promote, avoid or share with others. We simply think of this as “what would we do differently next time? And what would we do the same?” Click here to read full document.