Amref Health Africa Video Gallery

AMREF Introduction

More than 50 years ago, three doctors came up with an idea that would revolutionise healthcare in Africa. The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) started off as a Flying Doctors service and has...

The Children's Parliament

The Children's Parliament project was started in an effort to empower pupils to actively participate in making decisions on issues affecting them both at school and at home; a deviation from the traditional way,...

Training Midwives to Save Lives

In South Sudan, 2 out of every 100 women die due to complications arising during the process of giving birth. This is compounded by the fact that South Sudan suffers from a severe shortage...

Amina Saidi - Mkuranga, Tanzania

Amina Saidi is a 37 year old mother of five, residing in Mkamba ward of Mkuranga District, an hour's drive southeast of Dar es Salaam. Mkuranga is one of the poorest districts in Tanzania....

AMREF at Work - Water and Maternal Health in Magadi, Kenya

Although women is sub-Saharan Africa are the purveyors and nurturers of life...the carriers of water and producers of food, very little investment is made in their health and well being by either their families...

Unheard Voices - AMREF Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education Programme

AMREF runs the Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PHASE) programme in rural Kenyan communities where hygiene and sanitation conditions are often poor, resulting in the spread of dysentery, diarrhoea and cholera. With support from...