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Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Universal Health Coverage

11/12/2017

Investment in Africa’s health systems is vital if the continent is to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth. According to the World Bank, Africa’s population is estimated to reach 2.5 billion by 2050. The region will face a critical challenge of creating the foundations for long-term inclusive growth.  At the...

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Healthcare receives boost as more than 500 Amref Health Africa graduates join sector

11/12/2017

31st graduation is the last for Amref International Training Centre as it marks its transition to Amref International University. Kenya’s and Africa’s healthcare sector is today set to benefit from the fresh entry of 560 healthcare professionals with diplomas and certificates in community health, nursing, midwifery and other fields....

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5th Africa Health Leadership Management Network General Assembly Conference

08/12/2017

The Africa Health Leadership Management Network (AHLMN) held its fifth General Assembly at Amref International University, on its Nairobi campus. Held November 22 – 24, 2017, the assembly attracted 29 delegates from 10 African countries.  The delegates noted the continued support of the AHLMN in the nine years of...

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Second Innovate for Life Fund Accelerator week

08/12/2017

The second accelerator week for the Innovate for Life Fund, held November 13-17, 2017 at the Amref Health Africa Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together the six health care entrepreneurs who have scalable solutions in support of primary health care in Africa.  The event was a build-up from a...

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Amref Health Africa joins the world to commemorate World Diabetes Day

29/11/2017

World Diabetes Day is marked on November 14 all over the world to raise awareness about the disease. Diabetes is a condition in which a person has high blood sugar due to an inability to produce, or inability to metabolize, sufficient quantities of insulin, the hormone that regulates blood...