Amref Health Africa can today confirm that the cholera outbreak in Mandera County has already claimed 10 lives and at least 721 people are suspected to have been infected since the first case was reported on April 13. To contain the situation and help put a stop to the spread of the epidemic, we have launched an emergency appeal for Ksh25 million (US$250,000).
Amref Health Africa joined the world in commemorating World Hypertension Day at Nairobi’s City Hall on 17 May 2016 where several health stakeholders met in an event that aimed to draw attention to a silent killer that is slowly taking it‘s toll in developing countries.
Amref Health Africa was at the 4th Women Deliver Conference, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, with over 5,000 delegates from over 150 countries meeting to discuss how to make the Sustainable Development Goals matter for girls and women.
Amref Health Africa has opened a lactation room today in partnership with Alexander Forbes Kenya, which decorated and furnished the room.
The US Government, through USAID, this week handed over medical equipment to the Kenya Government for use in hospitals across the country to reduce deaths of mothers and babies.