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Pushing the maternal health agenda through partnerships and innovation

07/03/2017

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. i-PUSH was officially unveiled on Tuesday evening at the Radisson Blu poolside in an...

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AHAIC 2017 Youth Pre-conference Communiqué

06/03/2017

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 countries in Africa to meaningfully deliberate on strategies, scientific approaches and investments made on...

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First Ladies Endorse Engagement of Youth in Charting Out Africa’s Health Agenda

06/03/2017

Vibrant energy marked the two days of the AHAIC Youth Pre-Conference on March 5 and 6 as over 200 young people from across the continent debated and deliberated on issues related to their health and wellbeing, and made their voices heard as a key target group and critical players...

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First ladies officially open international youth conference, resolve to fight against HIV in Africa

05/03/2017

5th March 2017…Her Excellency First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, today played host to her Malawian counterpart, H.E. Dr. Gertrude Mutharika at the Youth Pre-conference of the Africa Health Agenda International Conference in Nairobi. The two first ladies addressed a delegation of more than 200 youth from across the...

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Say Yes! To Integration Of CHWs Into The National Health Workforce

01/03/2017

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 are necessary to act as the link for the affected communities. Sadly, in most...