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Amref Welcomes Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as next WHO Director-General

25/05/2017

Track record in Ethiopia points to potential for transformational change for health in  African communities   May 25, 2017: Nairobi, Kenya: Amref Health Africa, the largest African led international organisation on the continent, today welcomed the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the next Director-General of the World...

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Amref joins Kenya's First Lady to mark the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

25/05/2017

Amref Health Africa in Kenya joined the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta in marking the World Fistula Day on May 23 at the Kenyatta University in Nairobi. The event also marked the official opening of the first International Conference on Reproductive Health.  “I want all mothers hiding behind the shame...

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Marking the 2017 World Hypertension Day

19/05/2017

The 2017 World Hypertension day was commemorated at an event held at the Uhuru Park, Nairobi on May. This was in the middle of the worldwide screening initiative, dubbed the May Measurement Month (MMM) which is aimed at highlighting the need for increased blood pressure awareness among the population...

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New Investment Fund for African Entrepreneurs in Health care

17/05/2017

Amsterdam, May 19, 2017: PRESS RELEASE Amref Health Africa, Africa’s leading health organisation launched an investment fund focused on the African health sector on Friday, May 19 in Amsterdam. The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies...

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Experienced campaigner to lead innovative new advocacy platform at Amref Health Africa

05/05/2017

Amref Health Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Wanjiku Kamau as the Executive Director of the Advocacy Accelerator. The Advocacy Accelerator is an exciting new platform designed to harness the full potential and impact of health advocacy in Kenya and beyond.