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Zambia embraces technology to increase health worker numbers


Celebrations mark graduation of first class of eLearning nursing students Nairobi, September 14, 2017 Song, dance and colour filled the Levi Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola town today as thousands of people turned up to witness the 41st Combined Graduation Ceremony for registered nurses and midwives in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province....

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Amref Hosts First Deanís Forum in Nairobi, Kenya


Amref Health Africa held the first Dean’s Forum with focal persons, university deans, and other stakeholders of the PEPFAR-funded, through USAID, Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Mechanisms project on 30 and 31 August 2017.   The main objective of the forum, which will be held annually, is to facilitate co-operation and collaboration...

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New Initiative to Improve Maternal and Child Health Care through Mobile Health Solution


Despite the decreasing trend, maternal and infant death rates are still high in many parts of Ethiopia. One of the contributing factors is the low level of skilled attendance at delivery and poor antenatal care service utilisation.  Ethiopia is at a pivotal moment in its efforts to improve the...

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Kenyan Government Authorises Amref International University


Nairobi August 4, 2017 Kenya’s Commission for University Education has given Amref Health Africa the green light to start and operate the Amref International University (AMIU). The Commission has granted AMIU a Letter of Interim Authority (LIA) with effect from August 1, 2017.  The University will focus on health-related...

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Amref Donates State of the Art Doppler Ultrasound to Dubti Hospital


In response to the unmet health needs of Afar region, Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia through Access, Service and Knowledge for Women Cancer Project (ASK4WCP) donated 700,000 Birr worth of Doppler Ultrasound, a medical equipment used to screen breast and other internal organs, to Dubti Hospital on 6 July...