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Amref Health Africa Conference Opens in Nairobi

24/11/2014

Hundreds of delegates congregate in Nairobi to discuss use of evidence to influence the continentís health agenda and priorities

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World Prematurity Day- November 17, 2014

14/11/2014

Amref Health Africa warns that there will be no improvement in child survival if premature deaths are not addressed   As we observe the World Prematurity Day 2014, it is a sobering reality that over one million children die each year due to complications of pre-term birth. About 15...

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Astrazeneca Launches Healthy Heart Africa Programme to Address Hypertension in Africa

07/11/2014

AstraZeneca has today launched a programme aimed at tackling the burden of hypertension in Africa. Healthy Heart Africa is designed in consultation and collaboration with non-governmental and community based organisations, international organisations, health experts and governments to support local health systems by increasing awareness of the symptoms and risks...

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Good for health, good for business

06/11/2014

Why would a global corporation reinvest 20 percent of its profits from developing countries back into training health workers? It’s simple. Health workers are the driver of health systems. That’s why five years ago, health care company GlaxoSmithKline decided to reinvest 20 percent of its profits from least developed...

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Empowering communities to improve maternal newborn and child health

06/11/2014

This BCC toolkit is particularly designed to guide organised groups within communities in Makueni County on how to influence both women and men in their midst to drop habits that expose mothers, children and newborns to ill health, and while at it, acquire practices that will help to reduce...