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Amref Ethiopia Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

26/10/2016

Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia's Urban WASH Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme celebrated Global Handwashing Day event organized together with the Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau on the 25 October at the Addis Ababa City Administration Hall.   During the event, Addis Ababa City Mayor, representative from FMOH, Dr...

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Amref mourns loss of devoted German founder

25/10/2016

Amref Health Africa is mourning the loss of the founder of the organisation’s office in Germany, Leonore Semler, who passed away peacefully last Friday at her home in Munich. She was 95. In 1963, when Amref Health Africa founder Sir Michael Wood travelled to Europe to raise funds for...

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Cycling for health in the shadow of the Kilimanjaro

11/10/2016

A team of big-hearted Dutch riders tackle sun, dust and rugged terrain to raise money for Amref Eighty-eight cyclists from the Netherlands on Sunday set off on a 400km, six-day adventure at the foothills of the Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, determined to raise funds for Amref Health Africa’s work. This...

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Amref calls for greater private sector engagement in African healthcare

07/10/2016

Making healthcare profitable is key for private sector involvement, says Amref Group CEO 7th October 2016…A growing urban middle class that is willing to pay for better healthcare has opened the door to greater private sector engagement in African healthcare. This was the dominant theme at the just concluded...

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Amref unveils roadmap for implementation of SDGs in Health sector

21/09/2016

… Amref Group CEO stresses need for partnerships in implementation of SDGs at high level regional meeting in Nairobi Amref Health Africa today hosted a regional pre-conference event to showcase the strategic areas it will focus on implementing the United Nations-backed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Nairobi-based health NGO,...