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Amref Health Africa and APHRC Partner to Improve Health Research in Africa


Amref Health Africa on Friday, 7 February 2014 entered into an agreement with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) to undertake joint research and capacity strengthening ventures for a period of three years.

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Philips and AMREF announce strategic partnership to improve healthcare in Africa


Nairobi, Kenya – Royal Philips (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) and the African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref Health Africa) announced that they will work closely together in an innovative shared-value partnership model designed to bring about a structural improvement in the healthcare infrastructure and healthcare provision on the African...

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Africa Health Forum 2014


AMREF participated as a member of the Scientific Committee at the AFRICA HEALTH FORUM to be held in May 2014 in Geneva.

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World Cancer Day 2014


The world observes World Cancer Day every 4th of February and this year as we commemorate this day, we realise now more than ever of the need for global commitment to encourage implementation of comprehensive Cancer Control Plans. The World Health Organisation (WHO) 2008 report cited non-communicable diseases as...

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Amref Health Africa doctors step in to ease surgical burden in Juba


Following the ceasefire agreement signed on January 23, 2014, thousands of people have flooded hospitals across South Sudan in search of medical care. Five of the seven wards at Juba Teaching Hospital are occupied by victims of the recent political unrest that began on December 15. Over 4, 500 patients have been treated for gunshot wounds since then.