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Renovated Borehole Commissioned in Kerwa, Kiambu County

27/10/2016

In their bid to provide clean and safe water for communities of Kerwa Village in Kiambu County, Amref Health Africa in Kenya, EABL Foundation and Kiambu County Government commissioned a renovated borehole to the community at a ceremony held on October 24. The renovation of the borehole which will benefit approximately...

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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...