AMREF Kenya receives matching grant for mHealth Project

AMREF Kenya and WelTel have partnered to secure a $2 million investment to improve patient care and expand the mobile health (mHealth) program across rural Kenya.

Half of the funding, USD$1 million, is from APHIAPLUS IMARISHA, a five year USAID-funded project managed by AMREF Kenya. Grand Challenges Canada, an organization funded by the Government of Canada that supports bold ideas with big impact in global health, has also invested USD$1 million.

Dr. Lennie Kyomuhangi, Country Director, AMREF Kenya notes that the matching grant will take mHealth interventions to a wider beneficiary cohort.

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