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Evidenza
Sep
14
Published on 14 September 2017

On 5th September 2017, an event marking ten years of cooperation between Kenya and the Tuscany Region was hosted by World Friends at the Ruaraka Uhai Neema Training Center. Over 50 people in the healthcare sector from Nairobi, Kinangop and the Tuscany Region graced this event, themed: Working togeth...

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Jul
21
Published on 21 July 2017

A report from the Government of Kenya indicates that the 2017 long rains performance was below normal with poor spatial and temporal distribution. This poses a concern to the nutrition status across the country, especially pastoral communities who are most vulnerable. As a response to this worry...

Right to health
Foto-Evidenza
Jul
04
Published on 4 July 2017

In 1999, HIV was declared a national disaster in Kenya. This was due to the countless number of reported HIV deaths that Kenya as a country was experiencing. There was very minimal information regarding this disease and when one tested positive, a majority saw it as a death sentence- Some even com...

Right to health
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May
25
Published on 25 May 2017

Healthcare in the slums Hilary Bosuben is a Clinical Officer at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital. He is part of the team that provides essential healthcare to patients both at the hospital and in the informal settlements, during monthly Medical Camp outreaches. Funded by the Italian Development Coop...

Right to health
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May
24
Published on 24 May 2017

Banjuka Music and Dance School is a project based in the informal settlement of Baba Dogo. Studies over the years have shown that incorporating arts especially in youth activities has remarkable psychosocial, behavioral and health benefits! These are necessities needed by the youth, but are lackin...

Discovering the slums
Foto-Evidenza
Apr
14
Published on 14 April 2017

“According to a National Tuberculosis Prevalence survey conducted for the year 2016, 40 per cent of Kenyans infected with tuberculosis were not diagnosed and thus did not receive any TB medication. This is worrying since TB is a contagious disease and if untreated, can spread very easily. Ther...

Education and training
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Apr
03
Published on 3 April 2017

62 children and 58 women were among 160 patients who attended World Friends / Ruaraka Uhai Neema Medical Camp at Call Africa in Kahawa West-Soweto slums. Held on 25th March 2017, this was the first outreach to be conducted at Call Africa-NGO. Soweto is an informal settlement located in Kahawa We...

Right to health
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Mar
28
Published on 28 March 2017

100 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) have been trained in a bid to strengthen two Community Health Units: - Mathare 4A and Kariadudu in Baba Dogo slums. This is courtesy of World Friends “Improving maternal and Child Health in the slums of North East Nairobi” project funded by the Italian Deve...

Education and training
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Mar
24
Published on 24 March 2017

UNITED TO END TB - WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY The theme for 2017 World TB day is United to End TB. It is an opportunity to raise awareness about tuberculosis and put all effort towards eradicating the disease. At Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital, we have a dedicated TB department where healthcare provider...

Right to health
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Mar
01
Published on 1 March 2017

Anna Bernabei, an obstetric gynecologist in Italy for over 30 years now visited World Friends to conduct trainings to impart skills and knowledge of hospital staff on Ultra sound use. She also took part in World Friends Mobile Clinic outreach in the vast Kajiado regions and performed ultrasound scan...

Education and training