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TEN YEARS OF COOPERATION

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 together to improve the quality of healthcare: Read more…

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The Birth of a new maternity unit

Baba Dogo Health Center is a Public Healthcare provider located in Baba Dogo slums, Nairobi. Over the years, World Friends has partnered with this facility by engaging hospital staffs in different trainings. In 2016-2017, World Friends through the “Improving Maternal and Child Health in the slums of North East Nairobi” (MISMI) project funded by the Read more…

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The RU Neema Hospital has achieved an important Acknowledgment

The RU Neema Hospital has achieved Level 4 (out of 5) in Quality Healthcare , thanks to the highest score recorded in Kenya among over 500 public and private health facilities SafeCare collaborates with. (Only Aga Khan University Hospital has scored 5) SafeCare has been established to support both public and private healthcare facilities to Read more…

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Training to equip community health committees

World Friends through the projected funded by the Italian Development Cooperation and Familia Nawiri -represented by Sandoz (a Novartis Company), conducted seven days training to Community Health Committees from two Community Health Units;- BabaDogo slums and Mathare 4A. It was aimed at enhancing their basic knowledge and skills, eventually enabling them to work pro-actively in Read more…

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Annual helath summit

World Friends Field Coordinator-Moses Emooh explains highlights of World Friends Kajiado projects to Kajiado County Governor His Excellency Dr David Nkedianye and other visitors during the county’s first annual Health Summit. The Governor and County Executive Committee member for Health Gladys Marima commended the work of development partners in health-were it not for health stakeholders, Read more…

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Healthcare in the slums

On 26th November 2016, World Friends/ Ruaraka Uhai Neema hospital conducted the last medical camp of 2016. Held at Tiba School in Lucky Summer, 224 patients attended the camp, receiving diagnostic and curative services. 39 of these were children under age five mainly suffering from Upper respiratory tract infections. 44 patients were given referral letters Read more…

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Capacity building trainings

Lavorare sul miglioramento e l’aggiornamento costante delle capacità del personale ospedaliero è essenziale per assicurare che i pazienti ricevano sempre servizi di assistenza sanitaria di qualità. World Friends, in quest’ottica, nel corso degli anni ha realizzato numerosi corsi di formazione per il personale sanitario proveniente da strutture situate nelle Regioni di Nairobi e Kajiado Nel Read more…

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Pink October

. Among the top common cancers in females, breast cancer if detected early is manageable and curable. In fact, most fatalities caused by cancers can be avoided mainly if diagnosis is done during early stages. At Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital, free breast exams are been conducted daily as well as lessons on how to self Read more…

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Training on parenting skills

On 4th, 6th and 11th October 2016, World Friends conducted trainings on Parenting Skills to 20 mothers of children living with disabilities. Conducted under the Community Based Rehabilitation Programme, this was a mind-set changing exercise intended at giving life skills to mothers on how to bring out the best in them, so as to take Read more…

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Global Handwashing day

Make handwashing a habit! This is the theme for 2016’s Global Hand washing Day, which is marked on 15th October each year. World Friends, together with the Ministry of Health, Kajiado sub county, teachers and stake holders in the health sector joined hands in marking this special day and sensitized children about the importance of Read more…