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ppe 2
May
28
Published on 28 May 2020

With the resumption of essential activities in World Friends projects, the staff need to be well equipped and more conversant on how to protect themselves and the beneficiaries from Covid-19 transmission and infection. A Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) training session was held to ensure that th...

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disability covid 1
May
16
Published on 16 May 2020

Community Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) is a rehabilitation program geared towards supporting and addressing the needs of children with disabilities in the vast informal settlements of Nairobi. World Friends and Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital staff provide occupational and physiotherapy to the ch...

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sonomobile 2
May
15
Published on 15 May 2020

World Friends is working towards enhancing the health of the residents of the informal settlements of Nairobi North East by offering essential healthcare services that are not as readily available due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thus encouraging World Friends to resume the SonoMobile activities as of...

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nutrition covid 1
Apr
28
Published on 28 April 2020

About the Nairobi Nutritional Project Jahmii Kipawa Clinic in the Nairobi North slums of Kariobangi, is one if the Healthcare facilities that World Friends has partnered with over the years through the Nairobi Nutritional Project. The Project aims at improving the nutritional and health status and ...

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emergency 1
Apr
15
Published on 15 April 2020

· COVID-19 EMERGENCY · Together to protect the poor and the communities against the virus   Words like “social distancing” or claims such as “stay at home” or “wash your hand frequently” are inconceivable for the homeless in Italy or the inhabitants of shantytowns in K...

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covid-19 1
Apr
10
Published on 10 April 2020

The transmission of the virus among the population is leading to an increase of the number of COVID-19 cases in Kenya. Currently the number of confirmed infections reached 184, with 12 recovered patients and 7 deaths. Work on the field continues World Friends is focusing on enhancing the respons...

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r-esisto 1
Apr
03
Published on 3 April 2020

On April 1st started “Io R-esisto in strada: socio-medical outreach for the homeless in Turin”. The project refers the the population of no fixed address in Turin to support them in the current COVID-19-driven health crisis. At the moment the homeless are facing a phase of great difficulty as th...

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covid 1
Mar
30
Published on 30 March 2020

There are 42 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kenya as of the 30th March 2020. In this moment it is important to enact all measures fundamental to minimize any risk of infection. World Friends and Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital staff have already arranged a series of precautionary measures to reduce and sto...

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tuberculosis 1
Mar
24
Published on 24 March 2020

March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day. In this day, in 1882, Dr Robert Koch, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1905, announced the discovery of the bacterium causing tuberculosis, opening the way to research for diagnosis and treatment of this disease. The day is celebrated to raise awa...

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covid-19 1
Mar
20
Published on 20 March 2020

Following the first cases of COVID-19 in Kenya with seven swabs confirmed positive as of March 19th, World Friends and Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital (RUNH) staff is implementing concrete safety measures to lower and stop the rate of infection transmission. With regard to the projects, World Friends ac...

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