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RU Neema 10th anniversary
Dec
07
Published on 7 December 2018

On 7 december 2018 World Friends organized a day to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the birth of the Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital in Nairobi. The RUNH is a center of excellence created by the NGO, inaugurated in Kenya in November 2008 and operational since March 2009. To celebrate with all the l...

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Dec
03
Published on 3 December 2018

The 3rd of December is the International Day of Disabled Persons, it was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the...

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SafeCare accreditation
Nov
15
Published on 15 November 2018

2018 marks the tenth year since the inception of Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital. It is also the year when Ruaraka Uhai Neema hospital received accreditation from Safe Care, having successfully attained level five in quality healthcare. SafeCare was established to support both public and private heal...

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The psychologist Mary Susan and her kids
Oct
19
Published on 19 October 2018

Since January 2011, Mary Susan Wairimu has worked as a Counseling psychologist/ Life Skills facilitator under the World Friends Health Education Programme. The work of a counseling psychologist mainly entails helping people to cope with mental health issues as well as emotional problems. She narrat...

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Oct
10
Published on 10 October 2018

For one month now, baby Gabriel Ishmael has been admitted at the pediatric ward of Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital. His mother- 20 year old Effie Atieno is pleased with the progress that her child has made since admission and looks forward to be discharged in the course of October 2018. She narrates he...

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doctor morino
Oct
08
Published on 8 October 2018

After the awarding of Nobel Peace Prizes to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, "for their efforts to end sexual violence in armed conflicts and wars", Doctor Gianfranco Morino, founder of World Friends, speaks to microphones by Enzo Nucci, italian reporter from Nairobi, to tell how in Africa the ethnic ...

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Anna's mission
Oct
03
Published on 3 October 2018

World Friends and Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital are honored to once again host Dr. Anna Bernabei, an obstetric gynecologist from Italy, to facilitate various trainings to healthcare providers. During this two week September 2018 mission, Dr. Anna conducted trainings on obstetric ultrasound at Ruaraka ...

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Health Programma Jaquiline
Sep
14
Published on 14 September 2018

Jaquiline Agolla is a counseling psychologist at World Friends. She is part of the team that works under the Kenya Comprehensive School Health Programme that is based in Kajiado County. She narrates her experience working with World Friends for three years now. “I feel privileged to work under...

Education and training
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Aug
29
Published on 29 August 2018

It’s 28th August 2018. At 7:00 pm, residents of Laini Saba village in the informal settlements of Kibera are rushing home. Children are spotted on the busy streets playing and dancing to music that can be heard coming from Laini Saba playground. At 7:15pm, a brief introduction on the Slum Film Fes...

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Aug
17
Published on 17 August 2018

Chrispine Okello is the field coordinator of World Friends Health Education Programme. He is among the longest serving employees, having worked at World Friends for a decade now.  Let’s hear more on his experience at World Friends: “It has been an enriching experience. Working with the commun...

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