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Jun
05
Published on 5 June 2018

It is a common phenomenon for most people living in informal settlements to prepare food out in the open. More often than not, this food is usually for sale to people passing along the busy roads. Streets are busy with activity: - children running and playing, people walking hurriedly towards differ...

Right to health
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May
24
Published on 24 May 2018

Pediatric emergencies can be fatal- if not effectively and rapidly attended to. Many of these fatalities are preventable if emergency pediatric cases are identified and put on proper treatment soon on arrival at a health facility. The Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment Plus admission care fo...

Education and training
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May
16
Published on 16 May 2018

On 6th April 2018, the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) laboratory notified the Kenyan Ministry of Health of a poliovirus in the sewerage system of Nairobi County. Poliomyelitis-often referred to as polio is an incurable disease that is highly infectious and can either cause permanent par...

Right to health
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May
10
Published on 10 May 2018

According to the Kenya Red Cross Society, floods have now displaced 48,177 households (about 260,200 people) and the death toll is estimated at 100 people. This is as a result of ongoing heavy rains that have caused flash floods in most parts on the country. Unfortunately, nearly all of the heavily ...

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May
03
Published on 3 May 2018

Winny Atieno is a member of World Friends team in Nairobi. She is a nutritionist working under the Nairobi Nutritional Project.  She narrates her experience working with World Friends and especially working with the underserved communities living in informal settlements. “During the two years th...

Right to health
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Apr
19
Published on 19 April 2018

Throughout the months of March to May 2018, World Friends under the Slums Dunk project is conducting Girls Empowerment sessions at WhyNot academy in Mathare slums. Targeting girls aged 9 to 16 years and are part of the Slums Dunk academy in Mathare, the mission of these workshops is to promote prop...

Education and training
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Mar
31
Published on 31 March 2018

214 patients received diagnosis and treatment during World Friends/Ruaraka Uhai Neema monthly medical camp held on 24th March 2017 in Korogocho. Located in the north-eastern region of Nairobi, Korogocho is estimated to be the fourth largest slum in Nairobi. It is a common characteristic of informal...

Right to health
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Mar
28
Published on 28 March 2018

29 nurses and midwives attended a training on Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) on 19th to 23rd March 2018.  This is an intense module that equips health workers with skills and knowledge on delivering high-impact maternal and newborn healthcare interventions. Access to EmONC is conside...

Education and training
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Mar
07
Published on 7 March 2018

There is immense joy in pregnancy. It is natural for mothers to want the best for their children before and after delivery. However, when it is most unexpected, some mothers deliver children with disabilities or even during the growth and development process, disability develops. Seeking healthcare ...

Education and training
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Mar
01
Published on 1 March 2018

Once again, World Friends is honored to host Dr. Anna Bernabei-an obstetric gynecologist from Italy for her 2018 obstetric ultrasound and gynecology mission.  During her stay, she has conducted trainings on obstetric ultrasound to a total of ten healthcare workers from Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital, ...

Education and training