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medical oxygen 1
Sep
11
Published on 11 September 2020

The recent installation of a medical oxygen supply system is part of a project implemented in Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital (RUNH) with the contribution of the Albacare foundation. It will be supplied by the British Oxygen Company (BOC) as one of the preparedness and response measures geared towards c...

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youth day 3
Aug
12
Published on 12 August 2020

International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12th. The day revolves around youth and their role in society. It is not only an invitation to protect them, but to include them in the development process of communities around the globe. International Youth Day is an opportunity to highlight the qual...

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covid
Jul
29
Published on 29 July 2020

With the gradual increase in COVID-19 infections and death cases in Kenya, the imposed restrictions such as the lockdown and dusk to dawn curfews have greatly affected daily routines and livelihoods. This, as in other countries, has directly and indirectly impacted on the feelings, moods and fears o...

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cei covid response
Jun
23
Published on 23 June 2020

Since the beginning of March, COVID-19 pandemic has affected Kenya. Currently the healthcare system does not offer a sufficient number of intensive care units in case of a further spread of the disease. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases is constantly growing. This leads to the risk of the viru...

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sickle cell day 2
Jun
19
Published on 19 June 2020

Today the 19th of June 2020, we commemorate the 11th Anniversary of World Sickle Cell Day, a United Nations recognized day to raise awareness. Despite the high number of patients in Kenya with Sickle Cell, there is no known statistics on the disease burden, hence tracing people living with the condi...

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rehabilitation 2
Jun
11
Published on 11 June 2020

As of 2nd June 2020, Community-Based Rehabilitation Program activities were resumed in the informal settlements of Nairobi. Through the stern observance of preventive measures to curb the transmission of COVID-19 such as the proper handling of personal protective equipment during and after interacti...

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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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