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Jun
10
Published on 10 June 2019

The Community Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) is a program of social inclusion and rehabilitation for children with disabilities and their families. In the Nairobi slums, 5% of children under the age of 15 are disabled and live in conditions of severe marginalization regarding both social and me...

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Jun
04
Published on 4 June 2019

Thanks to the Familia Nawiri project, funded by Novartis, 145 Community Health Volunteers were trained in March on the use of an application developed by APHRC, to create an electronic report of the activities in the communities where they operate. This includes door-to-door visits for the di...

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May
23
Published on 23 May 2019

Many people do not know about the existence of this serious complication as a result of pregnancy or what it means for a woman. For millions of pregnant women in Africa, however, obstetric fistula is a real possibility due to very long labor and poorly assisted childbirth. If the woman survives a...

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May
10
Published on 10 May 2019

Today we will tell you about Mary’s story (fake name for the privacy). Thanks to the meeting with Jackie, the psychologist of World Friends, Mary has a future now and a chance for redemption. We tell you why. Mary is 14 years old and attends Osopuko Primary School, a school involved in one of ...

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Apr
19
Published on 19 April 2019

Last week we received a mission from Tuscany, within the framework of the project “Educating for health: training and health education program for the youth of the Mathare slum”, founded by Regione Toscana. The sports doctor Luca Vigni and the nurse Sara Pettini, both from USL South-East Tus...

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Apr
10
Published on 10 April 2019

March 18th and 19th, we received a mission from Italy for SonoMobile project.   OTE Medical is an Italian enterprise, merchandising wireless ultrasound probes. OTE Chairman Pietro Muscatelli and advisor doctor Guido Robotti came to Nairobi to better understand the context of intervention an...

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Mar
26
Published on 26 March 2019

  Thanks to the Kenya Comprehensive School Health Program, each year gardeners and teachers are trained on agricultural topics, to be implemented in the five school gardens involved in the project. The training held in March lasted three days, combining theoretic and practical sessions with ...

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Mar
22
Published on 22 March 2019

With a population of 46 million, 41 percent of Kenyans still rely on unimproved water sources, such as ponds, shallow wells and rivers, while 59 percent of Kenyans use unimproved sanitation solutions. These challenges are especially evident in the rural areas and the urban slums. Only 9 out of 55 pu...

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Mar
08
Published on 8 March 2019

Every girls in the world felt ashamed at least once for having a red spot on her skirt/jeans/bikini/beach towel, or in the moment to take a sanitary pad out of the bag in front of her classmates and hide it in the sleeve/jeans pocket till the moment you decide to hide it in a nice and socially accep...

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Mar
04
Published on 4 March 2019

Today we will talk a little more about a project financed by Prima Spes, the Nairobi Nutritional Project. We already showed you how our nutritionist works in our partner facilities to improve children and mothers health, and to teach them the importance of a balanced diet for the children’...

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