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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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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...

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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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Aug
10
Published on 10 August 2018

In 2018, Valentina Zambon visited Kenya with the mission of conducting trainings on Innovative pedagogical methods for teachers and coaches.  Held in the informal settlements of Mathare, this was a one week training aimed at improving the teaching and training methods that teachers and coaches empl...

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Jul
17
Published on 17 July 2018

For four years, Agnes Onzere has worked at World Friends as a field nurse under the Safe Motherhood programme.  She narrates her experience working with vulnerable youths residing in informal settlements;- “I am happy to work under the Safe Motherhood programme.  The positive outcomes that ar...

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Jul
13
Published on 13 July 2018

Three days course on Training of Trainers (ToTs) was conducted at Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital Training Center, with ten healthcare professionals in attendance. This is an essential course that imparts skills and knowledge to potential trainers, giving them the ability to pass on their knowledge to o...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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