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  • 11
  • November

Fighting for education

  • 11/11/2016

Fabio Costa, Senior Waiter and Cafe Coordinator Allen & Overy, Sydney  Visit to Tanzania, September 2016   As soon as I arrived in Tanzania, I felt at home. The street vendors, controlled chaos, vibrant colours, sounds and rich smells reminded me of Brazil and the coastal town where I...

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  • 11
  • November

Corporate partnerships - can they create long-term change?

  • 11/11/2016

By Caroline Overton, Senior Associate, Allen & Overy London      After two overnight long-haul flights we emerged from the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam. Washed-out, we smacked against a wall of tropical heat. Inching through rush hour traffic in the Amref minibus, we took in...

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  • 14
  • October

My first visit to Kenya - by Steph Mooney, Trusts and Foundations Officer

  • 14/10/2016

I was very lucky to be able to travel to Kenya this summer with our UK Programmes Manager Melanie Coyne. The purpose of the visit was to see a maternal health project in central Kenya and to meet some of the community members who have benefitted from Amref Health...

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  • 20
  • September

Communications in Kenya

  • 20/09/2016

By Victoria Bamber, Communications Officer, Amref Health Africa UK I had worked for Amref Health Africa for little over six months when I was initially asked whether I would be willing to travel to Kenya to take part in a photography project. At this point, the furthest I had...

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  • 16
  • September

Handheld health - making the LEAP to sustainability

  • 16/09/2016

*This article originally appeared in Allen & Overy's 2016 Annual Review.    Amref Health Africa and Accenture have worked together to create LEAP, an effective way to transform healthcare provision using relatively simple mobile phone technolog y to train community health workers. But the benefits of this collaboration are potentially much...

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