Working primarily through women and girls, we bridge the gap between communities, health systems and governments.
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In Ethiopia, the lifetime risk of a woman dying from pregnancy and childbirth related complications is extremely high.
With funding from the UK Department for International Development, The Pharo Foundation and The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust, Amref Health Africa UK has been implementing a project to improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in South Omo and Segen since 2013.
Since 2015, Amref Health Africa UK has been working in partnership with GSK to reduce Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) across sub-Saharan Africa, by giving communities the expertise and equipment they need to prevent, diagnose and treat these conditions.
Turkana is the poorest county in Kenya. Here, providing sustainable, practical solutions to healthcare issues is key. Women in the region are the gatekeepers to their communities’ health, so leveraging their power unlocks opportunities.
There is a saying in Uganda, ‘Sanyu Ly’omuzadde Kwekuseka Kwomwana’ (the smile of a child is the happiness of the mother). This is the name of our Maternal Newborn and Child Health project in two rural districts of central Uganda - Kyankwanzi and Nakaseke.
Tandahimba in Mtwara is one of the poorest and most remote areas of Tanzania. Before 2015, the death rate for mothers and children was incredibly high because the community had limited access to malaria treatment and maternal health services.
We are working to change this.
In 2013, Amref Health Africa and partners developed a sustainable and scalable mobile learning academy for health workers across Africa. LEAP is an innovative solution to health worker training. To date, over 3,000 CHW's have been supported using the platform.
Dr Asrat Mengiste, Regional Manager for Amref Health Africa’s Clinical Outreach Programme, has worked for Amref Health Africa for over 10 years, dedicating his life to transforming access to surgical care across East Africa.
By training medical officers at the same time as performing surgeries, the Ethiopian surgeon has helped to transform the face of surgical care across East Africa.
Young people, and especially young women, are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of poor services and support in making positive personal choices. Amref Health Africa is working to change this, breaking the cycle of poor attainment and extreme poverty.