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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:30am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS Team Leader for Kenya, René Berger, will represent the U.S. Government at the launch of the Kenya Health Sector Referral Strategy.

When:  Wednesday, July 23

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Where: Hilton Hotel, Nairobi

Background:  A strengthened health referral system is critical to improving efficiency in the health system and improving patient outcomes.  This is one of the priority investment areas outlined in the second Medium Term Plan of Kenya’s Vision 2030.
The new referral strategy will improve access to the Kenya Essential Package for Health services, especially for rural and poor populations. The strategy will also strengthen communication within health facilities, between facilities, and between communities and facilities; and build the capacity of health providers to identify clients who will be better served in other facilities. 

A group of men and women hold a large sized check
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 8:45am

April 3, Nairobi  – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Field Investment Specialist Colin Dreizin joined the Kenya Union of Savings & Credit Co-operatives (KUSCCO) to launch a credit facility to increase Kenyan consumers’ access to loans to purchase clean cook stoves.

A Kenyan woman addresses an audience while standing in front of a banner that reads Health Outcomes Through Prevention Education
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 10:00am

April 1, Mombasa – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Specialist Irene Muriuki joined the County Education Director for Mombasa County, today for the Coast roll out of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s revised Education Sector Policy on HIV/AIDS.

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:45am

March 24, Mombasa – U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec joined the Cabinet Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Health James Macharia to mark World Tuberculosis Day by launching the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) TB Accelerated Response and Care activity.  The U.S.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 7:00am

The U.S. Embassy invites media to join the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez, on a tour of Maai Mahiu Health Centre and Naivasha County Hospital, Nakuru County.  Dr. Pablos-Méndez will hand over maternal and child health commodities to Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health.

When:  Monday, March 17

-          8:30           Bus departs APHIAplus offices, Nakumatt Mall, Nakuru

-          9:00           Bus departs Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, Nairobi

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:00am

February 26, 2014, Thika – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kenya Mission Director Karen Freeman, Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development Dr. Wilson Songa, and USAID and Government of Kenya representatives celebrated seven promising innovators who have the potential to transform agriculture in Kenya.

A Kenyan farmer explains grafting techniques to USAID officials in a horticulture training center in Thika, Kenya
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:15am

Thika – Today, top USAID officials visited the Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Training Center demonstration farms to observe how the Brand Kenya campaign is supporting Kenya’s produce exporters to access international markets.

A Kenyan women from Isiolo talks to the Mission Director of USAID Kenya
Friday, November 15, 2013 (All day)

USAID Kenya is helping communities in Northern Kenya build resilience in the face of climate change and other potential shocks.  

USAID Mission Director, Karen Freeman marks World AIDS Day at KEMSA. Photo by USAID/Linda Musiime
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 1:00pm

To mark the occassion of World AIDS Day 2012, USAID Kenya Mission Director, Karen Freeman, the Director of Medical Services, Dr. Francis Kimani and the KEMSA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Munyu signed an agreement that will provide direct funding to the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) to buy, store and deliver up to $50 million of U.S. Government-funded medical equipment and supplies.

Friday, October 26, 2012 - 4:30pm

The National Youth Bunge Association (NYBA) launched two youth-led and youth-managed Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs).  Joining the youth leaders were the Minister for Cooperative Development and Marketing, the Hon. Joseph W.N. Nyagah and Dr. Roger Steinkamp, Youth Advisor in the Education and Youth Office, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), who issued registration certificates to the County Youth Bunge SACCO Cooperative Management Committees.

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Last updated: August 04, 2014

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