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July 22, 2014

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. 

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April 3, 2014

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.

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April 1, 2014

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.

March 24, 2014

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.

March 17, 2014

USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Dr. Ariel Pablos- Méndez handed over Ksh129 million in maternal and child health commodities to Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health, James Macharia.  Prior to the handover ceremony, Dr. Pablos-Méndez toured the Maai Mahiu primary health care facility in Longonot village.  Maai Mahiu provides outpatient services and basic emergency obstetric care.

March 14, 2014

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

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Last updated: August 07, 2014

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