APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde improves the lives of mothers, children and their families in Kenya’s Rift Valley region. The project focuses on delivery of quality health services related to HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, malaria and tuberculosis. APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde leads interventions to strengthen HIV counseling and testing, prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, increase family planning and reproductive health resources, and improve maternal and child health. It also works to build the capacity of local partners to implement quality assurance and coordination of monitoring and evaluation.
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. Government works with the Government of Kenya and local partners to prevent and control tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya. USAID is investing Ksh 3.5 billion ($38M) in the TB Accelerated Response and Care activity to expand access to quality TB services in all 47 Kenyan counties and for all forms of TB.
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.
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.
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.
Last updated: November 24, 2015