Run For Midwives is our campaign to train the midwives that Kenya needs. We're partnering with Kenya's top marathon runners to raise awarness of the alarming number of women who die from preventable causes during childbirth and pregnancy. Join the campaign
Join Team Amref Health Africa
We're a proud official charity partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon! Run with us and help make motherhood safer in Africa!
Africa needs innovation
Using basic mobile phone technology, we're training health workers faster and cheaper
Africa needs healthy mothers
Learn more about our Stand Up for African Mothers campaign
Africa needs access to clean water
We do more than just build wells and pumps, we train communities to sustain their water sources for generations to come
We are an African organization seeking solutions for African health challenges with African expertise.
Africa has a critical shortage of health workers. While there are 90 doctors and nurses for every 1,000 people in the US, there is less than 1 for every 1,000 people in Africa.
We build health systems and train health workers to address the continent's most critical challenges:
Water and Sanitation
Health Worker Training
Last year alone we trained 324,000 health workers and reached nearly 7,000,000 people through our programs.
On Friday August 28, the largest Alternative Rites of Passage ceremony in Loitokitok in southern Kenya. More than 1,200 girls underwent the ceremony as an alternative to Female Genital Cutting. ... Read more
Amref Health Africa CEO, Dr. Githinji Gitahi says that malaria vaccines on their own are not enough to prevent malaria in this interview conducted by the Canadian Medical Association Journal. ... Read more
As part of a partnership between Amref Health Africa and Unilever to fight the cholera outbreak in Kenya, Unilever donates water purifiers to be installed in clinics treating those affected by cholera. ... Read more