Robert Kelty

Ebola - What have we learned?

Robert Kelty 22/10/2014

Finally some positive news in this endless stream of devastation that has taken more than 4,000 lives in West Africa – Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free. And why is that? Because they adhered to the strict protocol required to wrestle this infection under control: isolate the carrier, trace all...

Robert Kelty

Taking a plunge in the Hudson River in support of our clean water programs in Kenya

Robert Kelty 24/09/2014

Previously published in the Huffington Post As Amref Health Africa’s new Executive Director, I took the plunge into the Hudson River on a glorious, Thursday morning in September for the Statue of Liberty Swim, a 1.2 km swim around Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty, to help...

Sharon Rainey

Your Summer BBQ - Kenyan Style: Meat, Eat & Do Good

Sharon Rainey 16/07/2014

Sixth on Time Magazine’s list of ‘10 Things to do in Nairobi’, you don’t have to actually go there to enjoy a nyama choma – you can host one right here in your own backyard! Click here to download our Nyama Choma Guide. ‘Nyama choma’ loosely translates as ‘charred...

Sharon Rainey

Dr Asrat Mengiste Reconstructive Surgeon, visits US for founders memorial

Sharon Rainey 09/06/2014

Dr Asrat Mengiste is a Reconstructive Surgeon and Regional Manager, Medical Services and Clinical Outreach, based in Nairobi at Amref Health Africa’s headquarters. Dr Asrat and his team of mostly volunteer surgeons fly to remote hospitals to provide life saving surgery where it otherwise would not be available. He...

Sharon Rainey

On the Road with Esther Madudu

Sharon Rainey 19/05/2014

I guess one of my favorite things about Esther Madudu was her laugh – almost a cackle at times – but unleashed with such gusto that it was impossible not to join her. And she laughed a lot – on this, her first trip to the USA. She laughed...

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