AMREF event: Healthy Girls and Women = Healthy Africa 2011
On April 14, 2011 AMREF held its 2nd Annual Luncheon "Healthy Girls and Women = Health Africa" at the Plaza in New York City, NY. The luncheon is dedicated to improving the health of girls and women in Africa. Hear from AMREF Director General Dr. Teguest Guerma, and all of the award recipients: Abigail Disney, Eve Ensler, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Johnson & Johnson
No Health Workforce. No Health MDGs. Is that acceptable?
Panel discussion which addressed the critical question: “No health workforce. No health MDGs. Is that acceptable?” This UN MDG Summit side-event was organized by the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) in close partnership with the HWAI and its steering committee members, Physicians for Human Rights, Merlin, and AMREF. Panelists include Ministers of Health from both Malawi and Cameroon, the Director of Health from Norway. Michael Anderson, DFID's Director-General, Policy & Global Issues, Mr. Kiyoshi Kodera VP, JICA Japan, Moderated by Joia Mukherjee from Partners in Health (PIH).
AMREF's Dr. Peter Ngatia on Global Health TV
The Gates Award for Global Health has been giving a million dollar prize to outstanding global health organizations for a decade. In 2005 AMREF won the award. In this interview Dr. Peter Ngatia, Director of Capacity Building for AMREF, talks with Global Health TV's Chris Warner about what winning the award meant to AMREF and what we have achieved since then.
Pfizer Global Health Fellow works with AMREF in Kenya
Meet Regina McDonald, a Pfizer Global Health Fellow who worked with AMREF in Kenya. She analyzed and recommended improvements for documenting AMREF field programs across eastern Africa. Thanks to Regina's help, project reporting is more rigorously standardized, allowing AMREF field managers to more easily share lessons from each other's work.
Do you know? AMREF HIV/AIDS campaign
In an effort to combat the HIV Virus, it is important to get tested, and to know if you are potentially spreading it to others. This video is one of AMREF's efforts to educate people about the importance of getting themselves tested for HIV. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you may know. If we are to eradicate HIV/AIDS, we must work together!