Amref Health Africa will train over 400 health workers for mobile clinics donated by the First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, to counties across Kenya as part of the Beyond Zero Foundation's efforts to reduce maternal and child health in the country.
National Public Radio (NPR) released a blog post today that describes our Alternative Rites of Passage program for young girls as they transition to womanhood without female genital cutting (FGC). The blog post incorporates Amref Health Africa’s rebuttal against the recent editorial published in The Journal of Medical Ethics advocating for the "medicalization" of FGC.
Amref Health Africa is an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. This will be the second year in a row that we will be running in the biggest marathon in the world.
Amref Health Africa asks the Government of Sierra Leone to protect girls from injury and death caused by the harmful practice.
Amref Flying Doctors, Amref Health Africa's medical emergency air service, safely evacuated Fatuma Ibrahim, a 32-year-old Kenyan woman who had a knife lodged in her jaw to Nairobi where she will receive extensive treatment.