Field Updates

Meet Chris

Chris lives in Kenya and has been a nurse since 2010. He currently works at a health facility in Archer’s Post, a settlement four hours away from the capital of Nairobi.

We trained Chris to give quality care to the remote communities that often walk long distances just to visit the health facility where he works.


Flying in ventilators for COVID-19 patients

Pilot in the cockpit of a plane

Through AMREF Flying Doctors – an arm of Amref that evacuates and transports patients via light aircraft, pilot Eric has been able to quickly transport ventilators, sanitizer, protective equipment and even blood samples that needed to be tested for COVID-19 throughout Kenya.

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Fighting COVID-19 in the largest urban informal settlement in Africa

Community Health Worker

Community Health Workers like Margaret are crucial in preventing the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable communities like Kibera, the largest urban informal settlement in Africa.

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Koota Injena: Using community dialogue to end FGM and child marriage

Men in Samburu culture hold the power to keep practicing FGM and child marriage. Learn how we get them to abandon these practices using dialogue.

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