USA Public Affairs, New York City, telephone correspondence with Col James A.
Sony donated the audio visual equipment used in the program to AMREF
upon the completion of the project so that AMREF
may use it at similar events in the future aimed at the prevention of HIV and other infectious diseases.
Dr Alexander Heroys, director of AMREF
UK, says the thinking behind the telemedicine project is to increase the efficiency of their existing outreach programme through the piloting of new communication systems in four sites across East Africa with a combined population of 1,251,141 in the catchment areas of Kakuma and Mandera in Kenya and Kibondo and Rubya in Tanzania.
Some of the medicinal supplies will donated by the African flying doctors' service, AMREF
working in Luuq district, security is not a major issue -- the district benefits from the good security, which is the result of strict administration by the Islamic Association.
Current members of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition include Abt Associates, AMREF
, Family Care International, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GAPPS (Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth), IAPAC (International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care), IntraHealth International, Jhpiego, Partners In Health, PSI, Public Health Institute, RESULTS, Save the Children, White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, and World Vision.
1 is managed by Ministry of Health, and the SRHR activities are managed by AMREF
and CVRC respectively.
Sylla Thiam , Lead Malaria Programme, AMREF
Other organisations and companies who will be there include UNICEF, the Grameen Foundation, AMREF
, Waha International, HIV/SA, USAID, UNFPA, Vodacom, Safaricom and HP.
According to the baseline survey done by Orongo Widows and Orphans group with the assistance of AMREF
in 2003, the population of Buoye sub-location was 5068 and number of households was 1667 .
She has been visiting an AMREF
health centre deep in the slums of Kibera for four months for anti-retroviral treatment.
Instead, the Sunday Mail will be making a donation to AMREF
- a charity committed to the health and well- being of Africa, which Sandy has been working with for the last week.