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.
A [pounds sterling]167,284 ($294,000) grant from VGF has enabled AMREF
to expand its existing surgical outreach services, improving healthcare facilities for thousands of people living in poor, rural communities in East Africa.
In addition, the African Medical and Research Foundation contributes $100 (funding from the Royal Netherlands Embassy) for each patient who is treated by visiting AMREF
Medical director Dr Costa Muniko says visits by AMREF
surgeons are essential in providing specialist services that otherwise patients would not have.
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.
The Flying Doctor Service had become indispensable for emergency treatment for all Africans and AMREF
was making headlines with its commitment to health education.
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.
clinic in Kibera provides medical treatment, ARVs and Soya flour for the patients they register in order to help reduce malnutrition.
Other organisations and companies who will be there include UNICEF, the Grameen Foundation, AMREF
, Waha International, HIV/SA, USAID, UNFPA, Vodacom, Safaricom and HP.
In addition to the testing at AMREF
and in the Oslo laboratory, the 13 samples were also analyzed by PCR at the US Naval Medical Research Unit No.