Dr Githinji Gitahi joined Amref Health Africa as our global CEO on June 1, 2015. He began his career as an MD practicing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and also holds a Masters in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing.
In this Q&A conversation, Dr. Gitahi talks about the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in building lasting and sustainable health change.
... Read more
Amref Health Africa, the largest health development agency in Africa, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Dr Githinji Gitahi, at the global headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. ... Read more
Women throughout Africa continue to die in pregancy and childbirth at unacceptable rates. That's why Amref Health Africa has launched the Stand Up for African Mothers campaign, aimed at training 15 000 midwives by 2015. ... Read more
Amref Health Africa joins the international community in commemorating the International Day of the African Child, marked every year on June 16. While on this day we remember the black children massacred in Soweto, South Africa in 1976 for demanding their right to quality education under the apartheid regime, it is also the day that the African Union has set aside to promote childrenís rights in Africa. ... Read more
Nompumelelo Mthembu is a Traditional Health Practitioner in South Africa. Amref Health Africa works with Traditional Health Practitioners like Nompumelelo to tackle HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and improve health care for pregnant women and newborns. ... Read more
More than 6.9 million people reached
324,078 people trained in basic and specialized health care