Sean Power

The Future of Development: Private-NGO Partnerships?

Sean Power 15/07/2015

Amref Health Africa in Canada invited a panel of experts to dissect private-NGO partnerships and their role in global development at the most recent installment of the Amref Health Africa Coffeehouse Speaker Series on global development. The panel consisted of three experts: Elizabeth Dove, Senior Vice-President, Strategy, The Divinsky...

Jennifer Foulds

Show YOUR Support for Global Health Equity at the UN

Jennifer Foulds 06/07/2015

One of our former Amref Health Africa interns, Jordan Jarvis, spent time as an intern with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. While there, she noticed that not very many of her fellow interns were from low and middle income countries. Because the WHO internships are unpaid, the...

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos

Notes Home: Lessons from my internship in Kenya

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos 02/10/2014

What a whirlwind this summer has been! My practicum is officially over and my time interning with Amref Health Africa s Kenya Country Office has ended. Over the last month and a half, I have been working steadily to wrap up my projects with the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and...

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos

Notes Home: Better Health for Vulnerable Kids

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos 25/07/2014

Since my last update a lot of changes have taken place in my work with the Kenya Country Office. As you may remember, I was originally working on a research study that examined the impact of caregivers responses to febrile illness in relation to malaria morbidity and mortality outcomes...

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos

Notes Home: Unexpected turns and difficult decisions

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos 27/06/2014

Things here have taken a bit of an unexpected turn. Prior to making the decision to come to Kenya, my fellow intern and I were well aware of the attacks taking place throughout the country, including the acts of terrorism (most often blamed on the Al-Shabaab militant group from...

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