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Lemonia Anagnostopoulos

Notes Home: Getting Settled with Amref Health Africa in Kenya

Lemonia Anagnostopoulos 24/06/2014

Between feeding giraffes, tasting crocodile, conquering my fear of biostatistics and attempting to somewhat grasp the Swahili language, my few weeks in Nairobi have been full of challenging and exhilarating moments. As an intern in the Kenya Country Office of Amref Health Africa, my days are spent in the...

Dave Heidebrecht

Health in Africa through Canadian Eyes

Dave Heidebrecht 27/02/2014

Are you a recent graduate or currently studying global health and considering your options going forward? You re not alone. For young students and recent graduates interested in getting involved in global health and global health research, the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the field can be a...

Ashley Meek

Notes Home: Cancer Outreach in Kenya

Ashley Meek 07/02/2014

Ashley Meek and Jordan Jarvis, two AMREF Canada interns working with AMREF in Kenya, co-wrote this blog about the women's cancer screening outreach day they organized in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi. Ashley: As I write this field diary, I watch my grandmother breathe laboriously as she sleeps with...

Jordan Jarvis

Notes Home: Cancer Outreach in Kenya

Jordan Jarvis 07/02/2014

Ashley Meek and Jordan Jarvis, two AMREF Canada interns working with AMREF in Kenya, co-wrote this blog about the women's cancer screening outreach day they organized in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi. Ashley: As I write this field diary, I watch my grandmother breathe laboriously as she sleeps with...

Jordan Jarvis

Notes Home: Gaining insight into the challenges that health care providers face in hardship regions of Kenya

Jordan Jarvis 17/01/2014

AMREF has been conducting research and advocacy on human resources for health in Kenya since 2011. I was thrilled to manage the 2013 follow-up study on factors that attract, motivate and retain primary health care providers to practice in various regions of the country. Through this work, I truly...

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