Kenya joined the international community to mark World Malaria Day on April 25th. Speaking at Moi Kipsitet Girls’ High School in Kericho County, USAID’s Director of the Office of Population and Health, Barbara Hughes delivered remarks that reflected the U.S. Government’s long-standing commitment to work in partnership with the Government of Kenya to fight malaria.
Moi Hospital operates Kenya's largest HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment program
May 2, 2013
On Tuesday, April 16 U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec visited the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Western Kenya. The hospital is an important partner in the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, known as PEPFAR. The hospital, in conjunction with Moi University, implements USAID’s Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Program in Western Kenya. It is the largest HIV prevention and treatment program in Kenya.
Monitoring and reporting of adverse drug reactions and poor-quality human medicinal products has gone digital in Kenya. Medicine safety also known as Pharmacovigilance refers to the science of collecting, monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating information from healthcare providers and patients on the adverse effects of medicines, biological products, herbals and traditional medicines. It aims to identify new information about hazards, and preventing harm to patients.