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Dr Kastner Experiences Body Mapping Firsthand
Posted in Art and Health, General, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, IEC by Mwaila Margaret on March 18th, 2009

During her recent visit to Kenya, Dr Kastner (Vice President of the German Parliament) had an opportunity to experience firsthand what body mapping is all about.


Midnight in Bongo – A Participatory Theatre Performance
Posted in Art and Health, General, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, IEC by Mwaila Margaret on December 2nd, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme participated in Midnight in Bongo, a theatrical presented by Taasisi ya Sanaa na Utamaduni Bagamoyo (TaSUBa) – Institute of Art and Culture in Bagamoyo Tanzania in collaboration with TACAIDS, United Nations, Tanzania and the German Development Cooperation.


HIV/AIDS Poster exhibition
Posted in Art and Health, Dates to note, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming by Johanna Wesemann on November 17th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme is supporting a HIV/AIDS Poster Exhibition under the motto ‘Beware – A decade of HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns in East-Africa’. The campaign will run at the RaMoMa Art Gallery in Nairobi from December 5th to 19th 2008.


Art-based communication: surmounting the HIV/AIDS stigma
Posted in Art and Health, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, IEC by Mwaila Margaret on October 2nd, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme supported Art2Be’s Family Art project is making significant strides in surmounting stigma associated with HIV/AIDS among communities living in Mukuru – through enhancing communication among families.


GTZ supports Art2be Family Art Project
Posted in Art and Health, General by Ruth Atieno on September 1st, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme is currently supporting a pilot study on improving communication in families affected by HIV/AIDS and post-election violence – living in Mukuru – through art-based activities – the project is being implemented by Art2be. The purpose of the study is to assess the potential of art-based activities in improving communication in [...]


Those who fight social death for rape are heroes
Posted in Art and Health, General, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, IEC by Justus Vundi on June 10th, 2008

Please click here for the full story. The Standard-09-June-2008


Body Maps exhibition in London
Posted in Art and Health, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming by Salesio on April 11th, 2008

 The Art2Be/BodyMaps partners of GTZ will be running an exhibition of their works in London at the Brunei Gallery – SOAS from 17April to 21 June 2008. The title is “Our Positive Bodies“. These partners have collaborated with the GTZ Health Programme to hold body maps workshops in Kenya and also in the development [...]


The Other Face of Kenya
Posted in Art and Health by Rebecca Kilaki on April 8th, 2008

German Development Cooperation and the Goethe Institute Nairobi in collaboration with other partners are planning a photo exhibition to be held in Nairobi, major towns in Kenya and in Europe. This exhibition aims at portraying Kenya in a more positive light in line with the recent post-election violence that rocked most parts of the country. [...]


Launch of a Muslim Health Secretariat
Posted in Art and Health, General, PPP by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on March 28th, 2008

At a small but well-defined function, His Excellency Walter Lindner, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany launched the Muslim Health Secretariat on Friday, 28th March 2008. This Secretariat, which will run under the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM), was established with technical and financial support of the German Development Cooperation through the [...]


Life on the Flipside
Posted in Art and Health, General, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, Human Rights by Mwaila Margaret on January 8th, 2008

With the support of GTZ/Health Sector Programme, the Art2Be Body Mapping team held a five-day workshop with a group of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans-gender). “The use of paint, imagery, play, touch, meditation and dance all combined to allow deep emotional release within the group. The workshop became a place in which participants could [...]


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