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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 [...]

Prof Flessa of Greifswald University, Germany returns to Kenya
Posted in General, PPP by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on March 25th, 2008

We are happy to welcome Professor Steffen Flessa to the MoH/ GTZ Health Sector Programme in Kenya again, from 25th March to 1st April 2008 to shed some expert light on the Mapping exercise in the pilot districts and provide technical input on Private Public Partnership policy with the Ministry of Health. In terms of [...]

Private Health Care can help Africa
Posted in General, Health Financing, Policy, PPP, SWAP by Burkard on March 20th, 2008

A study by McKinsey&Company in Collaboration with the International Finance Corporation and the Gates Foundation finds that “the private sector plays a surprisingly significant and growing role in meeting the region’s health care needs“. Find here the full article: Private Health Care in Africa

Draft Public Expenditure Review from MoH
Posted in General, Health Financing, SWAP by Salesio on March 18th, 2008

The Ministry of Health has released a Draft Public Expenditure Review that is going to be analyzed and summarized to identify key issues that are relevant to the German Development Cooperation (GDC) and consequently the MOH/GTZ Health Sector Programme. To download: DRAFT PER 2007 by MoH -Revised 18th Jan 2007

Tuongee Vile Naifeel - Let’s talk about how we feel
Posted in FGM & Gender, RH by Johanna Wesemann on March 17th, 2008

The radio campaign “Tuongee Vile Naifeel – Let’s talk about how we feel” was supported with the GTZ Special Fund on HIV and youth and implemented through Population Services International (PSI). The comprehensive radio campaign was running on 4 radio stations in 2007 and reached approximately 24 million Kenyans. The campaign addressed a dominant social [...]

Report: Study Tours on Public Private Partnerships
Posted in PPP, SWAP by Salesio on March 14th, 2008

GDC supports greater integration among the stakeholders in the health sector as recognized by the NHSP II and JPWF the major contributions from the CSOs in delivering the KEPH. In preparation for entering into a formal relationship between the Ministry of Health and the FBOs, the MoH/FBO TWG has organized an educational tour to the [...]

GTZ Health & Bamburi Cement (BCL) PPP Signing Ceremony
Posted in PPP by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on March 12th, 2008

2 signatures later and the deal was sealed … GTZ Health & Bamburi Cement (BCL) PPP’s main emphasis will be integrating permanent contractors into BCLs workplace programme together with awareness building and sensitisation of the management of the contractor companies. Activities will include peer education/focal person training of both permanent contractors working at BCL and [...]

GBV Assessment Report
Posted in FGM & Gender by Salesio on March 11th, 2008

GTZ Health Programme is represented in the GBV Subcluster responding to the Post Election Violence in Kenya. UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIFEM and Christian Children Fund has published a final report on Rapid Assessment of Gender-Based Violence during the crisis. Download here: A Rapid Assessment of Gender-Based Violence during the Post-Election Violence in Kenya

International Women’s Day on March 8th
Posted in FGM & Gender by Johanna Wesemann on March 5th, 2008

The international women’s day is here with us again! The Gender and FGM component is supporting the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) and African Women and Children Feature’s Service (AWCIN) in order to raise awareness about gender issues on this special day especially in regards to the increase of cases of gender based [...]

Youth Friendly Services Reaching Out to IDPs
Posted in General, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, Human Rights, IEC, RH by Mwaila Margaret on March 4th, 2008

Through the Provincial Medical Officer (PMO), three IDP camps in Rift Valley province have benefitted from the Emergency Funds of the GTZ Health Sector Programme.

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