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Visit of Rachel Grelier, Technical Backstopping Officer, Options
Posted in General, Newsletters by Caroline Blair on May 27th, 2008

Rachel Grelier, technical backstopping officer for Options (based in South Africa), made a first visit to the GTZ/MOH/Options RH Programme May 22-24. The purpose of the visit was to work with the Team Leader to review technical tasks undertaken during initiation phase against what was set out in Options’ proposal with a view to plan [...]

Germany pledges KShs. 150 Million towards Anti-GBV activities
Posted in General by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on May 27th, 2008

On the occasion of the courtesy visit to Kenya of Dr. Mrs. Geier, the Director for East Africa in the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Government is pleased to announce the commitment of additional approx. 150 Million KSh for support to the Kenyan Government and other stakeholders in the fight against [...]

Health, Education, Social Protection News & Notes 13/2008
Posted in General, Newsletters by Justus Vundi on May 26th, 2008

Please click here to download the News & Notes 13/2008

Dr. Geier visits GBV-Survivors as her visit comes to an end
Posted in FGM & Gender by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on May 24th, 2008

Not even the rain and mud could deter Dr. Geier and her entourage from walking through Africa’s largest slum dwelling, the Kibera slums. In the company of Mr. von Gemmingen of the German Embassy & Dr. Klaus Hornetz of GDC, the distinguished ladies set out to visit several survivors of violence in Kibera slums. Amina, [...]

Official Opening of the GTZ German House
Posted in General by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on May 23rd, 2008

It was pomp and colour as the new German House along Riverside Drive was officially opened by Hon. Amos Kimunya, Minister of Finance on Wednesday 21st May 2008. The long-awaited function was graced by Dr. Geier (BMZ) and Dr. Radeke (Kfw) as well as Ambassador Lindner representing the German government. The Kenyan side was well [...]

Reception held in honour of Dr. Mrs. Geier
Posted in General by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on May 23rd, 2008

To mark the visit of Dr. Mrs. Geier, the Head of the East African Division in the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), a cocktail “sundowner” was held at 8pm on Thursday 22nd May at the residence of the Team Leader, Dr. Klaus Hornetz.

Meeting on OBA institutional arrangements
Posted in General by Justus Vundi on May 20th, 2008

A meeting was held on Friday 16 May in Windsor Hotel, Nairobi, on the KfW supported OBA project. A consultant, Mr Horner, reported to various partners (government, private sector and development partners) on the findings from his mission which had a focus on the institutional arrangements for the next phase of this project.

Sector Documents-Popular version
Posted in Policy by salome on May 19th, 2008

Popular versions of Key Health Sector documents, were developed by the Ministry of Health and Health NGOs Network (HENNET) with the support of GDC/GTZ. Taking the KEPH to the community.pdf Norms and Standards (Revised 04 August 2007).pdf NHSSP II (Revised 04 August 2007).pdf Joint programme of work and funding (Revised 03 December 2007).pdf

GTZ-Health calls on Minister Anyang’ Nyong’o
Posted in General by Caroline Kigira-Ndolo on May 16th, 2008

Dr. Klaus & Burkard, at the request of the Minister, had a courtesy meeting this morning -Friday 16th May - with the new Minister of Medical Services, Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o and his PS, Dr. Hezron Nyangito. They were accompanied by the German Ambassador Walter Lindner, the GTZ country director, Klaus von Mitzlaff and Mr.von Gemmingen, [...]

Research and Feasibility Study to Explore Menstrual Beliefs and Practices and to Test Suitability of Menstrual Cups
Posted in FGM & Gender, RH by Caroline Blair on May 13th, 2008

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) and the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) are at an advanced stage of discussion regarding the above proposed study. Limited access to safe, affordable, convenient and culturally appropriate methods for dealing with menstruation has far-reaching implications for the rights and physical, social, and mental wellbeing of many [...]

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