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Health Financing Taskforce discusses way forward
Posted in General, Health Financing, SWAP by Jürgen Menze on October 30th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme-supported Health Financing Taskforce met on 29th October 2008 to review its activities towards the development of a long term health financing strategy and to strategize on its future tasks.

Partnership agreement between GTZ and CREAW
Posted in FGM & Gender, Human Rights by Lucy Kiama on October 29th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme (HSP) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the work of the Center for Rights, Education and Awareness (CREAW) for the period between 1st November and 31st, January 2009.

Dialogue on Population & Development & Mission to Germany
Posted in Conferences/Workshops, FGM & Gender by Eva Aura on October 26th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme (HSP), jointly with the Kenyan Ministry of Gender, Children Affairs and Social Development partcipated in the 7th International Dialogue on Population and Sustainable Development.

Male circumcision not the magic bullet against HIV/AIDS
Posted in General by Ruth Atieno on October 22nd, 2008

That male circumcision reduces the chances by over 50% of contracting the HIV virus is not disputable. Nonetheless, Klaus Hornetz, programme Leader, German Technical Cooperation Health Sector Programme makes some pertinent observations.

Taskforce Report on Kenya Medical Supplies Agency
Posted in General by Ruth Atieno on October 21st, 2008

The Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) Taskforce which was established to look into the operations of KEMSA finalised its work and presented its report to the Minister for Medical Services on the 21st October 2008.

Gender Based Violence: Women Pay the Highest Price
Posted in FGM & Gender, General by Judith Verma on October 18th, 2008

Cases of gender based violence (GBV) in Kenya have reached alarming levels- with the cruelest forms of violence against women witnessed in the recent past.

Output Based Aid/Demand Side Financing Workshop
Posted in General, Health Financing by Anna-Carin Kandimaa on October 18th, 2008

Output Based Aid(OBA) is a pilot project that aims to provide quality health care services for safemotherhood, family planning, and gender based violence through a voucher sysem.

Visits to Human Rights organisations in Berlin
Posted in FGM & Gender, Human Rights, PPP by Lucy Kiama on October 15th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme visited the human rights civil society organizations (CSOs) in Germany.

Gender Commission’s strategic planning workshop
Posted in General by Lucy Kiama on October 15th, 2008

The National Commission on Gender and Development (NCGD)Â is a key statutory body and strategic partner to the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) Â Health Sector Programme (HSP) in the area of Gender and Gender Based Violence (GBV).

Gender Based Violence Stakeholder Analysis
Posted in FGM & Gender by Johanna Wesemann on October 14th, 2008

The GTZ Health Sector Programme conducted a stakeholder analysis on Gender Based Violence at the national level in order to inform the expansion and repositioning process of its Gender Based Violence (GBV) component.

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