Our partnership with Broadways has led to a countrywide screening and awareness campaign. From Thika to Machakos to Eldoret; we have successfully created awareness on diabetes and hypertension, screened 1500 people and put close to 200 diagnosed patients on treatment. NTV News Kenya recently caught up with us at our latest stop in Eldoret on 14th March 2018, check out the news clip below. Next stop in Murang'a! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF7rDbSf7XQ
In February 2013, PANAHF launched its Ischemic Heart Disease Screening program. The Heart Health program screens for the risk factors that contribute to coronary artery disease which is predicted to be the biggest killer in Africa by 2030. Certain sub-groups, such as those of Indian origin, have a higher risk of developing the disease. Already in the patients screened silent high blood pressure was detected and treated using non-medical intervention.
November 2017 will see the roll out of the daily screenings in 8 locations in Makueni and Kajiado, with the training of an additional 150 CHWs for the same. Facilities in Makueni include- Ilatu, Syumile, Kaunguni and Kamboo while facilities in Kajiado include- Entarara, Kimana, Rombo and Namelock. There will also be mass screenings at each of these locations during the course of the year. Schedule: December 2017 Kaunguni, Kamboo, llatu,...
We are happy to announce our newest partnership with Broadway Bread as we move forward to celebrate World Diabetes Day. The partnership took off with diabetes and hypertension screenings at workplaces in Thika on 14/11/2017 and at Sarit Centre Nairobi on 15/11/2017. Over the two days we screened close to 1000 people with roughly 60% of diagnosed cases being referred for treatment or follow up. Future plans include the set...
On 23rd September 2017, PANAHF held a screening camp at the PCEA Githima Church in Dagoretti. Ver two hundred patients were screened by our team over six hours. All the cases that were picked up have been contacted with follow ups being scheduled. (more…)
On 19th September 2017, PANAHF was invited to join Sigona Golf Club’s annual CSR screening. The 10-hour day saw over a thousand patients being reviewed not only for diabetes and hypertension but also cancer, kidney and nutritional issues among others. All the cases that were picked up have been contacted with follow ups being scheduled. (more…)
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