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Ischemic Screening Launch Date

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.

DAILY SCREENINGS ROLL-OUT – COUNTIES

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: November 2017 llatu, Simile...

New Partnership with Broadway Bread

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...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SCREENING

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…)

SIGONA GOLF CLUB SCREENING

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…)

WORKPLACE SCREENING ROLL-OUT

One of the key elements to successful implementation of this program is the continuity of follow ups and the patient’s adherence to their medication regime. This can only be achieved if the patient-clinician is a long-term relationship at a centralised location. With employers now becoming increasingly mindful of their staff’s health, Panahf realised an opportunity to expand the reach of the program. PANAHF approached companies that employ a large number...

ABOUT PANAHF
PANAHF is a non-profit making NGO charitable organisation registered in the UK and Kenya. Our aims are targeted at both primary prevention and specialised treatment of cardiovascular disease.

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United Kingdom:
UK Charity Commission Number 1138922
14 Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6GR

Kenya:
P.O. Box 59915-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (0)738 567 300
info@panahf.org


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