Appeal For Donation- John Willis Baraka

John was born on the 27th of August 2016 and is the fourth born to Peter and Jenipher Otieno. At the tender age of 1 year 8 months he has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome- a genetic condition that affects the physical features, intellect and overall development of a child. Further investigations into his condition led to the the diagnosis that he also has an Arterial Sept Defect (ASD). An...

Documentary In Process!

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 was an interesting day for members of our screening team. A group of us including two members from Takeda, four members from AMREF and a film crew set out at 6 am for Ilatu Dispensary, which is located in Makueni County.  Having screened over 3,000 people, most of whom had never been screened for diabetes or hypertension before, Ilatu is the busiest location out of the eight...

PharmaCare- The New Tool For Access to Medicines

At PANAHF, we are always looking for innovative ways to achieve our goals, PharmaCare being one of our latest developments. It is a tech tool that provides availability and access to non-falsified chronic medications at affordable prices for the lower and mid-lower population tiers. As an extension of our screening program, PharmaCare has a programmatic focus on diabetes and hypertension with a formula that extends to asthma, breast cancer and...

Screening And Awareness Roadshow

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!

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: December 2017 Kaunguni, Kamboo,  llatu,...

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.

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

P.O. Box 59915-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (0)738 567 300

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