NEWS

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...

PRIVATE FACILITIES IN DENSELY POPULATED AREAS

Although the County governments have several facilities scattered in their domains, public health facilities are usually overburdened and are supplemented by private health facilities that cater to the market demographics in the area. The pricing of services at these facilities does not necessarily mean exorbitant prices, however there is always room to improve access. Through AMREF and its relationships, we have recently brought on board Fremo Medical Centre, Mercy Missions...

MASS SCREENINGS

Over 800 people were screened at mass interventions held in Dagoretti, Namelock and Ilatu. The success led to fruitful conversations with the respective county governments to hold mass screenings on scheduled dates and conduct daily screening at selected health facilities (more…)

PARTNERSHIP WITH AMREF HEALTH AFRICA

As of January 2017, the latest partner to join the hypertension and diabetes program is Amref Health Africa which is Africa’s largest International NGO. Through their existing partnerships with County Governments and wide base of Community Health Workers, Amref allows a greater reach to the grass roots on the disease burden for NCDs. The first joint screening pilot was held in January 2017 in Kibera where 85 patients were screened...

MOU SIGNING

The official signing of the partnership with Takeda for the hypertension and diabetes screening was done on 28th August 2016 during the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. This was the first TICAD held in Africa in its over 20 years of history. The conference discussed the thematic issues faced in Africa including industrialisation, social stability and health among others. The conference and signing was graced by His Excellency...

LIKOMA SCREENING

In July 2014 Panahf partnered with African Steps to conduct a Rhematic Heart Valve Disease on the entire population of 9-12 year olds using only echocardiography by two medical officers (non cardiologists) which was then overseen by a consultant cardiologist and consultant cardiac surgeon. Philips donated the hand held echo CX50 to allow better diagnostic capability for both screening and definitive echos. The screening was carried out in three locations:...

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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