Kenya and Tanzania joint project

Accelerating access to blood disorders care in Kenya and Tanzania

Project supported by a grant from Novo Nordisk Foundation

Partner institution
Kenya Haemophilia Association (KHA)
and
Muhimbili National Hospital in Tanzania

Represented by
Stella Rwezaula, Dr
Kibet Shikuku, Dr

Duration
3 years

Status
Execution

Objectives

  • Improve access to blood disorders care infrastructure in both countries by establishing or strengthening 16 centres in 3rd and 4th level hospitals and making basic care available in all counties/regions of Kenya and Tanzania
  • Increase diagnosis rate by equipping the centres and through awareness raising and screening activities (diagnosing 600 new people with haemophilia)
  • Empower the national patient organisations
  • Create or upgrade the national blood disorders registries
  • Build strategic alliances and advocate for improved care
  • Leverage the learning and experiences from both countries

A year of advancing care for haemophilia and sickle cell disease

Project partners mark one year of accelerating access to blood disorders care in Kenya and Tanzania with four days of meetings and a resolution for achieving greater impact together.

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Official launch event in Nairobi

Ministry of Health representatives from both countries were among those attending the official launch in Nairobi of the NNHF Kenya-Tanzania joint project designed to improve access to care for people with haemophilia and sickle cell disease.

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Building together for better diagnosis and treatment

People living with haematological disorders in Kenya and Tanzania are set to benefit from a new joint NNHF project designed to better tackle haemophilia and sickle cell disease through capacity building, advocacy and awareness creation.

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Partner with NNHF

NNHF funds and supports projects in developing countries to improve access to care for people with haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders.

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