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Amref receives Ksh billion grant to fight TB and malaria in Kenya – Kenya | ReliefWeb
Amref Health Africa in Kenya has received Ksh 4. I encourage all Kenyans to utilise health services to improve their health outcomes and quality of life. Through the TB and Malaria grants, we will reach close to 1 million people with TB and Malaria related information, testing and treatment services.
Mr Linden Morisson, head of the High Impact Africa Department at the Global Fund, said the funding will allow Kenya to maintain progress so far achieved, further scale-up support to the three diseases and considerably invest in its health system. He added that the grant impact in changing the lives of Kenyans, by contributing to their health and hence to economic development.
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Malarai this grant Amref will support key national interventions including finding missing TB cases through engagement of private providers, targeted outreaches using mobile x-ray and GeneXpert, contact screening, tracing of patients who interrupt TB treatment, sputum sample networking, social support for patients with drug resistant TB among others.
The Malaria grant will support Community Case Management of malaria CCMmincluding diagnosis using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Amred kits RDTs and treatment with Artemether Lumefantrine and supporting the community health strategy to fight malaria in lake endemic and epidemic counties.
Amref will continue to work in synergy with the government both at national and county level to realise reduction in the burden of Tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in the country.
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