She was known simply as Omusirishi—“the one who treats”—in my village.
Former communications and knowledge management officer, IntraHealth International
Peter Abwao was a communications and knowledge management officer for the FUNZOKenya Project at IntraHealth International in Kenya.
All Mercy Wangui Kariuki ever wanted to be was a nurse.
A loan fund in Kenya is helping this pharmacy student keep her promise from childhood.
In West Pokot County, Agnes looks over her shoulder every time she takes her HIV meds.
Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.
The right training can help health workers reach mothers like Ruby, who was in denial for years after she was diagnosed with HIV.
Nurse Jane in Kenya learned new family planning technologies. Now women in her community have more information and more options available to them.
Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.
Women in rural areas face particularly high maternal health risks. The right skills and support can help nurses change that.
When Caren got into nursing school her father asked her aunties and uncles for help with tuition fees. They told him to marry her off.
Meet Phylis Cherono Siele, a nurse in Kenya's Tenwek Mission Hospital whose joy comes from helping clients find hope, even in the most difficult times.
This brief describes the FUNZOKenya Project's approach to strengthening the accreditation process of health training institutions and shares key results from this work.
Between 2012 and 2016, FUNZOKenya worked with seven regulatory bodies to design continuing professional development (CPD) guidelines and an overall framework for the implementation and coordination of...
The FUNZOKenya Project coordinated the process of establishing an eLearning unit within a mid-level, faith-based training institution, Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS), which provides...
Building an Effective Health Workforce through In-Service Training Delivered by Regional Training Hubs: Lessons from Kenya
The FUNZOKenya Project, led by IntraHealth International and funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID, scaled up access to in-service training (IST) for...
To consider the possible impact of family planning in-service training on health workers’ promotion and provision of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), FUNZOKenya conducted a study to...
The FUNZOKenya project (2012-2017), led by IntraHealth International and funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID, designed an initiative to strengthen...