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Peter Abwao

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.

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Winifred, a Health Worker On Call

She was known simply as Omusirishi —“the one who treats”—in my village.

Imelda Achieng Wants to Find a Cure for HIV for Her Mum

A loan fund in Kenya is helping this pharmacy student keep her promise from childhood.

New Service Integration in Kenya Gives Clients Access to HIV Care—without the Stigma

In West Pokot County, Agnes looks over her shoulder every time she takes her HIV meds.

Cervical Cancer Screening Uncovers a Great Need in Kenya

Screening is crucial, particularly for women who live with HIV.

In Kenya, One Mother's Struggle for an HIV-Free Family

The right training can help health workers reach mothers like Ruby, who was in denial for years after she was diagnosed with HIV.

When She’s Not Ready for Another Baby Yet

Nurse Jane in Kenya learned new family planning technologies. Now women in her community have more information and more options available to them.

From Cholera to Scholarship: How a Turkana Boy Became a Nurse

Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.

Kenya’s Nurses Can Empower Women through Family Planning

Women in rural areas face particularly high maternal health risks. The right skills and support can help nurses change that.

Rescued Learning: New Loan Fund in Kenya Keeps Medical Students in Class

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.

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