Amref Health Africa, in the Netherlands known as Amref Flying Doctors, is an international organisation founded and headquartered in Kenya. Amref Health Africa began in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to provide critical medical assistance to remote communities in East Africa. Today, Amref Health Africa works with the most vulnerable African
communities through its country programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia, and its Southern and West African regional hubs based in South Africa and Senegal. Through its laboratory, clinical outreach and training programmes, Amref Health Africa reaches an additional 30 or more countries in Africa. With 60 years of experience in delivering healthcare and building health systems in Africa, Amref Health Africa supports those at the heart of communities, particularly women and
children, to bring about lasting health change.
The Innovate for Life Fund
This year, Amref Health Africa launched an ambitious and innovative initiative: The Innovate for Life Fund. This fund supports African entrepreneurs in the development of innovative, sustainable and scalable solutions for a healthy Africa. Via Amref Health Africa, they have access to detailed knowledge about healthcare in Africa and Amref’s extensive local and international network of stakeholders, donors and investors.
More information is available on www.innovate4lifefund.comPublic Health