KAWE Events

January 2022
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KAWE News Updates

The clinic was launched on the 19th of October 2021 with the partnership of the Irish Embassy, the Ministry of Health: Dr. Musa Mohammed (Deputy Director of Medical Services), Dr. Victor Kibe (MOH-NCD Division), Dr. Judy Gichuki (Starehe Sub-County DMOH) with other Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) representatives. KAWE was represented by Dr. Osman Miyanji, (Chairman), Mr. Patrick Ngechu (Program Coordinator), KAWE staff, and volunteers. Ms. Joyce Lukiri, (In Charge-Huruma Lions Facility). Community Health Workers of Starehe Sub-County were also represented. The theme was ‘Promoting Accessibility of Health for People with Epilepsy’. The launch began with a skit by the Community Health Workers where they were able to demonstrate epilepsy themes that included discrimination and stigma, how to deliver first aid with some wit, humor, and songs. Thereafter, representatives from the Chiefs and Ward Administrators’office sent their congratulatory messages and reiterated the commitment to better services and fruitful partnerships to improve service delivery.

The well-equipped facility with amenities like water and electricity and a new waiting bay will improve privacy for patients, create a safe working environment for staff as per the Covid19 MOH guidelines, create adequate storage space for filing and facilitate proper data collection on CDMS.