The two organisations are keen to influence health policies in the East Africa region, closely working with the region’s governments to facilitate key changes in health planning and financing.
NAIROBI, KENYA, SEPTEMBER 20 ―The Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) has entered into a partnership with Amref Health Africa, aimed at elevating health standards in East Africa.
The two key institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake joint health programmes in the region.
Under the agreement, the organisations will undertake joint investment in innovation, research and learning to position AKF, East Africa and Amref Health Africa as key conveners and thought leaders in the nexus of health and development.
The MOU will see the two organisations establish joint innovative health programmes and services that leverage the technical strengths and experience of both parties.
They will also seek to jointly influence health policies in the East Africa region, closely working with the region’s governments to facilitate key changes in health planning and financing.
They will further jointly seek funding from a wide range of sources, including bilateral, multilateral, private sector, government and local donors to support the health sector.