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United States Government to reduce malnutrition in Northern Kenya

Acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya are currently at or above emergency levels and the causes of infant and child malnutrition are complex

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP), are launching a new program to reduce persistent acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya. Acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya are currently at or above emergency levels and the causes of…

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United States and Kenya Partner on The Establishment of a National Public Health Institute

The meeting helped establish a road map to bring together essential public health functions from across the Ministry of Health toward establishing an NPHI

The United States Government through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI) supported a stakeholder’s workshop to advance the establishment of a National Public Health Institute (NPHI) in Kenya. This meeting reflects the shared vision of a world safe…

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Remarks by Ambassador Kyle McCarter at Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA) Preliminary Results Launch Celebration

It’s an exciting moment in the U.S.-Kenya partnership and this report is one of the many, many examples of our strong and enduring friendship

By Ambassador Kyle McCarter at KENPHIA Preliminary Results Launch Celebration, Afya House, Nairobi It’s my pleasure to join you for the release of the preliminary results from Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment or KENPHIA.  It’s an exciting moment in the U.S.-Kenya partnership and this report is one of the many, many…

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Statement on the Anniversary of Dusit Attack

Al-Shabaab’s ongoing efforts to destabilize democratic, open societies represents a destructive threat in Kenya and East Africa

The United States remembers and commemorates with all Kenyans the 21 lives lost and those injured one year ago in the horrific terrorist attack on the Dusit2D Hotel complex in Nairobi. We again commend the speed and courage of the response by the Kenyan security services who rescued hundreds of…

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U.S. Ambassador Robert Godec to Participate in the Launch of Pizza Hut in Kenya

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec will join the General Manager of Pizza Hut Africa for the launch of Pizza Hut in Kenya. DETAILS: DATE:             Friday, February 19, 2016 TIME:              12:15 p.m. VENUE:           College House (University Way and Koinange Street) BACKGROUND: United States franchise Pizza Hut…

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U.S. Ambassador, Kenyan, International Officials launch Two KSH 8.5 Billion Safe-Water Programs

U.S. Ambassador Robert Godec, Kenyan officials, and representatives of international donors and private corporations today launched two projects worth KShs 8.5 billion ($86.5) to make safe water available to 1.5 million Kenyans. Funded by the American people through USAID, the $51 million Kenya Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (KIWASH) project…