Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dr. Rose Oronje unwraps the SECURE Health programme

Dr. Rose Oronje (Senior Policy and Communications Specialist, AFIDEP) speaks on SECURE Health; an innovative programme being implemented in Kenya and Malawi by a consortium of partners led by AFIDEP. It seeks to strengthen the capacity of policymakers to utilise research evidence in health policymaking in the two countries.

Hon. Paul Chibingu

Health Champions Appointed to Malawi Cabinet

In the newly constituted cabinet of the Malawi government, President Peter Mutharika has appointed individuals active in the health sector to head various dockets. Hon. Grace Chiumia a member of the Network of African Parliamentary Committees on Health (NEAPACOH), has been appointed Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture, while Hon. Paul Chibingu, former Chairman

Health research-to-policy conference in Kenya: Ministry commits to ensuring policies are evidence-informed, calls for a knowledge-sharing platform

“We shall not allow any new health policy which is not supported by research evidence …” Prof. Fred Segor, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health The Kenya Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR), the National Commission on Science and Technology (NACOSTI) and AFIDEP, convened a high-level conference to