Strengthening capacity for increased evidence use in decision-making: Sharing practical lessons and tools in Kenya

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will be holding a half-day meeting – on February 22, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting will deliberate lessons as well as share tools emerging from AFIDEP’s work on strengthening capacity for increased evidence use in decision-making The meeting will mark the end of the

AFIDEP to attend Young Africa Works 2017 Summit

On 16th and 17th February 2017, AFIDEP’s Dr. Bernard Onyango shall be attending the second annual Young Africa Works Summit hosted by The MasterCard Foundation in Kigali, Rwanda. This invite-only event will bring together a community of 300 thought leaders from non-governmental organisations, government, funders and the private sector, committed to developing sustainable youth employment

Call for Abstracts: MAISHA HIV/AIDS 2017 Conference in Kenya

AFIDEP and other stakeholders led by the  Kenya National AIDS Control Council (NACC) will be hosting the 4th Maisha HIV and AIDS Conference whose theme will be Translating the Science to End New HIV Infections in Kenya: Perspectives, Practices and Lessons. The conference which is scheduled to take place from 28th to 31st May 2017 seeks to promote

Taking stock: Kenya launches Health Facility Assessment Report

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) today led the launch of the 2015 Kenya Health Facility Assessment report on 15th December 2016. According to Dr. Josephine Kibaru-Mbae, the Director General NCPD, the survey was conducted across the 47 counties in Kenya to assess the preparedness of health facilities to provide reproductive health

AFIDEP board members tour new Nairobi headquarters

Members of the AFIDEP Board of Directors for the first time visited the new offices now housing the Institute’s headquarters office in Nairobi. The visit took place on November 21, 2016. The Board members who had just completed the first day of a biannual meeting for 2016 at the Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel in