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Spotlight on: iDSI, Sida and CHAI session on health financing towards Universal Health Coverage at Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Oct. 31, 2018

At this year’s Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, iDSI collaborated with Sida and CHAI for the first time on convening a well-attended satellite session dedicated to health financing towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – paving the way for more collaborations in future as we explore joint work across Sub Saharan Africa to support priority-setting for UHC. The session brought …

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iDSI delivers workshop on supporting evidence generation for differentiated care models for ART delivery in Kenya

By Y-Ling Chi Jul. 26, 2018

A two day workshop focusing on differentiated care models (DCM) was delivered by iDSI, the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) and the National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) in Nairobi this month. The workshop was attended by 23 delegates representing NACC and NASCOP, as well partners from the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the Centre …

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Innovative approaches to address the HIV epidemic in Kenya

By Mohamed Gad , Y-Ling Chi Apr. 26, 2018

Kenya has delivered successful HIV prevention programmes since the 1990s, which have resulted in a dramatic decrease of new infections. Over the last two decades access to treatment has also risen significantly. At present approximately one million people are living with HIV in Keyna are on antiretroviral therapy (ART – the use of HIV medicines to treat HIV infection); and the …

African Health Economics and Policy Association International Scientific conference

Aug. 1, 2014

African Health Economics and Policy Association International Scientific conference  In March 2014 Thomas Wilkinson, Adviser (Health Economics), NICE International, attended the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) International Scientific conference in Nairobi, Kenya. AfHEA is the leading representative body for health economics and policy makers on the African continent and the conference was attend by 260 attendees representing 42 different countries. …