STOP TB Partnership

Maliza TB Mashinani is an innovative tuberculosis (TB) Active Case finding Project funded by STOP TB Partnership through the TB REACH Wave 7 grant. It is implemented in Kisumu East, Kisumu Central and Muhoroni Sub counties in Kisumu County. The project Partners with private health providers including formal clinics, pharmacies as well as informal providers such as herbalists to screen all their clients for TB and facilitate Gene X-pert testing of sputum samples. Some of the centres offer treatment on site while in others; the project facilitates referral to a nearby TB treatment site.The project engages Young women and girls as TB ambassadors (Binti Balozis) who coordinate screening, diagnosis and referral treatment of TB among the people seeking healthcare in the private facilities as well as conducting contact tracing. The project Aims to detect 500 additional TB cases within 12 months period thereby increasing the TB detection by 32% in the intervention areas. For sustainability, the young women will be supported to start and run economically viable ventures that will support their activities beyond the duration of the project. The interventions are done in close collaboration with the County and Sub-county health management teams especially the TB program.

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DREAMS Innovation challenge

DREAMS challenge is desigened to prevent HIV incidences among adolecent and young women between 10 to 24. The 'Binti Balozi' are trained on life skills, peer education Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and sensitized on Gender Based Violence.

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HealthStart 2

OGRA, Omega Foundation and Child.org are working as a coalition to implement this innovative programme, each bringing different areas of expertise in community, health and digital development.

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OGRA Foundation runs a project with an objective for a HIV free society supported with the Global Fund through Kenya Red Cross Society currently in Round 10

Ogra Medical Centre - Ombeyi

The Ombeyi Health Centre also known as Le Quesne Health Centre is located in Muhoroni Divison, Ramula. It has 30 beds and a fully equipped laboratory used to test and treat opportunistic infections amongst other common diseases.

Osani Health Centre - Ndhiwa

Osani community Health and Development Centre is a level III health care service provider , a Health Center aligned to the Kenya Essential Package for Health System (KEPH). It is situated in Kadhola Sub location, W. Kwabwai in Kobama Division of Ndhiwa District in Homabay County.

St Jones Ring Road Clinic - Nyalenda.

The health facility is located in the middle of Nyalenda Slums in Kisumu, the second biggest slum in kenya. The clinic provides accessible and affordable health care services to an approximate population of 2000 slum dwellers.

Since she delivered her baby nine years ago, 23-year-old Anna* has suffered from obstetric fistula – a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged and obstructed labor that results in constant and uncontrollable leakage of urine and/or feces, if left untreated.

Obstetric Fistula

Anna

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Burkitt Lymphoma

Survivor

Chris Justus Ochieng comes from a family of six children. He hails from Mikiria Village, Nyangoma Location, Miwani Division in Muhoroni district. His parents died in 2003 when he was doing his eighth grade in Primary school.

Chris

OVC Scholarship

Faima Akoth Yusuf hails from Jieri Village, Konyango Sub-location, Rachuonyo North District. She is the fourth child in a family of five. She is now 23 years old. Her father died in 1991 when she was 2 year old leaving them behind with their mother who has been suffering from epilepsy for years.

Faima

OVC Scholarship

Tourasi Massimo

I am from Verona, Italy. I am an IT expert working for GSK. During my volunteer period, I lectured IT students at ISMAT. They are very lovely students and I love working with them so much. Masimo

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Melody Farkas

My main project involves improvements to the pharmacy at Ombeyi Health Centre, one of OGRA's rural clinics in Nyanza..

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Loren Nakamaru

Loren a GSK volunteer that volunteered on the Poultry programme and he vaccinated chick.

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Christine Pence

As a nurse and Clinical Scientist I was very excited to be selected for the GSK PULSE program, and work with the talented people of the OGRA Foundation to strengthen their community.

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