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Evidence-based advocacy for reforms in health policies

Under this, HERAF is:

  • Enhancing citizen's awareness of Kenya's August 2010 Constitution, provisions and opportunities on right to health.
  • Mobilizing, empowering and providing opportunities to civil society and citizen groups to proactively engage in all the constitutional implementation processes including development of the comprehensive National Health Framework 2011 - 2030
  • Engaging in constructive partnerships with the government and other stakeholders, in  influencing health policies, public opinion, attitudes and perceptions of the right to health at the community, district, county, national and international level, through dissemination of national health policies and strategic plans, organisation and facilitation of advocacy forums targeting different stakeholders such as policy makers, women representatives and health care providers, and issuing petitions and briefing papers on health and human rights related issues.
  • Providing leadership to health workers and civil society in identifying and addressing the emerging policy gaps on the right to health in Kenya by identifying barriers impeding public participation in health sector governance, supporting health workers, civil society and other stakeholder organisations to take part in health sector policy advocacy and development. HERAF is also actively launching  and strengthening partnerships, networks and collaborative meetings between various stakeholders engaged in the demand and promotion of the respect of the right to health.

 





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Towards Gender Sensitive and Transformative HIV Programming For CSOs Towards Gender Sensitive and Transformative HIV Programming For CSOsOver the past two decades, research and strategies to combat HIV have ... Read more
Supporting Community’s Role in Monitoring Management and Governance of Health Care Services in Kenya’s Health Facilities Over the last 3 years HERAF under the European Commission has been increasing community members’ participation in health sector management... Read more
Strengthening Community Participation in Health Sector Management and Governance in Kenya. Background The programme ran for 3yrs beginning 2009 to 2011 and aimed at strengthening Community Participation in Health Sector Governance and ... Read more
Scaling up the Capacity of Women and Men Organisations to Engage in Gender and HIV Responsive Programming in Kenya In the course of its programmes implementation, HERAF continues to build the capacity of organisations working in the area of gender, HIV ... Read more
Advocating for Constitution Implementation in Kenya’s Health Sector The promulgation of the constitution of Kenya on 27th August, 2010 was a major milestone towards the realization of the highest attai... Read more
Amkeni wa Kenya The purpose of this project is to enable civil society and citizens to understand the New Constitution including awareness of the rights and... Read more
Health Policy Action Fund (HPAF) The overall purpose of this action is to advocate for timely development and implementation of health sector legislations, policies, stan... Read more
Monitoring health services delivery, budgetary and management of health funds This project is supported by the Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA) and The Open Society Public Health Program’s Account... Read more
Increasing Family Planning Progrmme Budget Allocation and Utilization in Kenya In 1970s and 1980s Kenya had a successful Family Planning (FP) programme. The programme stalled in the 1990s due to inadequate investm... Read more
EU Project Background Health Rights Advocacy Forum (HERAF) as a partners of Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) won a competitive accountable gra... Read more
Citizen Participation Where is Citizen Participation and involvement in the drafting legislative documents in Kenya? The Constitution of Kenya, Chapter 8, P... Read more
Scaling up the Capacity of HIV + Women’s Organisations to Engage in Gender and HIV Responsive Programming in Kenya Past responses to HIV and AIDs in programming have not addressed gender issues adequately, with the gender component in HIV programming bein... Read more
Institutional Strengthening Project FANIKISHA CSOs in the health sector in Kenya continue to face a myriad of issues that impede their effective participation in responsive pr... Read more
Scaling up Community Participation in Monitoring Health Services Delivery, Planning and Accountability in Management of Health Budgets at County and National levels in Kenya HERAF for the years 2014 & 2015, through the support of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA) and the Open Society Budapes... Read more
Baseline Survey on Governance and Management of Health Sector Terms of References (TORs) HERAF for 6 months through the support of the Christian Aid (CA) Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA) will be implementing a project titled... Read more
Strengthening Community Initiatives to Eliminate New HIV Infections among Children and Keeping their Mothers Alive in Mazeras and Kafuduni Community Health Units of Kinango Sub County Health Rights Advocacy Forum (HERAF) with support from the Positive Action Children Fund (PACF) is implementing a two year project titled, “... Read more
Christian Aid PPA Health Governance HERAF with the support of Christian Aid is in the second phase of implementing a project titled, “Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA) - He... Read more
Increasing Community Participation in Governance and Management of Health Service Delivery at County Levels in Kenya HERAF, for the years 2016-2017, through the support of Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA) and the Open Society Budapest Foundat... Read more
Promoting Transparency and Accountability in County Governments Budgets For the year 2016/17 Center for international Private Enterprise (CIPE) partners (MUHURI, Kerio Center, IPF, Chemi Chemi ya Ukweli, and HERA... Read more