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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 attainable standard of health for every Kenyan. Citizen’s high expectations are grounded on the fact that the new Constitution states that every citizen has right to life, right to the highest attainable standard of health including reproductive health and emergency treatment among other rights. Towards this end civil society and citizen participation in development and implementation of the Constitution ranging from the Bill of Rights to the far reaching devolution of the government in health sector is fundamental for the realization of right to health. Unfortunately, their levels of awareness on rights and responsibilities envisioned in the New Constitution, development and implementation of laws and policy frameworks required by the Constitution is weak or completely absent. It is on this premise that this project was established to promote civil society participation in implementation of Constitution in health sector. The project has two actions Amkeni wa Kenya and Health Policy Action Fund (HPAF).
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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