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Kenyan-Heart is busy working towards excellent heart health for as many people as we can reach.

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Kenyan-Heart partners with UEFA and WHF to "Make a Healthy Heart your Goal"!

Kenyan-Heart National Foundation (KHNF) through World Heart Federation (WHF) was privileged to be granted the mandate by UEFA, to run the initiative “Make a Healthy Heart your Goal” with a special focus on Girls and the youth in Kenya. It is a FIRST in East Africa.

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June / 2014

  • - Analysis exercise of Strep Sore Throat (SST) Data from participating clinics in collaboration with intern Dr. David Philpott from University of Texas.

July / 2014

  • - WHF/UEFA funded Football Tournament on Saturday 12th July 2014.
  • - Conclusion of the data collection phase of the Nutrition Research at Westlands Primary School.

September / 2014

  • - September, the "Heart Month": Activities for creating awareness on Heart Disease Prevention.
  • - World Heart Day-2014 (WHD) Celebrations Activities on Saturday, 20th September 2014.

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Address: Kenyan-Heart National Foundation (KHNF), Viking House, 3rd Floor, Westlands  Waiyaki Way, Opposite CBA
P.O. Box: 59178 - 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 2 4452214 / 3005084
Mobile: +254 729 625741 and +254 735408784
FAX: +254 2 44522141
E-mail: info@kenyanheart.or.ke

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Kenyan-Heart Local Committees Initiative
Kenyan-Heart at work


A training session organized and facilitated by Kenyan-Heart that was held for the Kariobangi South area Local Committee.

The “Kenyan-Heart Local Committees” Program is Yet Another Initiative by Kenyan-Heart National Foundation to intensify the Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention at the Grass-root levels.
Kenyan-Heart Selects Leaders of various Groups right from the Grassroot & Educates them about Rheumatic Heart Disease & How to Prevent it.

These Local Grass-root Leaders once Empowered with this knowledge are able to now Reach others from their Communities & to Equip them too with the Knowledge of How to Identify the Symptoms of A Strep-Sore Throat, Rheumatic Fever & Rheumatic Heart Disease & How to Prevent that progression.

The Local Committees purpose is to Spread the message of the Prevention of Rheumatic Heart Disease on behalf of Kenyan-Heart, thus implementing the Project Goals & Objectives to the Grass-root level.

They are also to Network amongst the Local Communities in order to make the Project A Community Based-Owned-Project, thus Making it, Sustainable.

Members of the Local Committee comprise of:-

  1. The Local Area Chiefs.
  2. Leaders of different Community Based Organizations & Groups such as, Women Groups, Youth Groups, Environmental Groups and many others.

So far, Kenyan-Heart has managed to Establish a Very Dynamic Local Committee in Starehe Constituency.

The Local Committee Members are already running Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention activities within the Community. One of the most recent activities that they help organize is the Huruma Environmental Clean-Up Activity whose theme was “Keep Huruma Clean, Be Healthy.” This exercise was done in collaboration with other Community Based Groups within the area & it was very successful.

What do we do?
Below is a preview of some of our work

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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors Prevention
Are you at risk? Find out more about this critical issue.
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Publications
Read some interesting Kenyan-Heart material.
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World Heart Day
Kenyan-Heart joins other countries around the world in marking World Heart Day every September.
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Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention Program
Kenyan-Heart's CORE business is the Prevention of Heart Diseases and in particular Rheumatic Heart Disease.
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Talking Walls
The “Kenyan-Heart Talking Walls” are Yet another tool for imparting knowledge & information on How to Prevent Rheumatic Heart Disease.
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Kenyan-Heart Clubs
Kenyan-Heart Clubs showcase their Creative activities with the aim of Spreading the Message of Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention.
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Local Committees Involvement
Kenyan-Heart Selects Leaders of various Groups right from the Grassroot & Educates them... once Empowered with this knowledge (they) are able to now Reach others from their Communities
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Treatment Program
For some prevention is no longer an option. For those who require urgent medical intervention, Kenyan-Heart makes an effort to assist needy patients access treatment.
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