Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:


Malaria is a deadly disease which can kill with 24 hours of first symptoms. The government has emphasized time and again that prompt and correct diagnosis and treatment is significantly reducing illness and death from malaria infections. Significant progress has been made in implemantaion of diagnosis and treatment of malaria with currently recommended antemisinin based combination of therapis. How the cost of effective malaria treatment in the private sector comtinues to be out of reach for many Kenyans. It is the recognition role played by the private sector in the provision of health to Kenyans that the government initiative to apply for the pilot phase of the affordable medicines facility for malaria an initiative that aims to increase access to effective malaria medicine to all people who need it especially in the private sector. The programe enables the government and private sector companies to purchase malaria medicines at a highly subsidized price in order to pass on the benefits of access through affordability to patients with malaria. The overall objective is that patients with Malaria should be able to access efective treatment within 24 hours of onset symptoms regardless where they sick the treatment. The introduction of affordable malaria Medicine to kenya is to provide quality health care to Kenyans. Together we can take Kenya to malaria free future.


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  • This story relates to respect
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mudete, Sabatia, Kenya
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