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National Strategy for the Prevention of NCDs 2015-2010

The Kenya Ministry of Health in association with affiliated bodies has launched the Kenya National Strategy for the prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs). The strategic document focuses on ten strategic objectives that are key to the reduction of the burden of NCDs. The Government is committed to working with Development partners and civil Society [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Partnership|0 Comments

Monthly Epilepsy Awareness Campaigns-

In order to reach the communities, KAWE has a workforce made up of volunteers who penetrate the communities to sensitize people about Epilepsy. In Nairobi, we have volunteers in the three locations where our clinics are located. Riruta, Huruma and Karen. We go to where the people are. We attend Chiefs’ Baraza’s, Community Day meetings, [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Knowledge|0 Comments

KOMESHA Kifafa Caravan- Coast Edition

Epilepsy is present in every society around the world; yet, it still is one of the most stigmatized non-communicable disease. KAWE, in association with Lotto foundation and with the backing of Kwale, Mombasa and Kilifi County Governments carried out informal research in the Coast Region. We started by visiting the three regions and talking to [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Knowledge|0 Comments


Every year, on 26th March, Purple Day is celebrated worldwide. This is a special date for Epilepsy awareness. It began in Canada, the brain child of a young girl called Cassidy On this day, people everywhere are encouraged to wear purple. Purple or Lavender are the internationally recognized colors representing Epilepsy support. In her [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Knowledge|0 Comments

International Epilepsy Day

KAWE will be participating in the launch of the revised version of the National Guidelines for the Management of Epilepsy on the 8th of February from 7.30 – 11 am at Sarova Panafric. This is in association with the National Epilepsy Coordination Committee(NECC). The 8th of February is the International Epilepsy Day, the start [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Knowledge|4 Comments

Star hospital awareness efforts

There has been an increase in public education on epilepsy in Kenya with various new institutions joining KAWE in the fight against epilepsy…..indeed there is a notable positive change towards the person with epilepsy. KAWE has been in Kisumu in support of the growing ‘Star Hospital’ where we started a clinic to care for the [...]

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Institutional Development: Benefiting from e-learning

In the month of October , KAWE’s Programme Coordinator Ms Rosemary Gathara attended an e-learning course facilitated by YETU e-learning. The Yetu Initiative is a partnership with the Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) and TechSoup on the development of an e-learning platform for Kenyan Civil Society Organizations. The Effective Presentation Course focused on three main [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Institutional|0 Comments

We Have Moved!

By | November 13th, 2016|Institutional|2 Comments

A great Send off for 2015

2015 has ended well for us here at KAWE, and a rather busy year we’ve had. We have conducted trainings and carried out awareness campaigns which have positively improved the quality of medical care we provide to our patients. These awareness efforts have seen an increased number of new epilepsy cases reported at our clinics. [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Institutional|0 Comments

Towards a Seizure free Refugee Camp.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) is one way that KAWE fights epilepsy. With an invitation from The Kenya Red Cross, KAWE clinicians were at Daadab IFO 2 camp consulting and reviewing epilepsy patients. 95% of the population are of Somali origin. Dadaab Camp lies in North Eastern Kenya, with Garissa as the closest town. Between [...]

By | November 13th, 2016|Health|0 Comments