Friday 29th July 2016 was a special day for KAWE as we launched our new modern office at a cocktail event attended by notable representatives in the medical field.
As part of the event, KAWE also launched its 2016-2020 strategic plan which was expounded by the Board of Director’s Financial controller Mr. Paul Spence.
The four part plan aims at achieving the following:
To reduce the existing epilepsy treatment gap by facilitating universal access to affordable, sustainable and comprehensive quality health care.
To have facilitated training for 750 Community Health Workers by 2020
To implement a communications plan to raise public epilepsy awareness by 20%.
Influencing and partnerships:
KAWE intends to facilitate voice, inclusion and equal opportunities for people with epilepsy.
Strengthen KAWE’s leadership in delivering cutting edge integrated health, education, and effective and sustainable care services for people with epilepsy.
Dr Osman Miyanji, a paediaritic neurologist at Aga Khan Hospital and KAWE’s activity since it’s inception in 1982.
“KAWE Is synonymous with epilepsy in Kenya. Whenever you hear of Epilepsy, KAWE will come to your mind.”
He was happy to declare and add that over the years, KAWE has continued to demonstrate that epilepsy is treatable.
With over 15,000 registered patients in our three clinics in Nairobi, we are scaling heights in bridging the treatment gap.
Among the guests were KAWE’s emeritus as well as a cross section of our valued stake holders among them; USAID, Lotto Foundation, Red Cross, Sense International, Sanofi Aventis, National Epilepsy Council (NECC) and Torrent Pharmaceuticals
The delicious black forest cake was cut by Prof. Kioy of NECC.