About KANCO

The Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO) is a national membership network of NGOs, CBOs, and FBOs, Private Sector actors, Research and Learning Institutions involved in or that have interest in HIV & AIDS , TB and other public health care concerns in Kenya such as Malaria, Nutrition, Community Harm Reduction(among injecting drug users) among others.

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Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO) Jabavu Lane off Argwings Kodhek Rd, SilverPool Office Suites – A11 & A12 P.O. Box 69866-00400, Nairobi - Kenya Mobile:+254722203344 +254733333237 Email: kanco@kanco.org

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Child Friendly TB medicine launched in Kenya

Child Friendly TB medicine launched in Kenya

According to the World Bank Tuberculosis is a disease of poverty. It is widely recognised that the poorer the community, the greater the likelihood of being infected with the Tuberculosis germ and developing clinical diseashe World Health Organisation estimates that low and lower middle income countries, that is, those with an annual Gross National Product (GNP) per capita of less than US$2995 account for more than 90% of TB cases and deaths.

EMPHASIZING IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION IN KENYA’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

EMPHASIZING IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION IN KENYA’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

Kenya is ranked no 18 globally in malnutrition and this is a crisis in the country that requires quick actions to address. Malnutrition is a condition that occurs when people consistently do not consume or absorb the right amounts and types of food and essential nutrients. This leads to poor physical growth and brain development among children preventing them from thriving and living up to their full potential.

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Democracy means: Offering everyone the same starting point

xcccNo one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Children must be accorded the right environment right  from birth as the years from conception to the first five years are critical period in laying  the foundation for the child’s lifelong growth and development. It is essential that all sectors work together as there is no alternative to growth and development but to take appropriate measures to support their full development and growth of their potential.