Family medicine in Kenya

The Kenya Association of Family Physicians (KAFP) which is the umbrella body for the graduating Family Medicine physicians and the General Practitioners in the country has submitted a report on the state of family medicine in Kenya. The Institute of Family Medicine (INFA-MED) is host to the KAFP and continues to uphold Family Medicine as the ideal specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual, family and community at large. 

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The report details how this is achieved and covers the following topics:

- the Family Medicine Program in Kenya
At Moi University, School of Medicine - Eldoret
At the University of Nairobi, School of Medicine – Nairobi

At Kabarak University, Institute of Post-graduate Studies and Research – Nakuru 

- The Kenya Association of Family Physicians and its activities for 2013 including commemorating the World Family Doctors Day. 

photo: The Kenya Association of Family Physicians Executive Committee:
front row (l to r): Dr Linda Thorpe (Aga Khan Uni. Hosp.), Dr Joshua Nderitu (INFA-MED Director), Dr Shem Musoke, (The Nairobi Hosp.), Dr Franklin Ikunda (PCEA Chogoria Hosp.) Dr Ravi Sharma (Aga Khan Uni. Hosp.)
back row (l to r): Dr Patrick Chege (Chairman, Dept of Family Medicine – Moi University), Dr Gulnaz Mohamoud (Aga Khan Uni. Hosp.) Ms Edith Kabure INFA-MED & KAFP Programs Officer, Dr Ernst Tenambergen (Family Medicine Consultant), Dr Jacob Shabani (Aga Khan Uni. Hosp.) and Dr Ajay Chhaniyara (The Nairobi Hospital)