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AMPATH Integral to HIV Plan Launched by Kenya's First Lady

Kenya’s First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta, launched the West Pokot Business Plan for the elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV earlier this month. The business plan is a roadmap that outlines how the county will dedicate more resources for eMTCT by 2021. AMPATH, with support from USAID, implements HIV care and treatment in West Pokot County, including eMTCT, and played a significant role in creating the roadmap.

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AMPATH Research Leader Changes Roles

Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS, is leaving Indiana for a new adventure in New York City.

In early February, Vreeman will become the Vice Chair for the Department of Health System Design and Global Health at AMPATH Consortium member Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Director of the Sinai Global Sites Network for the Arnhold Institute for Global Health.

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Purdue Team Helps to Develop New Wound Kit

A team from the Purdue University College of Pharmacy worked with AMPATH consortium members and MTRH staff to develop a wound compression kit that treats skin conditions and infections, particularly Kaposi Sarcoma, a debilitating infection often linked with HIV.

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