Through its strong partnerships with Ministries of Health, African governments, corporate and institutional donors and academic institutions, AMREF develops innovative solutions for African health issues.
Working together to maximise your business potential and improve the lives of the poorest communities in Africa, AMREF works with a wide variety of corporate partners.
AMREF has long-standing, mutually beneficial strategic partnerships that both meet our partners’ business objectives and deliver lasting health change for Africa's most vulnerable communities. We see these partnerships as dynamic partnerships that extend beyond financial support towards projects.
We have been working with corporate partners since 1980, developing successful partnerships across a wide range of industries. AMREF leverages the skills and expertise of industry professionals to help us deliver innovative solutions to African health problems and to help professionalise our operations. Current partnerships provide both direct financial support to our projects in Africa and skills sharing in areas such as IT, marketing, management, and strategic planning.
Our focus on being firmly rooted in Africa, at the heart of African communities and governments means we are uniquely placed to tailor partnerships that meet your specific business objectives. Find out more about how you can work with AMREF by contacting James Fletcher, Corporate Partnerships Manager on 0207 260 5520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AMREF conducts research alongside African communities to determine the most successful solutions to common African health problems.
To research what actually works. It is through disseminating this evidence-based knowledge that AMREF seeks to improve the health and well-being of as many African people as possible.
To ensure the highest quality of research and academic excellence, AMREF partners with world-renowned academic institutions, including the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the John Hopkins University in the USA. In Africa, AMREF works with Moi and Nairobi Universities in Kenya, Muhimbili University in Tanzania and Makerere University in Uganda.
AMREF also collaborates with medical research institutes, including the Centres for Disease Control in the USA, the Kenyan Medical Research Institute, and Tanzania’s National Institute of Medical Research.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
AMREF has worked in partnership with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to identify how school-based sexual and reproductive health (SRH) interventions can better reach and educate Tanzanian adolescents. The research has identified some important lessons, including the need to improve teacher training and supervision on a national scale in Tanzania, and the importance of introducing novel ways of teaching SRH in schools.
AMREF is also one of the African partners within the DFID Well consortium – managed by the London and Liverpool Schools of Tropical Medicine. The consortium aims to improve access to information and support in the water, sanitation and environmental health sector.
AMREF is also an influential partner in the Microbicides Development Programme, alongside LSHTM and other renowned institutions such as Oxford University and Imperial College, London. The purpose of the programme is to conduct research around microbicides – a product used vaginally to prevent infection by HIV or other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).