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Kenya’s Captains of Industries and Executives to Swing against HIV/AIDS at AHF Chairman’s Golf Tournament
NAIROBI, Kenya-Saturday, August 26th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Kenya’s captains of industries, government officials and executives will converge for the prestigious annual AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Kenya Chairman’s Golf Tournament at the Kiambu Golf Club in Nairobi.
This year, the tournament shall reach about 350 people with HIV/AIDS information and, as well provide HIV testing services to no less than 150 people.
Since inception in 2014, the AHF Chairman’s Golf Tournament has reached over 1,000 people with essential HIV/AIDS information and testing services.
The tournament strategically targets the nation’s captains of industries, senior government officials and other top business executives who are traditionally left out of HIV programming interventions.
AHF Kenya Chairman’s Golf Tournament honours Ambassador Dr. Stephen Karau, Chairman of the AHF Board of Trustees, who remains a major and active player in HIV/AIDS programming and in the public health sector in Kenya. Through the tournament, Ambassador Karau’s passion of impacting lives becomes projected once again, especially through bringing crucial HIV/AIDS services closer to an important but neglected group.
AHF is a non-profit Global NGO, legally registered in the US in 1987. The organization commenced its operations in Kenya in 2007 and was officially registered as an NGO in June 2008. Currently, AHF works in 9 counties, namely: Makueni, Mombasa, Nairobi, Turkana, Muranga, Nakuru, Kisii, Kilifi and Homabay County, supporting more than 120 health facilities and serving more than 38,000 patients.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organisation, currently provides medical care and services to over 805,000 individuals in 39 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org, find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare
AHF KENYA MEDIA CONTACT
Program Development and Advocacy Manager
AHF AFRICA MEDIA CONTACT
Senior Manager PR and Communications – Africa Bureau
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