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AMREF Flying Doctors celebrates 60 years in the air

Dr Bettina Vadera, chief executive and medical director of AMREF Flying Doctors,Kenya, writes of the service’s 60th anniversary   Lifting off from runway 14 at Wilson…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Acquires Second PC-12 Aircraft

AMREF Flying Doctors, a leading provider of medical air evacuation services in Africa, has acquired a second Pilatus PC-12 aircraft in replacement of a Caravan…


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Pilatus PC12 officially took off on its maiden flight

AMREF Flying Doctors latest addition to the fleet, the Pilatus PC12 officially took off on its maiden flight on 29th Nov 2016. Its first mission…


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New Air Ambulance Aircraft

AMREF Flying Doctors unveiled a new aircraft to strengthen the growing demand of its air evacuation services in the region. The new aircraft joins a…


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Maisha Air Ambulance Cover now available Via Scratch card

New Maisha Scratch Card System to allow faster, easier onboarding to the Maisha Medical Evacuation Scheme   On Monday, 21 November 2016 – AMREF Flying…


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AMREF Flying Doctors a finalist in the ITIJ Air Ambulance Provider of the Year Award, 2016

AMREF Flying Doctors, East Africa’s leading provider of air evacuation services, is once again a finalist for the prestigious ITIJ (The International Travel Insurance Journal)…


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Set up emergency fund, Amref urges counties

AMREF Flying Doctors has appealed to county governments to set up an “emergency fund” that can be redeemed during medical evacuations and national disasters. The…


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AMREF Flying Doctor Expand with Arusha Office Launch

In 18 AUGUST 2016 – AMREF Flying Doctors, the leading provider of medical air evacuation in the region, announced the strengthening of its regional presence…


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Advanced Cadiac Life Support Course (with Introduction to Aviation Medicine)

Take the chance and book for an Advanced Cardiac Life support Course with introduction to Aviation Limited space available Enrollment is on a “First Come…


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IMPORTANT – Public Notice!

It has come to our notice that due to confusion between AMREF Flying Doctors and Flying Doctors’ Society of Africa, two separate and unrelated organizations,…


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First Aid Skills – A must for every Workplace, Home

First Aid Skills – A must for every Workplace, Home Every home or workplace will at one point be faced with a medical emergency.  From…


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Business Daily Advertorial.

WHY THE MAISHA CARD IS A MUST HAVE: Not so many people in Kenya and the East African region consider air evacuation in times of…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Incubator Launch

AMREF Flying Doctors have received a new Neonatal Transport Incubator, TI 500 Incubator. This is neonatal transport incubator that is used for safe transport of…


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Up The Mountain Bible Mission

A group of mountain climbers from the Up The Mountain Bible Mission recently visited AMREF Flying Doctors at Wilson Airport. The purpose on the visit…


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Amref Health Africa Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Amref Health Africa has announced the appointment of Dr Githinji Gitahi as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Gitahi joined the organisation on June 1,…


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Inbound Travel Cover Launch

AMREF Flying Doctors and AIG Kenya have launched a new comprehensive Inbound Travel Insurance Cover with terrorism extension. AIG Kenya Insurance Co. Ltd in partnership…


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His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta Launches the NHIF Medical Evacuation Cover for Civil Servants and Disciplined Services

His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, launched emergency air rescue services to be provided by AMREF Flying Doctors for Disciplined Service Officers across the country, through…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Wins ITIJ 2014 Air Ambulance Of The Year Awards

Follow the link for a comprehensive look at the winners: http://www.itij.com/story/itij-industry-awards-winners-201412075


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Interview with Dr. Vadera, CEO & Chief Medical Officer at AMREF Flying Doctors, the IAG Assistance Partner in Kenya

AMREF Flying Doctors is shown in the IAG Globus database as an Air Ambulance company and a full medical assistance company delivering the full range…


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Karibu Travel Market Fair, Tanzania 2014

Once again, AMREF Flying Doctors will be participating at the Karibu Travel Market Fair, Arusha 2014, from 6th -8th June 2014. It is going to…


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AMREF FLYING DOCTORS’- KARIBU TRAVEL MARKET TANZANIA FAIR, ARUSHA 2014

It’s a Karibu Travel Market Tanzania Time! Once again, AMREF Flying Doctors will be participating at the Karibu Travel Market Fair, Arusha 2014, from 6th…


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Twice a Winner !

AMREF Flying Doctors awarded ITIJ Air Ambulance Provider of the year, 2014 Two weeks ago,I attended the annual ITIC (International Travel & Health Insurance Conference)…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Exhibits at the Arusha Community Christmas Fair 2013

The Arusha Community Christmas Fair was held on the 26th and 27th of November, at the TGT Sports Grounds opposite the Arusha Airport. You definitely…


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Mount Kenya 10 A Side Rugby Tournament

AMREF Flying Doctors sponsored Mount Kenya 10 A Side Rugby Tournament on the 28th and 29th September 2013 at the Nanyuki Sports club .The event…


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AFD offers medical standby coverage at the Lewa Downs safaricom marathon.

AMREF Flying Doctors offers medical coverage by ground ambulance, helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft.  Typical Kenyan sports events include the famous Safari Rally , the Lewa…


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Kisii accident victim flown to Nairobi

ONE of the victims of the accident which claimed 16 people in Kisii on Wednesday was flown to Nairobi on Saturday. Rachel Omae, a student…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Takes delivery of new Air Ambulance

AMREF Flying Doctors, the leading air ambulance service provider in Eastern Africa, has today taken delivery of a new aircraft in a bid to bolster…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Takes delivery new Air Ambulance (2)

NAIROBI, KENYA – JULY 08, 2013 – AMREF Flying Doctors, the leading air ambulance service provider in Eastern Africa, has today taken delivery of a…


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The Jeep Challenge

On the 8th of June, a team comprising of Phyllis Kimani, Shaban Yusuf Caroline Thiongo and Evans Arao, Represented AMREF Flying Doctors at the Jeep…


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AFD participates in Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair

The team comprising of Catherine Ochola, Carol Njogu, Jane Munyua and Yusuf Shaban were glad to have represented AMREF Flying Doctors at the Karibu fair…


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Save A Mum… We Were There, Were You?

Did you know that 200,000 mothers die every year due to a lack of simple medical care? And approximately 1.5 million African children are left…


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AFD hosts a Maisha Golf Club Night at the Nanyuki Sports Club

AMREF Flying Doctors hosted a Golf Maisha club night at the Nanyuki Sports Club, on 28th February 2013. Nanyuki is an upcoming market and thus…


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Public Notice: AMREF Flying Doctors is not the service provider for Flying Doctors Society of Africa’s Product

Notification It has come to our notice that air and ground evacuation cover is being offered by a Flying Doctors’ Society of Africa (FDSA). This…


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Official Notification

Notification AMREF (African Medical & Research Foundation) and its Flying Doctor Service have been providing air ambulance services since 1957 to people in East Africa,…


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AMREF is recognised for its ‘outstanding work in public health’

Transforming Communities from Within to impact Health Systems The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) received the World Federation of Public Health Associations 2012 Organisational…


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Dedication of AMREF Flying Doctors hangar to Dr Tom Rees

On 2 March 2012, the aircraft hangar at AMREF Flying Doctors at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, was dedicated to Dr Tom Rees, one of AMREF’s Founders.…


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Press Release: AMREF Flying Doctors Unveils new Air Ambulance Service

Under Maisha, Citizens will have direct access to affordable and quality Emergency Air Ambulance Services. Nairobi, kenya – January 23, 2012 – AMREF Flying Doctors,…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Enters Underwriting Agreement with Chartis Kenya

NAIROBI, KENYA – JANUARY 12, 2012 – AMREF Flying Doctors, the leading air ambulance service provider in East Africa and Chartis Insurance Company Limited a…


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AMREF Flying Doctors crowned 2011 Air Ambulance Provider of the Year

The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) Flying Doctors, East Africa’s leading provider of air evacuation services, is the recipient of the 2011 International Travel…


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AMREF Flying Doctors Air Ambulance Provider of the Year 2011

AMREF Flying Doctors awarded the International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ) Air Ambulance Provider of the Year for 2011 AMREF Flying Doctors was thrilled to be…


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AMREF Flying Doctors acquires new state-of-the-art Advanced Life Support Ground Ambulance

AMREF Flying Doctors last year acquired a new state of the art Advanced Life support Ground Ambulance to boost its road ambulance and airport/hospital transfer…


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